Bitdefender is a well known security firm known for its excellent Bitdefender Online Security, Bitdefender Antivirus and Bitdefender Mobile Security products. Now they have come up with a secure online storage service called Bitdefender SafeBox which can be used to backup all your important documents, photos, e-books, videos and other files in the cloud. Bitdefender Safebox provides free 2 gigabytes of free space for everyone. If you want more storage space, then you have to pay for it. They offer two paid-for plans with 30GB a year and 60GB a year storage.
Here are some of the notable features of the Bitdefender Safebox :
- Online backup and synchronization
- Real-time backup
- Synchronize multiple folders
- Send large files with ease
- Supports multiple platforms Mac, PC, Android
- Manage your files from anywhere
- Favorites files get all-time access
- File versioning
- Complete privacy
You can download the Safebox application for PC, Mac, iPhone or Android from the Bitdefender website. For Windows, the application size is around only 2.5 megabytes. After installation, you can sign up for a free Safebox account which comes with 2 gigabytes free storage. After logging in with your credentials, you can select the files and folders that you want to upload. The contents of these folders would be encrypted and uploaded to the Safebox servers.
You can use the same account on many different devices like PC, iPhone or Android devices. This way you can synchronize the files across all the devices. You can also access your files using only a web browser. If you edit or change the file on one device, the changes are sent over to the Safebox servers and in a few seconds are synchronized across all the devices. You might wonder what if a malware or virus changes a file? In that case, Safebox has the file versioning feature using which you can return all of your files o a previous version when it was not altered.
Safebox is tighly integrated to the Windows Explorer and you can access the Safebox features by just right-clicking on the files and folders. Just by right-clicking on files and folders, you can choose to synchronize them. So if you want a free secure online backup service, then you can go for the Bitdefender Safebox. Coming from a security firm like Bitdefender, it is almost certain that all your backed up files would remain virus free and securely encrypted. You can download Bitdefender Safebox from http://www.bitdefender.com/solutions/safebox.html.