SpiderOak is an application which combines online backup, secure file sync and sharing in a cloud based service.  The desktop client is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux operating systems.


Once your account has been created, you can have access to several gigabytes of free storage.  This can be upgraded to a 100+ GB for either a monthly or yearly fee.

SpiderOak brings together several functions into an easy to use tool.  The software consists of a free online backup service, remote access, synchronization, sharing and storage solution.

Data backups can be run from a local hard-drive, a network drive, USB solid state drive, external drive, CD/DVDs and other storage media.

All your data that is stored is encrypted and transfer is encrypted via a secure SSL connection. All the application’s features are available for both the free and the subscription service.

The following changes have been made in this version of Spideroak

– OpenSSL security update
– Fix: Missing drive letters on Windows
– Fix: File descriptor leaks
– Enhancement: Faster handling of purged folders

You can download Spideroak from FileHippo.com today.

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