pCloud Software


 

pCloud is a cloud-based digital asset management tool that provides an integrated file sharing platform where users can upload files and documents. Users can manage access to business data through role-based access permissions, restore previous versions of files, track downloads and more.

pCloud can help facilitate collaboration between users through configurable data storage and file sharing tools. Users can be organized into teams, and administrators can set group permissions or give specific access permissions to individual accounts.

Users can manage team workflows using shared folders. The application allows users to comment on files and folders with permission-controlled chat and comments. pCloud also provides an activity-monitoring module that records account activity in logs, and users can restore files to previous versions.

The software is priced on a per month basis. Email support is available.

 

pCloud - Traffic tracking
 
  • pCloud - Traffic tracking
    Traffic tracking
  • pCloud - Rewind tool
    Rewind tool
  • pCloud - Shared files
    Shared files
  • pCloud - Files
    Files
  • pCloud - Download links
    Download links
  • pCloud - Audio file player
    Audio file player
Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 10

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Mitch from Bay Town Creative
Specialty: Professional Services
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2017

December 2017

A Great Cloud Space that gets Better all the Time

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We are always looking for the optimal cloud drive for storage. We use it for work to pass large (well every file really) files back and forth and send print files out to clients and printers. We have tried all the usual suspects and they all lack something. Our favorite was copy.com before it's demise. pCloud is a relative new comer and fills the gap left by copy.com fantastically. Not to mention the constant tweaking and upgrading that has been going on for the past couple years. The platform is very solid and after two years using it it has only gotten better and better. They have recently added a public folder so you can link to images for web work as well.

The starting free tier offers generous space and most everything is included. They periodically have a sale on Lifetime licensing which bumps your storage to 500gb or 2 Tb. They have an add on for encryption and more.

It lacks a little in integration - playing catch-up with Dropbox - but makes up for that minor shortfall with a rock solid system that has done everything we needed and is constantly doing more than we thought we needed it to.

Pros

- Public Folder
- Easy Drag and Drop Uploading through Web portal
- Optional URL Shortened Links
- Upload Links
- Shareable Folders / Upload Folders
- Integration for Backups / Synced desktop folders / Photo backups from Phone
- Iphone App is well integrated and now includes previews for most file types
- Optional encryption ( I have not used it but it is a pro that it exists)
- Useage reports
- Seemlessly works for OSX Windows, iPhone and Android - pass files about with ease.

Cons

- Can't share links from "shared folder" only from your own folders (safety deems this a good concept - but it was a plus for copy.com when it was around)
- Web interface is still a hierarchy tree and not drag and drop
- If you don't have expiring links active it is a bit of a muddle to delete old links
- Desktop app / disk disappears on occasion - there was a recent Windows Update and pCloud update so things may have cleared up.

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Mayo from LBPP-LIA
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

December 2018

December 2018

The Cloud Storage with a Lifetime Access

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The option to pay once for a lifetime access to the cloud storage in addition to the normal monthly payment. Recurring bills means we can lose access to our files once we stop paying. And the software companion is also a solid and easy to use.

Cons

Paying once upfront instead of monthly billing means spending a lot more.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Mohammed from Social Positives
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Best Budget Cloud Storage Option

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pCloud creates a secure virtual drive on my computer that means we can save unlimited amount of files on pCloud virtual drive that doesn't take any space.

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pCloud is one of my favorite cloud storage service. It helps us to save and share important files, documents, images, videos, etc. One of the major thing I opt pCloud over similar service it doesn't take space on my local hard drive. pCloud is one of the rare popular cloud storage service that offers a Lifetime storage space for a onetime fee.

Cons

pCloud Android App is really bug nowadays. pCloud should take care of this and redesign Android App and makes less buggy.

Review Source: Capterra
 


December 2018

December 2018

BEST CLOUD STORAGE FOR A LIFETIME PURCHASABLE

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It shall be one of your routine needed there.... Get it and enjoy the best out of it±±±

Pros

Quick and easy, stable and great GUI. Can save so many files type lot better than many cloud.

Cons

Sometime it may slow in accessing the preview file when you have a larger file there.
Package upgrade may not affordable example of 4TB LT could be about $700 but the bandwidth is the same as 2TB LT package.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Andrey from Beetle Eye LLC
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2018

November 2018

A cloud solution for everyone...with money

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Secure important information.

Pros

You can easy apply and use, and I can save very large files without worrying how much space they will occupy.

Cons

Price. It's not affordable. You need to wait for a Cyber Monday deal.

