Swiss privacy-focused business Proton has actually launched its end-to-end encrypted (E2EE) cloud storage space solution for Mac users, four months after it arrived on Microsoft windows.

Founded Some nine years ago, Proton was originally focused on its flagship Gmail alternative called Proton Mail, but the ongoing company has expanded its horizons into VPNs, a password manager, calendar and, indeed, cloud storage.

Proton debuted Proton Drive on the web last September, which was followed by native mobile apps in December and Windows in July — so news that is today’s much ensures that Proton Drive happens to be totally cross-platform, with people in a position to synchronize every little thing across all products they normally use.

Proton Drive for Mac

Proton Drive for Mac Image Credits: Proton

Proton Drive comprises section of Proton’s plan that is grand bring secure, privacy-focused Google-alternative products to market. Or, perhaps more accurately in the full situation of many Mac people, a substitute for Apple’s iCloud.

Indeed, Proton Drive claims encryption that is full files and folders by default — although Apple did recently introduce end-to-end-encryption for some types of data on iCloud, it has to be manually activated by users. Proton Drive, on the other hand, says it uses encryption that is full all information, including metadata and file-names, by standard.

Proton Drive ships with 1GB of storage for free, with additional premium plans offered starting at $4/month for 200GB of storage space plus features that are additional as the ability to automatically store previous versions of a file for up to 10 years.

For now, Proton Drive for Mac will only sync files to the cloud that are stored in the Proton Drive folder, but Proton says it’s working to enable synchronization for any folder that is local*)Also, while Proton has actually open-sourced nearly all of its applications throughout the years, permitting third-parties such safety scientists to examine the root signal, the Proton Drive Mac application is not yet available resource — but the organization states this can take place in due training course.

And for Linux people, Proton has actually

, however it’s on its roadmap. that is long-term(*

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