Egnyte's Different Access Points

Overview

Egnyte allows users to access and edit files from several different access points, but different access points are best utilized in different scenarios. We've prepared this guide to help you understand when to use each one. The links below will take you to learn more information about each access point.

Desktop Sync

Desktop App

Web UI

Mobile

 

Desktop Sync

Desktop App

Web UI

Mobile

Where should I use it?

On the road, or when connectivity is poor.

On your laptop or desktop, with or without internet connection.

Any web browser while connected to Internet.

On the go, especially when you need to make quick changes.

How do I get it?

Download and install the Desktop Sync client on your computer.

Download and install the Desktop App on your computer.

Log in to your <domain name>.egnyte.com account on any web browser.

Download the Egnyte app on your iOS, Android, or Windows Mobile Device.

Where do my files reside?

Copies of your files are stored on your hard drive.

Files reside in the cloud but are accessed from your computer (network drive or volume).

Files reside in and are accessed from the cloud.

Files reside in and are accessed from the cloud.

What are the benefits?

Work offline while syncing changes back to the cloud and very fast due to local access.

No storing local copies of files on your computer and offline access available.

Extremely user friendly and collaborative.

Portable access to Egnyte account, including all files and folders.

 

Egnyte Community

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