Developed by Google, Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service and is perfect for remote teams.
Popular among many as the go-to cloud storage service, Google Drive provides its users the facility to upload photos, files and documents into the drive and then access these from any device.
Moreover, Google Drive also offers applications with offline abilities for your devices. With the software, you can incorporate Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, all of which are part of the Office Suite.
The files created and edited in the software can be uploaded and saved to Google Drive from any device and then can be accessed by your team members from their own devices.
Google Drive integrates with cloud-native apps allowing you to collaborate effectively in real-time with your team
Google Drive also integrates with other software to allow you to integrate the tools already in use with Drive for easy workflow
Search capabilities cut time drastically allowing you to find your files faster without sifting through loads of documents
Video conferencing ability
G Suite Essentials plan is $10 per user per month
G Suite Enterprise Essentials plan is $20 per user per month
Currently, Google Drive is offering the plans for free through till September 30, 2020
Box is basically a file-sharing software solution. The software is cloud-based file storage aimed at helping teams to store and share files, and have easy access to them from a centralized platform.
Box allows you to access the stored files or share files from any device making it ideal for remote teams and teams located in different locations.
Gives teams one platform to securely communicate and collaborate on tasks
Access and work with files all stored in Box from any device
Automate processes freeing up your time for other focus areas
Take notes in meetings, review and collaborate on project plans in real-time
Integrate with other software in use
Starter plan for $7 per month per user
Business plan for $20 per month per user
Business plus plan for $33 per month per user
Enterprise plan for $47 per month per user
FileCloud is a web-based software solution for file sharing. The software provides you the option to save and share files on a self-hosted server or a web-based platform.
Moreover, FileCloud backs all your data so you can easily collaborate with others by giving them access to space specifically created for this purpose.
Ability to send large files
Secure web-based file sharing
User-friendly application for file transfer
Multiple permission levels allow you to create appropriate access levels for different levels of employees in your workspace
Alerts for time-sensitive uploads
Option to brand your FileCloud with your company logo
Level 1 plan for $129 per month for 5 user accounts
Level 2 plan for $199 per month for 10 user accounts
Level 3 plan for $279 per month for up to 25 user accounts
ShareFile is another secure file transfer software suite.
The software’s interface is user-friendly and easy to understand, offering an array of advanced sharing features.
ShareFile aims at being the go-to file sharing option, offering both individual and professional file sharing options and capabilities able to cater to all size businesses.
Store, send and sync files without restrictions
Connect to your content, with a secure point of access to all your data from any device
Ability to collaborate with customizable workflows and Office 365 integration
Options to encrypt emails
Legally binding e-signatures
Standard plan for $50 per month for 5 users, and a supplementary $9.90 for each additional user
Advanced plan for $77 per month for 5 users, and a supplementary $15.30 for each additional user
Premium plan for $122 per month for 5 users, and a supplementary $24.30 per additional user
Virtual data room for $338 per month with advanced security, sharing, and control for sensitive data
8. Synology Drive
Now known as simply Synology is a tool aimed to sync files between your computer and Synology NAS.
The software allows for your important files and documents to be available from any location.
The next file sharing app on our list is Files.com. Files.com is a single API and app for all the files in your business.
The software is a file manager based in the cloud and provides file storage as well as a secure means to share files via links.
Furthermore, while providing storage space for files, Files.com also allows users to use the system as an interface to other software, therefore allowing for integration and easy collaboration.
Cloud storage, gateway and MFT
Accessible on a web, mobile, and desktop app
Share and collaborate on files with ease
Inbound file inboxes and file requests
Securely send file links via E-Mail
Low or no-code automation available
Security for your files is provided
Starter plan for $10 per month per user
Power plan for $15 per month per user
Premier plan for $20 per month per user
Custom plan available
eFileCabinet is the next file sharing app on our list. The software allows for customized workflow automation and document approvals. As well as allows for file sharing and organizing with real-time dashboards.
Moreover, the software can also integrate with your other tools and applications for streamlined processes.
Portfolios for your most used documents
Instant file retrieval
Encrypted file sharing and requests
Option to create role-based permissions
Advantage plan starting at $55 per month per user
Business plan for $99 per month per user
Unlimited plan for $199 per month per user
So, there you have it, our top picks for the best file sharing apps that you need to consider when choosing an efficient way of working. We hope this list will help you in making your decision.
So, get to it, and don’t forget to recommend your favorite tool in the comments section below – i.e. if it is not on the list.