PowerFolder 11.3 now available for download

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Today we made the third Service Pack for PowerFolder Version 11 publicly available. As always the new Service Pack improves security, performance and stability, but does not contain major features. Beyond that this Service Pack also lays the foundation for many great things to come in the next major version, for example extended connectivity to many other services (OpenCloudMesh) and advanced encryption .

To ensure that your PowerFolder installation remains as reliable and secure as you are used to, please make sure that you update your servers and clients as soon as possible. Download Clients and Servers Download the new iOS app Download the new Android app

Among the improvements in 11.3 are:

  • Mount external WebDAV shares as server storage path
  • Zero downtime data-migration of servers
  • Mounting folders as drives now works with Shibboleth
  • Introduction of webhooks for file operations and access (beta)
  • Reduced CPU load
  • Improved multi-tenant and reseller support
  • File versioning during document editing
  • Multiple video upload from the mobile app
  • Improved API
  • Improved WebDAV support

Also with this release we have fixed several bugs, among those:

Treffen Sie PowerFolder auf der 3. Cloud Dienste Konferenz für Synchronisation und Sharing (CS3) in Amsterdam

Jedes Jahr versammeln sich Vertreter führender europäischer Forschungeinrichtungen zu einer der wichtigsten Konferenzen zum Thema Daten-Synchronisation und Datenaustausch. Diese Woche findet diese Konferenz, unter dem Titel  “3rd Cloud Services for Synchronisation and Sharing (CS3) Conference”, in Amsterdam statt.

Veranstalter der Konferenz ist, neben ETH, AARNet und SURFsara, vor allem eine der größten pan­eu­ro­pä­ischen Forschungsorganisationen – das CERN. Das Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire betreibt nicht nur einen der größten jemals gebauten Teilchen-Beschleuniger, sondern zeichnet, ganz nebenbei, auch mitverantwortlich ist für die Entwicklung des World Wide Webs, wie wir es heute kennen. Für die Forscher haben sich Datenaustausch und Forschung  immer schon gegenseitig bedingt, und so unterstützt das CERN, durch die “CS3”, auch heute wieder Zusammenarbeit und Datenaustausch in der Forschung. Das Volle Programm und weitere Informationen zu der Konferenz finden Sie: hier Als Teil des Konferenz wird, wie alle anderen Größen der Branche auch, PowerFolder mit einem Vortrag vertreten sein. Gründer und Geschäftsführer Christian Sprajc wird am Mittwoch um 10.40 die Initiative “deutsche.hochschul.cloud” vorstellen und im Anschluss für Fragen zur Verfügung stehen.


Wir freuen uns auf viele interessante Themen und Gespräche rund um das Thema Sync und Share. Gerne vereinbaren wir auch, im Rahmen der Veranstaltung, Einzeltermine mit Ihnen und besprechen

PowerFolder 11 Service Pack 2 is available now

We hope that 2017 will become a happy and interesting year for you. It will be for sure for us, many new and great PowerFolder features will arrive and improve the way you are working and collaborating on Documents in the next few major versions. Right now we released our Version 11 Service Pack 2 is, this is a stability and bug fix release as well as a first step towards our next major version. For security reasons It is recommended to keep your PowerFolder Installations always up to date. You can get the new Version here: Download Clients & Server You will find the release notes for the Server here And the release notes for the clients can be found here As always Updates are free for all users and available for paying customers and the free version.

Birmingham: The English university that also places its trust in PowerFolder

Following the example of more than 100 universities from five different states in Germany, the University of Birmingham, in the UK, is now placing its trust in the Sync & Share solution PowerFolder that originates from Meerbusch, near Dusseldorf, Germany. After a nine-month evaluation and a lengthy test phase, the file Sync & Share service “BEAR DataShare”, which is based on PowerFolder, has gone online. Meerbusch, Germany/ Birmingham, UK. Based in England’s second city, the University of Birmingham has just launched its new “BEAR DataShare” service, which is based on the file Sync & Share system from the worldwide-proven PowerFolder solution from dal33t/PowerFolder GmbH in Meerbusch, near Dusseldorf, Germany. After a lengthy and thorough evaluation phase, followed by extensive tests, the university’s own on-site offering, that uses PowerFolder, is now fully operational. BEAR DataShare is hosted on servers located on the University campus. Students and researchers, as well as external partners can access it via a web browser and mobile devices. Each will receive 25 GB of storage and there are no data volume limits on files being shared. Tailor-made and competitive From the beginning Aslam Ghumra – Research Data Manager at the University of Birmingham- implemented the solution.  He

Version 11 Tesla – PowerFolder’s new major feature version is here

Download it now and get started

New key features:


A sky full of clouds – Federated File Sharing

Connect different PowerFolder Cloud Services in secure and trusted relationships. Simply invite users from other PowerFolder services via email and share files in the web, client and mobile apps with full sync capabilities and access permissions.

Read more


Powitanie, Bem-vindo and Bienvenida – New Languages added

The PowerFolder web portal, clients and mobile apps are now available in Spanish, Portuguese and Polish.


The ruler of my kingdoms – Reseller Role added

PowerFolder now offers the reseller role to let user manage their own and client organizations while rejecting access to other organizations.This enables cloud service providers to let partners resell their PowerFolder cloud service. shadow-divider.jpg

My logo / your logo – PowerFolder Branding Center 

Create your own brandings at PowerFolder. These can be applied globally on your PowerFolder service or on selected tenants (organizations). This way you can easily provide a customized user experience on mobiles, clients and web. shadow-divider.jpg

PowerFolder 10 Service Pack 6 now available

We just released our latest Service Pack for PowerFolder Server and Client.

Please make sure that your systems are up to date to ensure that your system keeps running smoothly and stable. While our Service Packs do not bring significant new features they ensure that PowerFolder remains as secure as possible.

You can find the latest Version of PowerFolder here: Clients and Servers for Download Clients for On-Premise Servers

If you are using a branded version of PowerFolder you will find updated clients and skins in your distribution folder.


The full release notes can be found here:

for Server:


and Client:


PowerFolder 11 EAP – Join the Federation

Version 11 of PowerFolder is coming closer with huge steps and we have the first of two planed EAP versions ready for interested users.

IMPORTANT!: EAP versions are NOT for usage in productive environments Get the EAP Version for Windows Get the EAP Version for Linux Documentation for federated clouds (EAP 11 version)

In the current Version (EAP1) the following features are available:

1. Federated Server
The possibility to connect multiple independent PowerFolder services. Learn more

2. Reseller Organisations
It is now possible for specified non-admin user to create and manage own organisations 

In the next Version (EAP2) the following features will become available:

1. Full Federation 

2. Integrated encrypted storage

3. Many more improvements 

Both versions are NOT intended for usage in productive environments, they simply are supposed to give users the possibility

Reminder: Please keep your PowerFolder up to date

Dear customers we would like to remind you that it is important to keep you clients and Servers up to date and follow our newsletter.


Our Developers are working together with external security experts, our products are under regular review and we are aiming to permanently improve the security of our solutions.

But naturally those improvements can only protect you if you keep your servers, clients and mobile apps up to date.

The Latest version currently is Version 10.5  and it can be found here Download Clients and Server Private cloud clients and update instructions for Private Cloud clients Users  with branded clients will find the latest skins and clients in their according distribution folders at release date of a new version.

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