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Install and run FileCloud on your own Windows and Linux servers

FileCloud Online

We host FileCloud for you on compliant (HIPAA/ITAR/GDPR) infrastructure. No setup needed.
Your free trial includes:
  • Free for 14 days, up to 20 users
  • All features enabled
  • Run FileCloud on your on-premises servers or in the cloud (AWS, Azure, etc..)
  • Mobile and Desktop Apps - Sync, Drive, Add-ons for Office & Outlook
  • Full support during trial
Your free trial includes:
  • Free for 14 days (5 users, 1TB)
  • All features enabled
  • Mobile and Desktop Apps - Sync, Drive, Add-ons for Office & Outlook
  • Admin Portal for managing your organization
  • Full support during trial
  • Note: During deployment, you will have a choice of regions, but trial runs in US East

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SeaFile Alternative – FileCloud offers secure high speed enterprise file share and sync.

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Best Seafile alternative – FileCloud

Looking for a better Seafile alternative? FileCloud is the best Enterprise file sync and share platform with high performance and reliability. FileCloud can be run on windows server, supports synchronization of files with Windows client, can be hosted on premise or online. FileCloud is a better sync platform compared to Seafile and much more secure as well.

FileCloud and Seafile features

FileCloud gives you more control over your data and much more security compliant features. Just like Seafile, FileCloud also provides cross platform file sync, mobile file access via android and ios, network drive client, permission controls, file versioning, multiple security levels, backup and data recovery and much more. FileCloud provides much more control with features like full text search, federated search, ransomware protection, powerful admin, superior user interface and better customer support than Seafile as the best alternative to Seafile.

Advantages over Seafile for your Business

FileCloud offers customization to use your own logo and custom login screen. We also offer large file support and unlimited client/ partner accounts, you can run FileCloud on your own domain and have 100% control of your data. Seafile is a good file share and sync platform but, it misses on features like LDAP and Active Directory, which are provided in FileCloud with all necessary Seafile features making it the best alternative to Seafile

FileCloud workflow features

Do you require advanced workflow capabilities to power your enterprise needs? With FileCloud, you get role-based access, powerful admin reports, meta data management, control file/folder access, control user groups and assign appropriate file restrictions when needed. You can also allow remote access to existing Windows File servers preserving user NTFS permissions. Secure your data with Two-Factor authentication, encryption protocols and automatic anti-virus scanning. Also get smart notifications, file locking and design custom workflows. FileCloud gives you the power to manage and control your enterprise data smartly and efficiently.

FileCloud also has integration support with many external applications unlike Seafile and provides you with anything and everything you need as a Seafile alternative file sharing platform. Read through our happy customer stories to know why they love Filecloud

To see the power of FileCloud in action, register for a Free Trial today from the link below.


Check a small snapshot of FileCloud features

  • Option to host FileCloud on on-premise or any IaaS (e.g. AWS, Azure)
  • Powerful administration features (Device Dashboard, detailed audit logs)
  • Customization (Change Logo, Change Login screen, Run on custom domain)
  • Unlimited free external (partner/ client) accounts (1000s of $ savings)
  • Federated search
  • Full Text Search
  • Designed for mobile (Allows you to work on the Go)
  • Advanced sharing options
  • Security and permissions at various levels
  • Virtual drive & selective sync
  • Integration with Active Directory and users can keep using same Active Directory credentials
  • Strong metadata management capabilities to classify files using tags and custom meta data sets
  • Flexible storage options
  • Customizable work flows and Office 365 integration
  • All major file types supported
  • Access documents using web interface without an installed client on local machine
  • Real time file sync

SeaFile vs FileCloud

FileCloud Seafile
Business Model $/user license $/user license
Pricing for 100 users/year $5000 $5000
Hosting Options & Features
On Premise/Self-Hosted yes yes
Cloud Hosted yes no
IAAS (AWS) yes no
IAAS (AWS GovCloud) yes no
IAAS (Azure) yes no
Multi-Tenancy yes yes
Run On Docker yes no
Run On Linux Server yes yes
Run On Windows Server yes yes
Storage, Sync & Backup Features
Storage Sync yes no
Large File Support, max file size yes yes
Supported Local Storage yes yes
Storage Limitation Unlimited Unlimited
Endpoint Backup (Mulitple folders) yes no
Branch Office Synchronization yes no
Mobile Features
Mobile OS Compatibility iOS, Android, Windows Phone iOS, Android
iOS, Android Media backup yes no
Cloud Features
File Sharing yes yes
Secure Access yes yes
Cross Platform yes yes
Desktop Sync – Cross Platform(Windows, Mac, Linux) yes yes
Document Quick Edit yes no
Document Web Edit yes no
Embedded File Upload Form yes no
File Comments/Activity Stream yes yes
Workflow Automation yes no
Chrome Extension yes no
Gmail Extension yes no
Customization, Branding Custom branding, White label, Emails, ToS Policies etc yes
Security, Access Control & Existing File Systems Integration
Integrate – Existing Home Directories yes no
NTFS Support yes no
Network Share Support yes no
Network Share Versioning yes no
Active Directory Support yes yes
Multiple Active Directory yes yes
Single Sign-On yes no
SAML Authentication yes no
Data At Rest Encryption yes yes
Two Factor Authentication(2FA) yes no
File Locking yes no
Outlook Integration yes no
API Support yes no
Sharepoint plugin no no
E-signature Under Development no
Google Drive Integration Under Development no
Amazon S3/OpenStack Support yes yes
Audit & Admin Tools
Access and Monitoring Control yes yes
Mobile Device Management (Block devices, remote wipe, notification to devices) yes no
Audit Reports yes yes
Geo IP Access Reports yes no
File Analytics & Reporting (Summary of Client Applications per OS & Type, User Shares, Active Files Managed, File Type Distribution) yes no
Role Based Administration yes yes
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1000s of Organizations Run FileCloud

We love FileCloud’s simplicity, mobile apps, and above all, responsiveness of FileCloud team.