Review Source: Capterra
 


November 2018

November 2018

The fastest cloud storage solution

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I've been using the free version of pCloud personal for more than a year. Without even filling the space offered, I bought pCloud Premium and business as soon as the Black Friday/Cyber Monday offers of 2018 were up. Prices are low as they are, but with said offers pCloud is not only the optimal solution for my needs, but also the one priced lowest.

Pros

Virtually unlimited hot cloud storage, with unlimited download and upload speeds. Because of said speed, pCloud doesn't use space on the hard drive. Exceptional end-to-end crypto solutions are offered as well. Multi-platform; an AppImage makes sure it works on every Linux distro, plus MacOS and Windows. Applications for iOS and Android are also very light, without sacrificing functionality.

Cons

Because files are retrieved straight from the cloud, sometimes you might forget to backup files for offline use. If you sync the same directory from a multi-boot PC, you might encounter some problems. They could also offer business plans with less storage for a lower price, for note-sharing and other businesses that don't really need all that space.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Retno from LBPP LIA Bogor
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2018

November 2018

Store and Share Files Easily

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Cloud storage is the future, and pCloud is one of the leaders in the field. The user interface is friendly, the performance is top notch. File management is very easy.

Cons

Other than the fact that it's not free, nothing. It does have a limited free plan though.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Leonard from The Smart Spartan
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

November 2018

November 2018

Fast, easy online file storage ... with excellent security *or* sharing

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The pCloud servers are fast. Uploading is fast, downloading is fast. That's one of the main prerequisites for a good online storage platform, isn't it?

pCloud isn't a *backup* platform, it's a storage platform for selective storage and retrieval of files.

You can have perfect end-to-end encryption via pCloud Vault. You pay extra for this, but when you have this, not even pCloud has access to whatever you put in the Vault.

You can also share files from pCloud - and this is the feature that I use most often. I host video files in my pCloud Public area, presented through a video management service and then embedding them on my website. pCloud is fast, and I don't have to worry about how much storage space I'm using. Sure, you could use DropBox but you'd be paying more for the storage space you get.

Finally, I also like the fact that pCloud is not an American company because of the legal & data access concerns that can come up for non-Americans like myself, my business, and some of my current clients.

Cons

If pCloud believes there is copyright infringement with any of your files that are not in the Vault - whether in your regular "mostly-private" area or the Public area - they'll block off your account and they won't tell you why.

I had this happen with one of my pCloud accounts. I had a lot of anxiety from that experience, and thankfully after a very thoughtfully-worded letter (explaining why I didn't think there was any copyright infringement in my files) *faxed* to their legal representative, I got that account - and access to the files there - reinstated.

Part of my frustration was in their inability and/or unwillingness to tell me what content was deemed problematic by either (a) their automatic "sniffing" algorithms or (b) someone's complaint. How do you defend yourself against an accusation when you aren't given any specifics at all about the accusation?

So beware of that possibility.

Review Source: Capterra
 

lily from Ernst & Young
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

November 2018

November 2018

The Home for Your Files in the Cloud

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​Everything just works. You set the desktop app up once and forget it. The service will run in the background as if it's part of the local storage. It also allows users to upload online files directly to the cloud storage.

Cons

If you want extra security and file encryptions, you'll need to pay more.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Sarah from Ideas Girl
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

October 2018

October 2018

Finally Decluttered My Mobile!

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Finally, with about 2 years of endless photos, video clips and screenshots on my poor ageing Samsung I synced to pCloud and moved everything across easily. From there I downloaded a zip file onto my computer and saved it. I've freed up valuable space on my mobile and kept every single file I wanted in the process. My mobile had stopped installing updates because there was so little room available and my mobile's own dashboard for moving files was just too complicated for me. pCloud was the obvious choice to sort my stuff out.

Pros

pCloud is fast and easy to set up. You're guided through the process and it's pretty obvious where everything is.

Cons

I really can't think of anything I don't like about pCloud.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Pooja from Vasundhara vision info tech.
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

October 2018

October 2018

It's give me my storage space in my phon and pc.

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I most use in store my photo, document,songs and my working files store in securely.if I have send file to any one I can not take much time just drag and drop in p cloud and then send that link it's very fast working less time consuming.

Cons

In p cloud everything is perfect but some it will be some error generate to store data other wise I don't think is any issues occurr.

Review Source: Capterra
 

mohit from loyalytics consulting
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

September 2018

September 2018

Great storage option with a one time pricing

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It is our go to solution for protecting sensitive documents in the organization

Pros

the pricing is one time and a monthly fee is not required. the file vault is a nice addition

Cons

Hard to manage offline sync and is not as straightforward as some of the other solutions

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ale from Somos Mamás
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2018

August 2018

get a drive in the cloud!

