What are the differences between ShareFile and MiMedia?

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


ShareFile was launched by Jesse Lipson in the year 2005, 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


MiMedia is a new approach for online backup and storage services developed in 2010. It is an innovative way to securely store, protect, accessibility and share our digital data over the cloud.

It also provides online backup, on demand access to all stored files instantly. We can also watch our favourite videos, stream your music, view photo galleries and much more with any computer or mobile device.


The features of MiMedia are as follows −

  • MiMedia shares files and folders,
  • It can schedule backup
  • We can access anytime and from anywhere
  • Edit office document online
  • Remote Access
  • Desktop synchronous
  • File protection
  • Drag and drop support

The operating system support includes Windows, iPhone, iPad. With regards to security, rest file encryption, SSL secure data transfer, Encrypted storage, 256-bit Encryption is included.


The major differences between MiMedia and ShareFile are as follows −

It was launched by MiMedia LLC in 2010.It was launched by Jesse Lipson in the year 2005 by later owned by Citrix System in 2011
It offers 10 GB storage space for freeIt offers 10 GB for a 30 days free trial.
MiMeida does not provide file synchronizationShareFile provides File Synchronization.
The maximum file size in MiMedia is 5GBShareFile maximum file size is 100 GB
MiMedia is not having any bandwidth limitShareFile is having bandwidth limit
MiMedia is cloud storage and provides backup service.ShareFile provides commercial file hosting service.
MiMedia does not have LAN Synchronization.ShareFile has LAN Synchronization.
The Maximum storage capacity in MiMedia is 2TBShareFile has unlimited maximum storage capacity.