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.
Storage Sync 11.1.1 provides additional security to the Storage Sync platform with updated architecture, flexibility for integrations with third-party applications, and modular architecture for seamless upgrades.
The Egnyte for Android 7.6 release introduces grid view, expands support for Android device entitlement deployments, and improves the file selection experience.
The Egnyte Connect Desktop App for Mac 2.0.1 release allows users to seamlessly access all of their Egnyte files from Mac Finder. The Desktop App is now available for users using Mac. Admins can control the ability for users to choose one or more folders to sync for offline access.
The app is redesigned for iOS 11 with a minimalist theme that incorporates your custom brand color. Authorization with native Microsoft Office applications has been simplified.
The Cloud Migration Manager 1.3 release simplifies the permission migration process by identifying users and groups with permissions on the source file share who do not yet exist in Egnyte and gives an opportunity to create them before the migration begins.
Prevent accidental permission assignment to Standard Users by warning users who are giving permissions to a Standard User or to a group that includes Standard Users.
Delegate management of groups to Power Users by assigning one or more users as an owner of a group. Owners can add or remove members from the group.
Find your documents and folders faster by searching with custom metadata. Advanced custom metadata search lets you pick the metadata fields, operators, and values to craft a complex search.
Export out the full list of personal or storage devices that are connected to your Egnyte account.
Experience faster and more consistent preview of PDF files, Microsoft Office, and other popular formats with a new PDF viewer.