What are the differences between iCloud and Tresorit?

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Let us understand the concepts of iCloud and Tresorit before learning the differences between them.


It is an ultra-secure place in the cloud used to store, sync, and share files within your organization and with external partners.

It is a premium cloud storage service which has an end-to-end encrypted, zeroknowledge content collaboration platform that is designed to safeguard the digital valuables of individuals and organizations with the highest classification in the cloud.


The features of Tresorit are as follows −

  • Share files securely with anyone in an organization

  • Access the work documents from anywhere, at any time, on any device.

  • Keep the stored files safe from unauthorized access and data breaches

  • Large amounts of file storage

  • Fine control of synchronization having deleted version recovery

  • Administrative reports and analysis

  • File Request feature


The advantages of Tresorit are as follows −

  • It is an End-to-end encrypted.

  • There is Gmail and Outlook integration, and also it provides 3 GB storage for free and for paid 500 GB - 2,500 GB.

  • It has 24/7 support services.


The disadvantages of Tresorit are as follows −

  • The paid versions are more expensive

  • It is little bit complicated to use


iCloud is one of the cloud storage and provides cloud computing services, it was launched in the year 2011 by Apple Inc. It enables users to store data like documents, photos, and music on remote servers. It also provides wireless backup iOS devices directly to iCloud instead of manual backups.

We can store all type files in iCloud Drive, if they are less than 50GB in size. Generally if we sign up for iCloud we get 5GB free storage for Backup’s, Mail and iCloud Drive. If we want more storage we need to upgrade our iCloud storage based on the plans. We can also share 200Gb and 2TB plans with our family by paying a monthly bill in Apple.


The features of iCloud are as follows −

  • iCloud Drive helps us to save files and app data to iCloud

  • It is available for iOS, Macs, and Windows PCs

  • We can access all of our files and data from any device

  • Keeps the files/folders up to date in our devices

  • File sharing management

  • Cloud storage security

  • Cloud administration

  • Cloud storage platform


The advantages of iCloud are as follows −

  • Increase efficiency.

  • Portability.

  • Work from anywhere made it easier.

  • It is a clean platform.

  • iCloud is user-friendly.


The disadvantages of iCloud are as follows −

  • Accessibility of photos on desktop platforms.

  • App options on desktop.

  • Automatically backs up files.

  • Customization is not possible.

  • To share large files, you need to upgrade to a paid version.


The major differences between iCloud and Tresorit are as follows −

iCloud was owned by Apple Inc in 2011.
Tresorit was acquired by Tresorit in 2014.
iCloud offers 5 GB free storage space when we sign up.
Tresorit offers 3 GB free storage space.
iCloud maximum storage size of 2 TB.
The maximum storage capacity is 1000GB.
iCloud the files stored are encrypted.
Tresorit Files are encrypted.
iCloud does not have client-side encryption.
Tresorit has client side encryption.
iCloud maximum file size is 50 GB.
The maximum file size which is available for free is 500MB and for file size bigger than that is paid.
iCloud provides file hosting and cloud storage services.
Tresorit provides file hosting, file sharing and cloud storage service.
iCloud has band-width limit.
Tresorit has no band-width limit.
iCloud supports file versioning partially.
Tresorit supports file versioning for paid plans.
Updated on 24-Mar-2022 05:32:38