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What i love about pcloud is that you can add a drive to your computer make it really easy to use.

Pcloud is that service you use everyday but you forget about it, because is so well done

- Very well integrate (is like a hard drive)
- Very fast
- Very useful and handyl!!
- Save alot of space,
- Keep sync very well on the background
- Permition: So you can give access to remote upload or access
- Share online

Amazing for work with teams and other people

Cons

Overall is very good, not complain.

For my miss 2 things:
- an phone app (have 1 but is not so good integrate like the pc vertion)
- a wordpress plugin for backup (the current plugin dont work)

Also the web interface is fine, but is a really good product cold be way better!

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ana from METRO Cash&Carry Hrvatska
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

July 2018

July 2018

Simple and cheap backup service

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Fantastic cloud service for connecting employees that are in and out of office

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New users start witn 20 Gb, or even more, if they find a promotion for bigger/better start. You can access and work with Your files from PC and Your smartphone.

Cons

Several of options and features should be more "polished". Some useful options are additionally charged.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Don from Alavon365

July 2018

July 2018

A great app hosting files in the cloud. Especially useful for music.

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I love that when you share music the link opens up an easy to use media player. I use it for sharing beats and music easily without the recipient having to download it.
The search functionality works fine as well.
The apps work great and the syncing is almost unstant after uploading a file on any device.

Cons

The interface isn't the easiest to navigate. I wish there was a better to find files that deep within files within files. It seems I have to start from the main menu every time.

Review Source: Capterra
 


July 2018

July 2018

A good competitor

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The platform itself is easy to use and it has some great security functions along with some good features to interlink accounts. It is fairly easy to navigate also and has a good level of storage options

Cons

The 1 problem i always have with this is the time it takes to load a photo once in the cloud, sometimes it has an error and does not even load, it has happened on more than 1 occasion now.

Review Source: Capterra
 


May 2018

May 2018

Similar to Dropbox

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I first encountered this software when a photographer send my newborn photos through this site. I decided to try it out since I take a lot of photos myself & need the storage space. Customer service has been great when I've had issues & had to contact them. I love the large storage space that I can get for free. And as a regular user of Dropbox, I found this easier to use in saving and creating my files.

Cons

When there is an update to the system, you must do it in order to continue working in pcloud. Sometimes I'm a little leery of updates because it can almost completely change how a software will perform. You generally do not have the option to postpone the update if you want to continue working.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Li Elizabeth from Freelance

May 2018

May 2018

Another useful cloud software

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What I like most is overall it is similar to other cloud storage, so it's a familiar interface and use if you have used one before. Even if you haven't, pCloud is user-friendly and does offer you quite a bit space (even compared to others) for just the free version.

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What I like least is the upload time can take a while, though I haven't found many cons. However one might say it's similarity to other cloud storage could be a con.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jeffry from MakeTechEasier.com

May 2018

May 2018

pCloud is like the extension of my local storage. Sometimes I don't even realize it's in the cloud.

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The one feature that I like the most is pCloud ability to upload online files directly to the cloud, bypassing the need to download the file first to the local hard drive and then uploading it to the cloud. You just copy the file URL and paste it into the Upload dialog box. And since it's server to server file transfer, the speed is amazing.

You can use the feature to save the file in the cloud for later use without taxing your precious local hard drive. Or you could also use the feature to get more stable file download by uploading it to the pCloud server first and then sync it to your local storage.

The sharing feature is also great.

Cons

Sometimes the desktop sync can take some moment before starting the sync process. And since pCloud is cloud storage service, you need a good internet connection to fully utilize its potential. While that's not the problem for some countries, there are still people with bad internet connections.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Petya from webimpression

May 2018

May 2018

Great cloud service - easy to use, fast upload and download.

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Fast download and upload. Not necessary to have an account in order to download files, using a link from another user.

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I like the available space - 12 GB, in the free option. The user interface is good - easy to use and simple.

Cons

I don't like that only the paid version can restore deleted files. Not much options to increase free space.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jamie from The Truffle Box
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2018

May 2018

My media storage preference

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My husband bought me pCloud as a way to keep all my photos/vids separate from our business and this works amazing for me. I love it.

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I haven't found a way to get my photos to go right into pCloud. Right now it works as they upload like magic to Dropbox, then I copy over the ones I want to keep and delete everything else.

Review Source: GetApp