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Hightail is a reliable cloud platform with robust online storage, sharing, and file management capabilities, developed for businesses of all sizes. Th... Learn More


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Adobe Send and Track, formerly Adobe SendNow, lets you share, send, and track large files without the difficulty of email size restrictions, FTP sites... Learn More


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StuffIt provides file compression, encryption, and expansion. In addition, it lets you create both ZIP and SITX archives, and also simplifies your wor... Learn More


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SugarSync is a service that helps you sync your life. With a simple download on your computers and mobile devices, you have access to all the Cloud ha... Learn More

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Pricing Starting From

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Hightail

File Sharing

Free Plan

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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing

$ 1.67
For 1 Month / 1 user(s)

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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management

$ 49.99
Single payment / 1 user(s)

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SugarSync

File Sharing

$ 7.49
For 1 Year / 1 user(s)

Available Features

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Hightail

File Sharing

Share files up to 10GB

Unlimited storage

Unlimited e-signatures

Secure delivery

Data encryption

Mobile & desktop app access

Microsoft Outlook plugin

Receive large files from anyone

Custom branding

Add & remove users

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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing

Upload large documents, images, audio, or video files

Send related files together for convenient viewing

Enter email addresses and click Send

Recipients click on a link to view or download your file

Get notified by email when your file is viewed

Track downloads in an online dashboard

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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management

Open Zip archives

Open StuffIt X archives

Open Encrypted Zip archives

Open RAR archives

Open TAR archives (including compressed TAR)

Open 7Zip archives

Open 25 more formats

Create Zip archives

Create Encrypted Zips

Create StuffIt X archives

Create archives with strong encryption

Browse archive contents

Add files to an existing archive

JPEG compression

MP3 compression

PDF compression

TIF, PNG, and BMP compression

MS Office document compression

Compression of WAV audio files

StuffIt Destinations (Mac Only) Custom Drag & Drop Tool

Compress and send via email

Compress and FTP

Compress and burn to CD/DVD

Automatically redirect large files to SendStuffNow

Automatically redirect large files to Dropbox® (Mac Only)

Automatically redirect large files to Google Drive® (Mac Only)

Automatically redirect large files to Microsoft OneDrive® (Mac Only)

Automatically redirect large files from email to FTP

Back up only recently changed files

Schedule automatic backups

Back up across multiple CDs/DVDs

Finder Menu bar integration (MagicMenu Mac Only)

Automator Plug-in (Mac Only)

Integrated with SendStuffNow file delivery service

Integrated with Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft One drive file delivery service (MacOnly)

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SugarSync

File Sharing

1-3 users

1000 GB

Sync Multiple Devices

Online Backup

Mobile Apps

Security & Protection

Music & Photos

emote Access

Folder & File Sharing

Admin Control

Live Phone Support

Remote Wipe Computers

Free Trial Availability

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Hightail

File Sharing
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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing

No Free Trial Available.

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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management
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SugarSync

File Sharing
Free Trial Available

Most Favorable User Review

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Hightail

File Sharing
User review from
9
Tapan Jain
Sep 19, 2015

Hightail is the rebranded version of YouSendIt. It originally began as a service to send large files which were too big to be sent as an email attachment. But now after changing the name to Hightail, it also provides cloud storage, file synchronization and electronic signature in addition to sharing large files. It also offers document tracking so that one can know when a recipient has opened or downloaded a file. Hightail offers desktop applications, mobile applications and Outlook plugins which make it available across almost all platforms. It offers a free account with 2 GB of cloud storage and a maximum file size of 250 MB. Paid version gives you unlimited storage and e-signature with a 2 GB limit on the maximum file size.

Pros :

One can set sharing controls and files can be accessed from anywhere on any device. It offers a dedicated folder which is synced across the devices. One can simply drag and drop the files to be synced to this folder. You can also set expiration date for the shared documents so that one cannot access or download those files or documents after a specified time. Even a limit can be applied on the total number of downloads using a particular link. Files can even be password protected for an additional layer of protection. It enhances the productivity as one can access official files on other devices and start from where you left at the office. Any changes made are reflected in real time to all the devices. Hightail can be used directly from Outlook and Sharepoint. It offers unparalleled security for your digital content all the time. The data is always encrypted whether in transit or on Hightail server. The Hightail data centers are protected by Firewalls and antivirus solutions for protection against hackers and malware. The files can even be wiped out remotely in case of a lost or stolen laptop or a mobile device.

Cons :

Hightail cannot be integrated with CRM solutions like Salesforce which limits its use. Also, version management is not available which is a big miss as when used as a file collaboration platform, multiple people will work on the same file and if something goes wrong accidentally, there should always be an option to roll back to a previous version. No URL shortener service is integrated with Hightail which makes it difficult to share the file links on social media like Twitter which have word limitations.

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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing
User review from
7
Tapan Jain
Sep 19, 2015

Adobe Send makes it easy to share large files by providing a cloud storage and sharing platform hosted over Adobe cloud servers. It is very simple to use. The file needs to be shared it uploaded to Adobe Send and email ids are entered for people the file is supposed to be shared with. An email with the link to view or download the uploaded file is sent to the people immediately. If file sharing is not the primary purpose, Adobe Send can also be used as a secure cloud storage solution. It also has a desktop application like other players which makes it easy to sync your files on your local hard drive.

Pros :

Adobe Send deploys various mechanisms to ensure that your data remains safe. It also offers tracking features so that one can easily track if the file has been opened or how many times it has been opened. The best feature is its Microsoft Outlook plugin available for Windows OS users. Users can set up the Adobe Send plugin to various configurations. The Adobe Send plugin can be used as a default way to send all attachments or can be set up to be used only if the attachment size is above a specified threshold. One can even set various permissions for files sent using Adobe Send like the number of days the file will be available for download and a delivery receipt to be received when the file has been delivered to the recipient. Another interesting feature is the option to convert all the files to PDF before sending. This avoids the worry of your content gets edited by unauthorized people.

