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File Sharing Software Market Trends

ID: MRFR//3155-CR | 101 Pages | Author: Ankit Gupta| February 2020

File Sharing Software Market Overview


The File Sharing Software Market is projected to grow from USD 2.5 Billion in 2024 to USD 6.7 billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.90% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). Additionally, the market size for File Sharing Software was valued at USD 2.23 billion in 2023.


Some of the main market drivers propelling the growth of the worldwide file sharing software market are mandatory government regulations, increased demand from companies across numerous industry verticals, rising concern for safety and security, and increasing ization of industries.


Figure 1: File Sharing Software Market Size, 2023-2032 (USD Billion)


File Sharing Software Market Overview1


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


File Sharing Software Market Trends


Increased demand for security for file sharing is driving the market growth


Security advantages are one of the major factors boosting the file share software market CAGR. In a hyperconnected world, any network flaw or simple data breach might put the entire organization at risk. A business can quickly and securely transfer files or other types of information with file share software. There are no limitations on file type, value, or size. Businesses prefer the file share over the conventional method of file sharing since it is crucial to the transfer of data in light of the rise in data traffic. Additionally, regulated file sharing software significantly lowers the susceptibility to malware or hacking. During the forecast period, these variables are anticipated to affect the market under consideration's expansion favorably.


Furthermore, the integration with smart applications, which has drawn many users to this technology, is another important reason fueling the growth of the file sharing software market. The solutions that the file sharing software offers, such as ad-hoc, application-centric, and people-centric solutions, are another way it is categorized. As file types, sizes, and volumes increase exponentially, conventional file interchanges methods like email and FTP are neither secure nor practical for sensitive or proprietary content. The software and cloud services provide quick, secure, and dependable transmission of important data like CAD/CAM designs, medical records, financial data, or human resources files. Modern file sharing solutions also offer aid with trade partner onboarding, data visibility, and compliance audits, which is anticipated to hasten the uptake of software during the projected period. Thus, driving the file sharing software market revenue.


File Sharing Software Market Segment Insights


File Sharing Software Type Insights


The file sharing software market segmentation, based on type includes client-server and peer to peer. The peer to peer segment dominated the market due to the benefit of file sharing through a network, which ups the sharing's level of security. The expansion of this market is also fueled by rising demand for small devices with more storage space.


File Sharing Software Deployment Mode Insights


The file sharing software market segmentation, based on deployment mode, includes cloud. The cloud category generated the most income. Cloud file transfer software is growing in popularity as companies explore ways to increase productivity and cut costs. Cloud-based solutions are often more cost-effective and simpler to operate than conventional on-premise software, which is only one of several factors contributing to this expanding trend. Additionally, there are several benefits in terms of flexibility and scalability that come with cloud file transfer platforms.


File Sharing Software End User Insights


The file sharing software market segmentation, based on end user, includes enterprises and individual. The enterprises category generated the most income. The corporate and enterprise sectors saw a significant uptake of file sharing software. All sizes of businesses looked for effective solutions to organize and distribute files among internal team members and with clients, partners, and other external stakeholders. As a result, there is a growing need for reliable file sharing programmes with improved security and teamwork tools.


Figure 1: File Sharing Software Market, by End User, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


File Sharing Software Market, by End User, 2022 & 2032


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


File Sharing Software Vertical Insights


The file sharing software market segmentation, based on vertical, government, healthcare, media and entertainment. The media and entertainment category generated the most income. Large media files, including films, images, and audio files, can be shared via file sharing software, which is widely utilized in the media and entertainment sector. Collaborative capabilities and the capability to preview media assets directly in the software are crucial for efficient workflows between content producers, editors, and clients.


File Sharing Software Regional Insights


By region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The North American file sharing software market area will dominate this market. The rapid adoption of technology in North America is one of the major factors influencing this need. Many of the world's top technology businesses have headquarters in this area, which has increased the demand for file sharing software that can handle and send massive amounts of data. This is exacerbated further by the region's abundance of large and small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), who are the main users of file-sharing software.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: FILE SHARING SOFTWARE MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


FILE SHARING SOFTWARE MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe file sharing software market accounts for the second-largest market share. The widespread use of cloud-based file sharing software and its high level of adoption are key factors in the market's growth. Businesses in the area are increasingly realizing the advantages of cloud-based file sharing software, including its affordability and scalability, which is fueling industry expansion. Further, the German file sharing software market held the largest market share, and the UK file sharing software market was the fastest growing market in the European region


The Asia-Pacific File sharing software Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. The rise in the market is mostly attributable to the growth in enterprises and the adoption of software to increase corporate productivity and efficiency. In addition, BPO services are headquartered in the APAC and serve numerous economies and regions that do not speak English. As a result, this encourages the development of file-sharing software in the local market. Additionally, regional market value is boosted by technical developments, a variety of dynamic and diverse multinational organizations, and local organizations. Moreover, China’s file sharing software market held the largest market share, and the Indian file sharing software market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


File Sharing Software Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the file sharing software market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, file sharing software industry must offer cost-effective items.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the file sharing software industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the file sharing software industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to market. Major players in the file sharing software market attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations include WeTransfer (Netherlands), Droplr (US), Open Drive (US), SecureDocs Inc. (US), IBM Corporation (US), Onehub (US), Tresorit (Switzerland), Huddle (UK), Intralinks Holdings Inc. (US), and ownCloud GmbH (Germany).


IBM provides many file transfer software solutions, including the well-known Lotus Notes collaboration tool. With 19 research labs spread over 12 nations, IBM is the largest industrial research organization in the world. It offers a variety of various file transfer software products, such as the IBM Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server and the IBM Sterling File Gateway. In order to assist businesses in protecting their data, the IBM Sterling File Gateway is a secure file transfer solution that provides several capabilities, like fine-grained control over permissions and access. Over the following several decades, IBM would establish itself as a market leader in cutting-edge technologies, including electromechanical calculators, electric typewriters, and personal computers.


Founded in 2009, WeTransfer provides online computer file transfer services. The Netherlands' Amsterdam serves as its headquarters. An online file-transferring platform is run by WeTransfer B.V. A platform provided by the company enables the sending of huge files by anyone worldwide. customers can use WeTransfer.


Key Companies in the file sharing software market include




  • WeTransfer (Netherlands)




  • Droplr (US)




  • Open Drive (US)




  • SecureDocs Inc. (US)




  • IBM Corporation (US)




  • Onehub (US)




  • Tresorit (Switzerland)




  • Huddle (UK)




  • Intralinks Holdings Inc. (US)




  • ownCloud GmbH (Germany)




File Sharing Software Industry Developments


December 2021: With the release of the file sharing program's 8.0.7 upgrade, scape EFT announced the introduction of a single scape platform. The revised scape EFT allows clients to more fully personalize their scape experience by permitting adding or removing desired modules as needed, free from restrictions imposed by the platform.


File Sharing Software Market Segmentation


File Sharing Software Type Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)




  • Client-Server




  • Peer to Peer




File Sharing Software Deployment Mode Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)




  • Cloud




File Sharing Software End User Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)




  • Enterprises




  • Individual




File Sharing Software Vertical Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)




  • Healthcare




  • Media and Entertainment




  • Government




File Sharing Software Regional Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)




  • North America



    • US




    • Canada






  • Europe



    • Germany




    • France




    • UK




    • Italy




    • Spain




    • Rest of Europe






  • Asia-Pacific



    • China




    • Japan




    • India




    • Australia




    • South Korea




    • Australia




    • Rest of Asia-Pacific






  • Rest of the World



    • Middle East




    • Africa




    • Latin America





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