The latest version of Egnyte Drive for Mac allows customers to easily deploy and configure Egnyte Drive across an organization, automatically refreshes Finder to reflect the latest updates in the cloud, and adds a new shortcut to quickly access drives. For more information, please refer to this article on the HelpDesk.
Administrators can easily keep track of their account usage with new monthly emails. The emails, automatically sent to all administrators on an account, include information about shared links, active users, active devices, and data storage. This new feature is still being rolled out so not all accounts will receive the monthly usage email at this time.
The preview screen has been redesigned to give you more space to view your files. For more information on the Collaborative UI, please refer to this article on the HelpDesk.
While a sync is in progress, users will see a “Stop Sync” option when they click the Desktop Sync icon in Windows or Mac. If the sync is stopped in the middle of synchronizing a series of files, any changes that have already synchronized will be preserved. The other pending changes are synchronized upon resuming the sync. Note that the sync will automatically resume when the user restarts their machine.
The Storage Sync 10.3 release includes feature enhancements to the Storage Sync UI and compatibility with Netgear ReadyNAS 6.5. For more information about Storage Sync on ReadyNAS 6.5 firmware, please refer to this article on the HelpDesk.
The latest version of Egnyte Drive for Windows automatically refreshes Windows Explorer to reflect the latest updates in the cloud. For more information, please refer to this article on the HelpDesk.
The Egnyte for Windows 2.0 release features the ability to search at the folder level, in-app PDF preview, and renaming files and folders in the app. For more information, please refer to this article on the HelpDesk.
The Egnyte for iOS 6.5 release presents a complete overhaul of the app with improved stability and performance. This release includes feature enhancements to the file sharing flow, an optimized image preview, and an improved preview experience for Microsoft Office Files. For more information, please refer to this article on the HelpDesk.
Folders now show the date and time of the most recent update to files contained directly within the folder (changes to files within subfolders do not count). Sort the folders by ascending or descending last modified date to quickly access folders with the most recent updates.
Utilize all of the features of the Egnyte integration with Google Apps on the New Collaborative Web UI. Import your Google Drive files to Egnyte, create a new Google Drive file, and preview Google Drive files within the Collaborative Web UI. For more information, please refer to this article on the HelpDesk.
Administrators can set a custom message that will be displayed on the Egnyte login page. Navigate to the “Brand Settings” section to add a message up to 1000 characters in length.
Download a file with one click. Hover over a file in the List View or Condensed View and a download shortcut will appear.
The new App Store allows users to learn about and install Egnyte apps, add-ons, and integrations through interactive dialogs and videos. Administrators can manage the apps shown to users in your domain with Admin Mode. For more information, please refer to this article on the HelpDesk.
Domains with advanced branding can choose to set a custom terms of service message. Users on these domains must agree to the terms of service before using the Web UI.
This release adds support for macOS Sierra and improves stability.
Accounts with the Advanced Security package can control folder downloads on mobile devices. Administrators can enable or disable downloads for their account through the "Applications" section in the "Configuration Settings" in the Web UI. For more information on the Advanced Security package, please refer to this HelpDesk article.
Create and edit metadata for files and folders within the Web UI. Administrators can create templates for metadata through the Metadata API. Using these templates, end users can create and edit metadata that is displayed in the sidebar and the folder details pane.
Quickly find answers to your Egnyte questions without leaving the Web UI. Read HelpDesk articles in a resizable floating window that can be dragged anywhere in the Web UI.
The Web UI now supports uploads of files up to 25 GB for Enterprise plans. Office and Business plans are still restricted to the maximum upload size for that plan.
@Mention your collaborators in a comment on a file. Your collaborator will immediately receive a push notification on their mobile device to review that file. If collaborators comment on a file that you own, you will automatically receive a push notification.
Storage Sync 11.0 for VMware and Hyper-V expands scalability and performance with a unified UI for configuration and settings, upgraded OS and the latest libraries, flexibility for integrations with third-party applications, and modular architecture for seamless upgrades. For more information about upgrading to Storage Sync 11.0, please refer to this article on the Helpdesk.
Users can now manage trash for files that they have deleted in the Collaborative Web UI. Users can view the contents, search for deleted files, and restore selected files to their Egnyte accounts. Administrators can modify the ability for power users to manage trash under “Configuration” → “Trash and Retention Policies” → “Users can view and restore items they have deleted in trash”. For more information on restoring files from the trash, please refer to this article on the Helpdesk.
Administrators can now decide whether files can be viewed outside of the Egnyte mobile app. This option is enabled by default but can be modified in the Web UI by navigating to Configuration → Applications → Mobile Applications → Allow opening files into 3rd party applications. For more information on mobile device control, please refer to this Helpdesk article.
Quickly learn about the latest features in our Egnyte Web UI. Click on “Discover New Features” in the Embedded Help Widget to navigate you to this page.
Automatically open Google files in a new browser tab instead of showing a PDF preview. The “Open in Google Docs” button in the top bar of the preview pane and the context menu is now customized based on the extension for docs, sheets, slides and draw.
