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Hightail Review

Hightail OUR SCORE 87%
starting price $15.99
our score 87%
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  1. What is Hightail
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is Hightail?

If you wish to send large files, Hightail is the ideal tool for you. The product can be used by freelancers and professionals working in graphics-intensive fields like creative services, marketing and advertising, legal, media and entertainment, and architecture. Hightail was formerly known as YouSendIt, and it has evolved into a strong collaborative software package today. You can send big files securely up to 10GB, as well as make use of unlimited online file storage. Hightail also offers security options like file tracking, identity verification, and password protection. When sharing folders and files with others, you can select the users who can edit and update the files. You can email big files using the Hightail Outlook plugin or from your desktop using Hightail Express. The product also allows you to access your files on the go through its Android and iOS mobile apps even when you are offline. Plus, all editing done to files on your mobile device is quickly updated. Hightail allows you to access your files from popular productivity software packages such as Amazon services, Google Drive, NetSuite, IBM, SharePoint and Salesforce, among others. Similar to other Hightail reviews, our aim here is to help you gauge the product before you subscribe.

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Hightail features

Main features of Hightail are:

  • Premium support available
  • Reporting analytics and dashboards
  • Role-based access controls (RBACs)
  • Mobile device policies
  • Single sign-on integration
  • Active Directory integration
  • Content lifecycle management
  • Policies for content sharing
  • Security and Administration Controls
  • Faster uploads and downloads available
  • Integration with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Add and remove users
  • Custom branding
  • Receive big files from anyone
  • Microsoft Outlook plugin
  • Mobile and desktop app access (Android, iOS)
  • Data encryption
  • Secure delivery
  • Unlimited e-signatures
  • Unlimited storage
  • Premium support available
  • Reporting dashboards and analytics
  • Role-based access controls (RBACs)
  • Mobile device policies
  • Single sign-on integration
  • Active Directory integration
  • Content lifecycle management
  • Policies for content sharing

Hightail Benefits

The main benefits of Hightail are its ease of use, security, and accessibility. Here are more details of its benefits:

  • Data encryption trusted by Fortune 500 companies
  • Active Directory integration for SSO and user provisioning
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Among the many advantages we cite in our Hightail reviews is that you can utilize a customized URL to allow others to send you large files
  • Track shared and sent files to users
  • Use password protection for your files
  • Auto update on other devices when you work on your files
  • Use your mobile device to access, upload, and share files
  • Use SharePoint and Outlook to send big files
  • Access your files on your mobile device or desktop to sign and send
  • Send big files easily to team members in any location

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

Hightail Integrations

The following Hightail integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

  • Google Drive
  • RackSpace
  • OneDrive
  • FileNet
  • Documentum
  • NFS
  • Amazon Web services
  • Box
  • OpenText
  • NetSuite
  • IBM
  • SharePoint
  • Salesforce


Customer Support


Pricing Plans

Hightail pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial
Up to 250MB with 2GB storage
$15.99 per month
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