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Lost in a maze of software options? Our team offers decades of industry insights to shine a light on the best choices for your specific needs.

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We develop tools to review and test software vendors’ claims so you don’t have to. Let us do the heavy lifting so you can focus on what truly matters: your personal and business life.

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The Best Software Compared Side by Side

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Sync
Sync Folder
Block-Level Sync
Selective Sync
Bandwidth management
Sync Any Folder
File Sharing
File Link Sharing
Link Passwords
Link Expiry Dates
Folder Sharing
Folder Permissions
Link Download Limits
Upload Links
Productivity
File Previews
Edit Files
In-App Collaboration
Office Online
Google Docs
Notes App
Media Playback
Mobile Apps
Deleted File Retention
Versioning
WebDAV
Security
At-Rest Encryption
In-Transit Encryption
Encryption ProtocolAES 256-bitAES 256-bit
Zero Knowledge
Two-Factor Authentication
Server LocationCanadaUS
Support
24/7 Support
Live Chat Support
Telephone Support
Email Support
User Forum
Knowledgebase
Misc
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We pit top software services against each other, analyzing features, performance, usability and more. See how they stack up in real-time scenarios and discern which one truly meets your needs. No hype, just clear-cut evaluations.

Top User-Rated Providers

Supported with in-depth reviews, testing and guides from our expert editors.

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    ExpressVPN Review
    4.7
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    NordVPN Review
    4.65
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    Surfshark Review
    4.55

From Our Remote Desk to Yours: Navigating the Same Hurdles in Our Shared Digital Landscape

With a fully remote team, we’re truly in the thick of remote life, just like you, feeling its ups and downs every day. Since 2012, we’ve been on a mission to help you find the best cloud-based software.

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