What are the differences between Tencent Weiyun and ShareFile?

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

Tencent Weiyun

Weiyun is the cloud storage service from Tencent which is providing a massive 10 TB of free cloud storage for its new customers. It was owned by Tencent Holdings Limited in 2012. It was mostly used by China. It can be available in Chinese and English language.

Tencent Cloud is one of the secure, reliable and high-performance cloud compute services provided by Tencent. It is the largest Internet company in China, and Asia. It is providing services to so many people through its products like QQ and WeChat.


The features of Tencent Weiyun are as follows −

  • Easy to Deploy

  • Low Cost

  • High reliability

  • We create a unique QR code for any file or folder that we want to share.

  • Weiyun automatically updates any files that you modify.

  • The pictures can easily be viewable across the browser, mobile, and desktop clients.


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 ShareFile and Tencent Weiyun are as follows −

Tencent Weiyun
ShareFile was owned by Citrix systems in the year 2005.
It was owned by Tencent Holding Limited in 2012.
ShareFile offers 30 days free trial for maximum storage size is 10 GB
It offers 10TB of free storage.
ShareFile maximum storage size is unlimited.
The maximum file size of Tencent is 1GB
ShareFile provides commercial file sharing service and file synchronization service
Tencent provides cloud storage service and file hosting service.
ShareFile maximum file is 10 GB to 100 GB based on plans.
Tencent maximum file size is 1 GB for regular and 32 GB for power uploads.
ShareFile bandwidth will vary according to paid plans.
Tencent does not have bandwidth limit
ShareFile maximum storage size is unlimited
The maximum storage capacity of Tencent is 2 TB
ShareFile is used world wide
Tencent Weiyun is used in China