You can find more complete documentation about LiteFS in the document virtualfs.html.

A short explanation

LiteFS has many usage. Unlike other file-systems, LiteFS operate completly with normal user process. There is no file system mount involved, but it behaves like a file system.

LiteFS establish a file system relation between processes and LiteFS back-ends. There are many back-ends available. They offer the following services:

The missing link on the desktop

LiteFS offers a neat way to access programs and resources on several machines at once. It supports a concept of remote execution. When you execute a program in a LiteFS volume, it is executed on the remote side, transparently. Since LiteFS volume auto-connect, with graphical popups (passwords), one can easily create scripts and user interface accelerators (menus) which are executing programs on a remote computer without knowing.