Our primary goal was to share while keeping the data onsite.

We chose FileCloud for its ease of installation and use, as well as the generous price point and helpful support.

FileCloud Features – Alternative to SEAFILE


Web Access


Mobile Apps

Desktop Sync Apps

Drive App

Microsoft Outlook Add-In

Administration Portal




FileCloud Direct Installation Windows Vista/7/8, Windows Server 2003/2008 64 bit (Installer), Ubuntu (deb), Redhat & CentOS(rpm)
FileCloud VM Installation OVF (VMWare Products, VirtualBox)
Run on your Own Premises using your own infrastructure Yes
Run on Own Domain Runs under your domain (Ex:
Full SSL Encryption support Yes
High Availability Setups Possible Yes
Authentication Active Directory, LDAP or Local Authentication
Storage Local Storage on Local HDD, NAS, SAN
Multi-Tenancy Serve multiple clients using a single instance
Company Network Shares Make any network shares accessible via FileCloud

Web Access

Supported Browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft IE 8 and later
Access, Browse, View Files and Folders Get your organization files from anywhere
Preview Microsoft DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, DOC, XLS, PPT files Instant Preview support for office documents without downloading
Download Files Download files to your PC for offline access
Download Entire Folders or Multiple Files as Zip Zip compression to facilitate faster downloads
Copy, Move, Delete Files or Folders Exhaustive file management functions
Automatic File Versioning Unlimited Automatic file versioning and recovery
Upload multiple files using drag and drop Easy uploading. Just drag and drop files to the browser window.
Play back media files (music and video)
Photo gallery support for jpeg and png images Gallery / Slideshow view for photos and pictures
Manage Favorite Files and Folder Locations
Automatic listing of most recently accessed files Shortcut to recently accessed files.
Search files and folders recursively Allows sub folder file search
Recycle Bin Support to restore deleted files Recover accidentally deleted files in 2 clicks.
WebDAV support Connect with many different client apps using WebDAV


Share Files and Folders to other users inside and outside the organization 1-Click file sharing and easy collaboration
Public Shares Allows anyone using a provided link to access files or folders
Private Secure Shares Allows only users having proper login credentials to access the share
Upload to Public Shares Yes
Share Permissions Read, Write, Re-sharing, *Sync (* only for managed storage)
Set Share Link Expiry Dates Time limited shares
Email Notifications for Shares Email notification for easy file sharing
File Change Notifications via email Keep up to date on what files are changing

Mobile Apps

Supported Mobile Platforms Mobile apps available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry
Access, Browse, View Files and Folders Yes
Download Files for Offline Access Yes
Manage all connected mobile devices directly via Admin Portal Yes
Remotely wipe all offline files in a mobile device Yes
Block a specific mobile device from logging in Yes
Download All Files in Folder for Offline Access Yes
Copy, Move, Delete Files or Folders Exhaustive file management functions
Upload files, photos, videos from your mobile Yes
Playback media files (music and video) YesNative media formats (mp4 and mp3)
Photo gallery support for jpeg and png images Yes
Manage Favorite Files and Folder Locations Yes
View Recently Accessed Files Yes
Share a file directly via Email Yes
Share a link to file or folder Yes
Open files in other apps installed on the device Yes

Desktop Sync Apps

Supported Platforms Windows Vista/7/8, Ubuntu, Mac OSX
Work Offline with your Managed Storage Cloud Files Yes
Work Offline with files shared with you Yes
Synchronize Files back to the Cloud when online automatically Yes
Upload many files and folders effortlessly Yes

Drive App

Supported Platforms Windows Vista/7/8
Desktop file access using mapped drives Yes
Mount cloud space as local drive Yes
Drag and Drop files Yes
Edit Documents directly Yes
File Caching Support Yes

Microsoft Outlook Add-In

Supported Versions Microsoft Outlook 2007 and above
Share files and folders from Cloud Yes
Upload files to Cloud Yes
Share as an attachment or link Yes

Administration Portal

Web based Centralized Administration Yes
Manage and Administer User Accounts Yes
Manage and Administer User Groups Yes
Manage and Administer External Network Shares Yes
1-Click Upgrade Process for Updating to New Versions Yes
Mobile Device Management Yes
Easy customization and branding using web interface Yes


Secure Socket layer Yes
Anti-Virus Integration Yes
PIN lock code for Mobile apps Yes
Full HIPAA Compliant Audit Trail Yes
Track all mobile devices attached to FileCloud Yes
Remote Wipe or Block certain mobile devices Yes


Customize all branding and logos Yes
Use your own domain name Yes
Customized Email Messages Yes
Use your own email server Yes
Language Localization Support Yes

Who is using FileCloud?

Key FileCloud Advantages

  • Mobile Access – Top rated mobile apps on iOS, Android, Windows 8 and Blackberry
  • Auditing and Data Governance Features
  • Mobile device Management- Remote monitoring, wiping, blocking devices
  • Options to Customize
  • Lowest Cost to Own
  • Simple pricing. No Upsell


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