March 2021 Service Update

FileCatalyst Spaces is not accepting any new clients

Feature Details

FileCatalyst Spaces has a number of features to solve your file transfer problems:

Send and receive files with ease

  • Send large files via email link instead of attaching the large files
  • Protect the download links with a password, PIN or email authentication
  • View comprehensive delivery report (who downloaded the files and when)
  • Set link expiry or disable links already downloaded
  • Re-send links to other recipients
  • Set email address filters, limiting to what email addresses maybe used to receive files
  • Integrated address book with auto-complete
  • Receive large files from customers, via a public web based upload portal (no login required for others to send you files).
  • Create shareable web based folders (FileAreas) for easy collaboration on large file sets.
  • Request files from outside users to upload files into a chosen folder in a FileArea

Seamless end-user on-boarding

  • Works with any modern web browser
  • No browser plugin or client application required to transfer files
  • Works with most modern mobile devices
  • No software installation required
  • Works behind strict firewalls, only HTTP access required
  • Optional browser plugin with an in-line installer will provide: file transfer acceleration, offline transfers (web browser can be closed during transfers), ability to transfer hundreds of files with complex directory structures.
  • Request files form outside users into a specific FileArea

Flexible data storage

  • Lower your data transmission costs, by using your own on-premise FileCatalyst Server connected to local storage of your choice.
    You have two options for licensing on-premise FileCatalyst Server:
    • Purchase a perpetual license for your on-premise FileCatalyst Server. (Prices start at $3000.00)
    • Sign up for a per-GB license at no upfront cost and send your first 50GB for free.
  • Bring your own Cloud Storage Account. FileCatalyst Spaces supports the following cloud storage vendors:
    • Amazon S3
    • Wasabi
    • Azure Blob
    • Google Cloud Storage
    • Backblaze B2
  • Purchase Cloud Storage directly from FileCatalyst at $0.01 per GB (minimum $10 per month for 1TB)

Fully customizable user experience

  • Create custom upload forms to accommodate almost any large file transfer workflow
  • Modify look and feel using an advanced templating mechanism
  • Pre-configured forms for submission, collaboration and distribution workflows
  • Support for both user-based and public (no account required) submission and distribution
  • Deep customization options for: email templates, application language and custom headers/footers
  • Support multiple templates for different users, groups or workflows

Advanced security features

  • All file transfers use use HTTPS for basic transfers, and AES for accelerated UDP transfers
  • Multiple administrative access levels
  • IP filters allow black/white listing of specific IP addresses
  • Group-based permissions
  • 2-factor authentication for downloading email links
  • Multiple user access levels

Administrative options

  • Manage users and transactions via a secure and easy to use administrative interface, with multiple admin level accounts
  • Review transaction history and data usage via a clear and easy to use dashboard or via file transfer reports
  • Full control over storage targets, email notifications and content filtering
  • Transfer files quickly and securely to your cloud storage vendor either via the web, an automated HotFolder or via APIs

File transfer automation

  • Create transfer tasks to automatically execute at set intervals. Files are sent or received based on custom settings, be every 10 seconds or once a day
  • HotFolder allows you to set your bandwidth usage around a schedule, maximizing your bandwidth when you need it
  • Break jobs into subtasks with filters. Set inclusive or exclusive filters according to type, size or matched string
  • Create synchronization tasks that mirror and replicate large directories over the WAN for offsite disaster recovery backups

File transfer acceleration

  • Award Winning UDP based File Transfer acceleration
  • Transfer files hundreds of times faster than HTTP
  • Guaranteed delivery with checkpoint restart
  • Fine-grain bandwidth control
  • No file size limits


  • Perform common system management tasks via REST
  • Transfer files to/from FileCatalyst Spaces using: Java, C++, CLI


Let's get started with FileCatalyst Spaces.

online help
Online Help


With two different support plans to choose from, you can be assured that you will get all the help you need to make the most of FileCatalyst Spaces

free support

Free Support

Included in all plans

Submit a trouble ticket via our support portal, and within 2 business days, one of our knowledgeable support engineers will respond to your questions.

enhanced support

Enhanced Support

Extend the basic support plan

Adds instant support via phone or chat and reduces the response time to your tickets to 3 business hours.

If you require support, visit our support portal at or see tutorials.