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Seafile Features

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Cross Platform File Syncing​

Seafile organizes files into libraries. Each library can be synced into any desktop computer, including Windows, Mac and Linux. Users can also selectively sync any folder. Seafile provides very fast file syncing. Tens of thousands of small files can be synced in a minute.

Mobile File Access

Access files via Seafile mobile clients.

Both Android and iOS are supported.

Cached files can be used offline without the network environment.

Users can also backup photos via the mobile clients.

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File Versioning and Snapshot

Seafile keeps versions for files and snapshots for folders. Users can restore a file or folder to an old version easily. Snapshot for folders is a handy way to protect files against ransomware. Using de-duplication technology, file versions are kept in an efficient way with reduced storage occupation.

Online editing and co-authoring

Seafile supports online editing and co-authoring for office files (including docx/pptx/xlsx) with integrating with Microsoft Office Online Server, OnlyOffice, or Collabora Online server. Seafile also has a built-in preview for videos, audios, PDFs, images and text files.

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Audit Log

Seafile has following logs to help you monitoring your system:

  • Login log: Users’login log
  • Traffic log: Recording how much traffic is generated via sharing link for each user
  • Access log: file access log via syncing clients, mobiles clients and Web interface
  • Edit log: file editing/modification log
  • Permission log: logs for file access permission changes

File Sharing and Permission Control

Libraries and folders can be shared to users or groups, with read-only or read-write permissions. Finer-grained permissions can be set to sub-folders after a folder is shared. Files can be shared to external users via sharing links. Sharing links can be protected by passwords and support setting an expiration date.

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Superior Support

Unlike other Data Services, we provide full support.  We understand the setup and use of such services, not to mention troubleshooting issues can be frustrating.  From start of service through all your experience, we are here supporting all issues; by phone, remote access, whatever it takes.

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Security and Encryption

Seafile supports client-side end-to-end encryption to protect your data, which is a unique feature that you can rarely find in other solutions. Seafile includes following features too:

  • Two-factor authentication
  • Server-side data encryption
  • All data transfer be protected by HTTPS/TLS protocol
  • Remote wipe
  • Virus scan for files
  • Immediately virus scan for files uploaded via sharing links
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User Management and Single Sign On

Seafile supports role-based features control. You can define roles and specify which functions a role can perform. For example, you can create guest role, and prevent it from creating libraries and sharing links.

Seafile has LDAP/AD integration. Users can login via email or via Windows user name. AD groups can be synced to Seafile too. Seafile also support single sign on via ADFS or Shibboleth.

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Backup and Data Recovery

Seafile supports periodical backup via mysqldump and rsync. It also supports read-time backup via running a dedicated server to get backup from the primary server at near real-time manner.

Seafile contains seaf-fsck tool to help admin to check and remove damaged data,to repair damaged libraries and to export all datas even if System crashes.

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Integration

Seafile WebDAV interface can be used to integrate Seafile with many mobile apps, like Documents、GoodReader, allowing them to access files.

Seafile also provide HTTP-based REST API for integration with 3rd-party applications.

Standard

$ 8
99 / MO
  • Multi-platform File Sync
  • Mobile Clients
  • Virtual Drive Clients
  • Share libraries with Groups/Users
  • Version Control
  • Public Link
  • Selective Sync sub-folder
  • Authenticate against LDAP/AD
  • Single Sign On with Shibboleth
  • Two factor authentication
  • WebDAV/FUSE
  • Web Previews and Comments
  • History Preview and Recovery
  • 180 Day Recovery
  • 2TB Storage
  • Lifetime Phone and Remote Support

Extra

$ 12
99 / MO
  • Multi-platform File Sync
  • Mobile Clients
  • Virtual Drive Clients
  • Share libraries with Groups/Users
  • Version Control
  • Public Link
  • Selective Sync sub-folder
  • Authenticate against LDAP/AD
  • Single Sign On with Shibboleth
  • Two factor authentication
  • WebDAV/FUSE
  • Web Previews and Comments
  • History Preview and Recovery
  • 180 Day Recovery
  • 2TB Storage
  • Lifetime Phone and Remote Support

Extra Plus

$ 14
99 / MO
  • Multi-platform File Sync
  • Mobile Clients
  • Virtual Drive Clients
  • Share libraries with Groups/Users
  • Version Control
  • Public Link
  • Selective Sync sub-folder
  • Authenticate against LDAP/AD
  • Single Sign On with Shibboleth
  • Two factor authentication
  • WebDAV/FUSE
  • Web Previews and Comments
  • History Preview and Recovery
  • 180 Day Recovery
  • 2TB Storage
  • Lifetime Phone and Remote Support