The Egnyte Mobile iOS 6.7 release features a new grid view, an optimized file selection flow, and analytics dashboards to track user and domain activity. For more information on the new changes, please refer to this article on the Helpdesk.
Automatically view all corresponding comments on a file when it is opened for preview the first time. If the comments tab is closed or you switch to another tab, the last opened tab will appear the next time you preview the file. If you try to leave the current file view when there is unsubmitted text in the comment box, a warning prompt will now appear.
Get notified of new comments on a file via the Web UI and email if you have previously posted a comment on that file, been @mentioned on that file, or you were the last user to update the file.
Task Manager allows any Egnyte user to create and assign tasks to any other Egnyte user with permission for that file. Both users (assignor and assignee) will receive notifications in the Web UI as well as e-mail updates regarding due dates and key actions that have been performed for the task (e.g. completing, declining, re-opening). For more details on Task Manager, please refer to this article on the Helpdesk.
Both regular and cross-domain searches provide an error notification when the search query is outside the 3 to 100 character limit.
The drop down in the Folder Permissions dialog now has short descriptions for each permissions level to better facilitate assigning the appropriate permissions level.
The Egnyte Mobile Android 7.0 release features the ability to preview your Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files within the Egnyte app. For more information on the new changes, please refer to this article on the Helpdesk.
All users can now easily read the new date format as it is a spelled out month (e.g. Oct. 9, 2017) instead of the original MM/DD/YYYY. This change is implemented in features across the Web UI, including the Activity Stream, Versions Dialog, and Trash.
Magnify your images and documents to closely inspect desired sections. When an image or document is zoomed in, it can be dragged around the screen to change the viewable section.
Storage Sync 11.0 expands scalability and usability with an enhanced UI and the ability to enable automatic upgrades. For more information, please refer to the following Helpdesk articles:
The Egnyte Mobile Android 7.1 release features mobile device entitlement and login improvements for mobile management solutions.
The Egnyte Mobile iOS 6.8 release features universal preview and mobile device entitlement.
Administrators can now restrict which mobile platform(s) can be used on their domain.
The Desktop Sync 9.1.0 release features the ability for admins to prevent files with certain extensions from being uploaded by Desktop Sync clients.
Cloud Migration Manager provides self-serviced, data-at-scale migration capabilities combined with usability features expected from an enterprise-grade product. Seamlessly migrate all of your files, folders, and folder permissions from an on-premises server to Egnyte Connect.
Egnyte Connect Desktop App, the latest version of Egnyte Drive, allows users to seamlessly access to all of their Egnyte files with a single desktop client. The Desktop App is now available on Windows and includes a beta feature that admins can enable to allow users to choose folders to sync for offline access.
Thwart accidental purges as the “Delete permanently” option in the dropdown will now turn red on hover. Upon click, a confirmation dialogue displays to ensure you understand which file or folder will be purged and this entails a permanent deletion.
Administrators can now choose to enable offline sync on Egnyte Connect Desktop App for admins and power users, only admins, or no users in their domain. This setting can be modified in Settings under the Desktop App section.
The Egnyte for iOS 6.9 release features a select all button and improvements to the file access and upload experiences.
The Egnyte for Android 7.2 release features the ability for shared links to open directly in the Egnyte app and performance improvements for uploading files and folders.
New filters allow you to search by time, by “me”, and more document types. We also improved search ranking logic to return higher quality matches in search results.
Admins now have more granular control to give offline sync access for Desktop App to specific users under Roles under Settings -> Configuration Settings -> User Types & Roles -> Roles.
Users whose primary language is German or Canadian French can now interact with the Web UI in their preferred language. Administrator pages in the Web UI will still be in English. This feature is currently in beta and can be activated upon request only.
Quickly find files updated by a collaborator with the new option on the advanced search filter “Updated by” to search by a "Specific person".
Easily notice when you have tasks to complete when you preview a file as the Tasks tab now displays if open tasks exist on the file.
The Cloud Migration Manager 1.1 release facilitates a seamless on-boarding process with the ability to provide insight into your migration, increase your daily migration capacity, and automatically upgrade when a new release is available.
When granting permissions for a folder or assigning a task, a “NON-EMPLOYEE” flag now highlights external users. You can also view the email addresses in the search results.
Administrators can limit visibility of group memberships to only the groups to which that power user manages or belongs to. This setting can be modified under Settings → Configuration → User Types & Roles → Power Users → can view Users & Groups.
Prevent accidental restoration of files as the confirmation dialog requires typing a phrase before the restoration occurs.
The Egnyte Connect Mobile iOS 7.0 release brings the activity stream to enhance your content collaboration and intelligent authentication to provide an effortless experience.
The Egnyte Connect Mobile App for Android 7.4 release brings a showcase of our integrations with technology partners and intelligent authentication to provide an effortless experience.
Have questions or want to learn more about sharing Egnyte folders? Every action now links to a corresponding tutorial video in Egnyte University.