What are the differences between SecureSafe and ShareFile?

Let us understand the concepts of SecureSafe and ShareFile before learning the differences between them.


SecureSafe was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009 and is one of the file hosting services and cloud storage. It also provides password safe, document storage and digital spaces for online collaboration. It is based on the basis of principles of security by design and privacy by design. It offers 100 MB storage space for free and for paid users, it offers 100 GB storage space.


The features of SecureSafe are as follows −

  • Password manager

  • File storage

  • 2-factor authentication

  • Data rooms

  • Data inheritance


ShareFile was launched by Jesse Lipson in the year 2005 and was later owned by Citrix system in the year 2011. It can be integrated with any third party applications and current file storage systems to ensure flexible and synchronous file storage, modification, saving, sending and retrieval of files. It accommodates the secure sending of large files, with the ability to send and receive files of up to 100 GB in size.

It helps us to access the files from any device, mobile or desktop, allowing you to work anywhere. We can also add an e-signature feature to our documents, provide tracking tools and get notified when files are received.


The features of ShareFile are as follows −

  • ShareFile Sync

  • Desktop Widget

  • Version Control

  • Collaboration Tools

  • Compliance

  • Tracking

  • Document Archiving

  • Document Assembly

  • Document Indexing

  • Document Retention

  • e-Signature

  • File Recovery


The advantages of ShareFile are as follows −

  • We can share documents

  • Unlimited storage

  • Send and receive files in a more safe and secure way.

  • Software includes a number of features.


The disadvantages of ShareFile are as follows −

  • Difficult to non-tech people to handle

  • Outlook extension of ShareFile is not good

  • Sometimes documents are shown as corrupted and forced to reload.

  • Transferring takes a lot of time.


The major differences between SecureSafe and ShareFile are as follows −

It was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009.
ShareFile was owned by Citrix systems in the year 2005.
It offers 100 MB storage space for free.
ShareFile offers 30 days free trial for maximum storage size is 10 GB.
SecureSafe offers file synchronization and a file hosting service.
ShareFile provides file synchronization service and file sharing service.
The maximum storage capacity of SecureSafe is 100 GB.
ShareFile maximum storage size is unlimited.
SecureSafe maximum file size is 2 GB.
ShareFile maximum file is 10 GB to 100 GB based on plans.
SecureSafe does not support LAN Synchronization.
ShareFile supports LAN Synchronization.
Here Full duplex transfer is not possible.
ShareFile Full duplex transfer is possible.
The data inheritance is offered by SecureSafe.
ShareFile does not offer data inheritance.