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Proton is the corporate behind Proton VPN and Proton Mail (which have been unified underneath a single roof in Might this yr), and usually simply identified for its security-centric providers. Proton additionally launched a cloud storage service referred to as Proton Drive in September, however customers have been placing up with an internet interface since then. Fortunately, the service lastly has an app interface now, similar to all the very best cloud providers do.


As with most of its different providers, Proton proudly advocates for its new cloud storage resolution as an alternative choice to mainstream choices like Google Drive and Dropbox. With the app, Proton Drive customers on Android and iOS can now take pleasure in entry to their information with encrypted cloud storage. Commenting on the app launch, Proton founder and CEO Andy Yen mentioned:

Folks have traditionally had only a few choices for safe private cloud storage. Whereas there have all the time been apps to add and retailer information in your telephone, they supply poor privateness and information leaks from cellular units are frequent. Proton Drive brings end-to-end encrypted file storage to iOS and Android and aligns with Proton’s mission to make sure that privateness instruments are straightforward to make use of and freely accessible.

The Proton Drive app is free to obtain and affords safety features like encryption for file metadata, so unhealthy actors cannot even decide the kind of file they might be coping with. Proton Drive permits customers to generate non permanent viewing passwords for content material with predefined expiration dates, for if you wish to share your information with non-Proton customers quickly.

The free tier affords 1GB of cloud storage, however you’ll be able to improve to 200GB of storage for $4/month. A bundle subscription combining 500GB of storage with advantages of different Proton providers like Mail, Calendar, and VPN will set you again $10 per 30 days. And since Proton is included in Switzerland, these sturdy Swiss privateness legal guidelines assist maintain authorities eyes off your information. All we want now’s a Proton Drive desktop consumer — that one’s at the moment slated for a 2023 launch.