What are the differences between Tresorit and RapidShare?

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


RapidShare is an online file hosting service started in the year 2002 by Christian Schmid and dissolved in the year 2015.


The features of RapidShare are as follows −

  • It is an online file storage service that helps to upload multiple files and generate a private download links

  • With the help of the link we can share the content to anyone

  • Uploading files to Rapidshare is easy just select the file and click the “Upload” button

  • We can also use the Flash-based upload manager that allows us to upload up to three files at a time.

  • The size limit for RapidShare files is 500 MB, but we can split up larger archives if necessary.

  • The free account has some limitations like files can only be downloaded 10 times and the RapidShare links are erased after 60 days of inactivity.

  • The RapidShare Premium account is much faster.

  • The sign up for RapidShare is free and helps us to manage files in an organized way.


The advantages of RapidShare are as follows −

  • Easy to use

  • It is fast and efficient file storage.

  • It has a Flash uploader.

The disadvantage is that there are certain limitations in free accounts.


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


The major differences between RapidShare and Tresorit are as follows −

RapidShare was launched in the year 2001 by Christian Schmid.
Tresorit was owned by Tresorit in 2014.
RapidShare offers limited storage for free.
Tresorit offers 3 GB free storage space.
RapidShare offers limited storage space for paid accounts.
The maximum storage capacity is 1000GB.
For free accounts the RapidShare is offering that files can be downloaded only 10 times.
Tresorit files can be downloaded multiple times.
RapidShare allows a maximum file size 500 MB per file.
Tresorit's maximum file is 500 GB for free and the rest is paid.
RapidShare service was suspended in 2015.
Tresorit is still in use.
RapidShare does not have client-side encryption.
Tresorit has client- side encryption.
RapidShare provides file hosting and online backup service.
Tresorit provides file hosting, file synchronization and cloud storage service.
RapidShare had limited band-width based on paid plans.
Tresorit has no band-width limit.