Cons :

Adobe Send does not offer mobile apps which is a big disappointment as it does not let users to share and access files on the go. The maximum size of a file that can be uploaded and shared is limited to 2 GB which is quite less by today’s standards. Phone support is not available on weekends which can let customers miss critical deadline in case there is an issue with the service. No Outlook plugin is present for Mac OS users.

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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management

No favorable user review available yet for StuffIt Deluxe.

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SugarSync

File Sharing
User review from
8
anchal jain
Dec 2, 2015

Like many other online file sharing solutions available in the market today, SugarSync is also a very secure and easy to use the platform to share files and save data on the cloud. With the ease with which this software can be used on multiple devices like phones and laptops increase user comfort and becomes a very convenient tool to use at any point in time. SugarSync allows its users to share file across multiple devices in one go. One can simply drag and drop the file to be transferred and send it across with minimum amount of clicks. To locate a file already present in your ‘My SugarSync’ folder, there is a search bar provided for user convenience. With this feature, one does not have to scroll through the documents to find the desired result.

Pros :

  • The drag and drop feature in SugarSync works not only for files that are uploaded to the ‘My SugarSync’ folder, but one can also add the files in the ‘My SugarSync’ folder from personal devices through drag-drop.
  • This not only saves your time in locating the file while browsing but also makes the process faster and more accurate.
  • I am personally very fond of the SugarSync user interface as it is very interactive and very easy to use.
  • The features on the interface help to reduce your time to transfer file at every step.
  • Creating a public link for files is only a child's play in SugarSync.

Cons :

  • SugarSync is not very well priced as compared to many of its competitors.
  • One has to combine files if a single file is more than 300 MB as SugarSync is not very supportive to large file transfers.
  • We have also observed that a folder that has a large number of files, although the files are small in size, are never synced well in SugarSync.
  • There are some or the other issues that keep popping up in such folders.

Most Favorable Critic Review

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Hightail

File Sharing
100
Anonymous contribution , Best online file storage

Thursday 08 May 2014

When it comes to sharing files, Hightail is definitely one of the best available. The unlimited number of downloads, uploads, sends and storage space in addition to easy web access from your desktop, laptop or mobile devices means you can share all of your favorite files, anytime, anywhere. The tracking lets you know instantly if your files are being viewed and who is viewing them. 

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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing
100
Tony Bradley , PCWorld

Monday 14 November 2011

Email is a great method of communication, but it isn't always the best way to share data. Adobe SendNow makes it easier to share large files with others, with new tools for SendNow. Now, there is a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook, and a tool to convert files to PDF.

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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management
100
Anonymous contribution , Andolaurina Art

Friday 29 January 2010

StuffIt Deluxe is super-easy and fast to use.  I was very satisfied with the additional compression yielded through the sitx file compression.  For my own archives, I’ll be using that.  I will continue to distribute art content and graphics file via zip files, but I will be switching to StuffIt Deluxe as well, since I had less corruption errors.  I also will be using StuffIt Connect to transfer large files to friends, family and co-workers. So, if you’re looking for a solid file compression solution, StuffIt Deluxe is a great choice and a good value for the money.

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SugarSync

File Sharing
100
Anonymous contribution , PCTechGuide

Friday 24 May 2013

SugarSync is by far the most sophisticated of all synchronization programs. Covering PC, Macintosh and mobile phone users, the company has presented a full range of data protection for the kaliedescope of computing users.Ease of use, secure sessions between the cloud transfers, support for mobile users, and add on storage for some company referrals isn’t a bad deal for the price. All in all this product’s appeal is as sweet as “sugar.”

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Most Unfavorable Critic Review

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Hightail

File Sharing
40
Robert Farren , GetApp

Friday 18 September 2015

This program used to be good, but now is so slow I can't even deal with it. The upload speeds are as if I have dial up. I mainly have an issue with any file that is bigger that 50mb. I use the desktop app, still slow, so then I started using wetransfer as a comparison. What would (450mb file) take 5 hours to upload on Hightail literally only took 19 minutes to upload with wetransfer, so obviously the problem isn't with me, it's with Hightail. Oh and if you tell hightail that the upload speeds are mindnumbingly slow, they tell you it's your fault... which would be true if it weren't for wetransfer showing me evidence to the contrary.

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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing
0
Anonymous contribution , GetApp

Monday 30 November -1

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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management
Steven Sande , TUAW

Saturday 03 October 2009

In my opinion, this program has outlived its usefulness, it's overpriced, and it duplicates functionality that can be found elsewhere at less expense.

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SugarSync

File Sharing
0
Anonymous contribution , GetApp

Monday 30 November -1

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Demo Video

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Hightail Demo Video

File Sharing
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Adobe Send and Track Demo Video

File Sharing
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StuffIt Deluxe Demo Video

Document Management
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SugarSync Demo Video

File Sharing

Screenshots

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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing
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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management
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Typical Customer

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Hightail

File Sharing
  • Business
  • Personal Use
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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing
  • Business
  • Personal Use
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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management
  • Business
  • Personal Use
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SugarSync

File Sharing
  • Business
  • Personal Use

Supported Devices

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Hightail

File Sharing
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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing
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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management
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SugarSync

File Sharing

Supported Languages

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Hightail

File Sharing
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • German
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Adobe Send and Track

File Sharing
  • English
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StuffIt Deluxe

Document Management
  • English
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SugarSync

File Sharing
  • English
  • Spanish

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