Share More, Share Faster, Share Securely
Filemail is a DropBox alternative to share large files of any size. DropBox is a huge name in the industry. They first appeared in 2008, which is the same year Filemail started, so both of us are established brands.
They, just like us, offer a number of paid plans, free trials, and an enterprise level offering. However, since its inception it has gradually branched into collaborative capabilities, whereas we haven't.
We have apps available for platforms including Windows, iOS, Android, and iPhone. We also have a plugin for Outlook that let's you share large files without leaving the email client. Of course, you can also use our website if you want to. Whatever way you transfer files, we've got you covered.
Our desktop apps for both Windows and iOS, utilise UDP transfer acceleration which gives you transfer rates that are much faster than TCP based solutions. There is no other solution on the market that offers you UDP transfer at the cost-effective prices we charge.
With countless reports of malware infesting devices world-wide, and the many other tactics used by the scrupulous kind, having no anti-virus protection for any account type is a risk not worth taking. At Filemail, anti-virus protection is one of our ever-present security features.
We are purely focused on providing a stellar cloud-based file transferring experience. We don't offer collaborative apps, and other things that lead us astray from our primary purpose, which is to send your files fast.
Both DropBox and Filemail enable you to share files for free, so let's see how the two compare in the table below.
With Filemail you can share up to 5 GB for free, no registration required. No need to compress, nor split files.
Use Filemail and get no restrictions on the number of times your shared files are downloaded, or how much bandwidth it takes up.
Infested files make their way into systems all the time. Unlike DropBox files that go through our system are scanned for viruses.
You want to send a file quickly, and that's it. You don't want the file lingering for an unknown period of time. With us, you know it will be deleted after 7 days.
A 1-user account is for professional and a one-person small business in a multitude of fields including audio/video specialists, engineers, photographers and marketers to name but a few.
DropBox and Filemail individual account features are shown and compared in the table below.
2 GB via DropBox
50 GB via dropbox.com
2TB via desktop and mobile apps
100 GB via DropBox
For just $15 a month you get a transfer solution packed with benefits as all features are included in the price.
We use a custom UDP, which can accelerate transfer speeds of up to 200 times more, when compared to TCP based protocols.
With encrypted transfers, anti-virus protection, and password protection, you can rest assured the files you sent are the ones your clients will receive.
Our delivery tracking ensures you are in the loop as to the status of the files you've shared. You'll know when your clients have downloaded them.
Choose a business account when you need multiple users. Because of the prevalence of transferring data, a variety of business use more feature-rich solutions rather than relying on email and other such tools.
The following table shows how Filemail Business account compares to DropBox Business. Just like in the previous comparison you will note that DropBox has two tiers in this account type.
We have no restrictions as to the size of file you can upload and share with any of our apps.
Visitors to your website can upload directly into your account via our simple on-line HTML integration.
Get your own sub-domain with a name of your choosing. Present a professional front when it comes to uploading and downloading.
At Filemail each user gets their own storage space, so you can keep separate files, projects and clients.
An enterprise account is for large businesses that require rigorous auditing tools, as well as storage and transfer protocols that comply with various legal and industry regulations.
Managed File Transfer (MFT) applications provide a greater number of security features with granular controls, such as reporting, end-to-end encryption, and a multitude of other features that enterprise businesses can't do with out.
Both DropBox and Filemail offer a premium plan promoting MFT software. A side-by-side comparison is shown below.
Create unlimited custom upload pages for each client, project or department, choice is yours.
We share penetration tests with clients who request them, so you can see for yourself that we are continuously protected from the latest dangers.
You don't need to contact us to figure out how much you would pay. It's listed clearly, so you can work it out for yourself.
Our robust tool-set enables you to completely control all traffic - inbound and outbound, as well as users and data.
Filemail is awesome! super convenient and very reliable. I have been sending tons of files and they always get there on time and with no pressure! I recommend them 100 !!
I love FileMail and use it for my digital forensic investigation business all the time. I can have customers send me files, and then I can return completed reports to them. I love the fact that it notifies when they download my report. It allows me to record case activity. It is awesome!
Working in media and the need for transferring files in the quickest, safest and easiest way possible - there is only one option for me; Filemail. Reliable in the daily workflow.
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