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ADrive has some exciting news to share with Basic Free customers. For a limited time, we are offering our users huge savings when they upgrade to an annual Personal Premium or Business account. ADrive already has the lowest priced cloud storage plans in the industry starting at only $25 a year. Upgrade now and you can save even more! With 25% off 1-Year plans, 50% off 2-Year plans, and 58% off 3-Year plans, there has never been a better time to upgrade your ADrive cloud storage account. Best of all, once you upgrade you will be able to take advantage of all the features that ADrive cloud storage has to offer, such as our revolutionary ADrive Desktop Application with drive mapping, auto backups, and sync. Other exciting Premium and Business features include ADrive Mobile, SSL Data Encryption, FTP, SFTP, and Rsync access to your files, and larger file support up to 16GB. To take advantage of all these features at a significant savings, simply login to your account and upgrade to a Personal Premium or Business account by the end of May, 2015.

Posted on: 05.06.2015

American Express issues resolved

Our bank and credit card processor have fixed an issue that caused new American Express upgrades to fail. You can now upgrade using an American Express card. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.

Posted on: 08.29.2014

ADrive improves thumbnails and filenames

ADrive has just released an update improving support for thumbnails and filenames. The thumbnails can be seen in the filemanager when you log into your account, if you don't see them right away try refreshing the page. Filenames can now contain all characters except for trailing spaces and / (forward slash). This should be especially useful for those using Linux or Unix based systems.

Posted on: 08.07.2014

ADrive and Inky announce technology partnership

Today, Inky and ADrive announced a technology partnership enabling Inky users to save and open files in their ADrive cloud storage account using the Inky email client. ADrive will provide all Inky users with 50GB of free ADrive cloud storage.

Fully integrated with the Inky email client, the ADrive cloud storage account allows Inky mail senders to attach files that recipients can easily retrieve. By partnering with the Inky client, ADrive users will be able to consolidate multiple email accounts in an easy to use and intelligent email client fully integrated with the ADrive cloud storage.

Craig Stelmach, the COO of ADrive states, “We are very excited for the Inky and ADrive partnership. Allowing our users the ability to save files directly to the ADrive cloud from a novel and intelligent email client will ensure that email attachments are properly and securely stored in the ADrive cloud. Users will now be able to save attachments from any email received in the Inky client to the ADrive cloud and access those files anywhere, at any time, on any device.”

About Inky

Designed and built by the industry experts at Arcode, the Inky email client is engineered from the ground up to be the smart, simple, safe way to read and respond to all email accounts. Inky has free Mac and Windows desktop versions available for download at

Dave Baggett, Founder of Arcode, the company that created Inky, said, "We're excited that our partnership with ADrive allows us to offer Inky users an industry-leading 50GB of free cloud-based storage, seamlessly integrated into Inky's smart, simple, and safe email experience."

About ADrive

ADrive delivers online cloud storage services to millions of individuals, businesses and enterprise-level users. Our goal is to provide users with a convenient and reliable way to better manage their data from anywhere, at any time.

Founded in 2007 by veterans of the storage and networking industry, ADrive was created to meet the demands of our data-intensive world. Since our start, we have led the online storage industry by offering the largest amount of complimentary storage and backup on the Internet.

ADrive is dedicated to the development of new features as we continue to offer affordable cloud storage solutions to the ADrive community.

Posted on: 04.11.2014

ADrive Desktop 2.0 is now available

ADrive Desktop 2.0 is now available for our Premium and Business users. ADrive Desktop features drive mapping and backup. Map your ADrive account to a folder on your local computer for drag and drop upload, download and file management.Use backup to keep your files archived in the cloud and safe from loss. With ADrive Desktop your data will be safe and available at all times.

Posted on: 04.02.2014

New web interface look and feel

ADrive's web interface has been updated with a new look and feel. The new interface retains all of the functionality of the old one but comes with a brand new design. This new design brings focus to what is really important, your files, while still having all available actions quickly and easily accessible. All of these changes create an interface that is simpler, more powerful, and incredibly easy to use, allowing you to better manage your files.

Posted on: 03.05.2014

Access your files from anywhere using SCP, SFTP or Rsync

ADrive now gives our Personal Premium and Business customers the ability to manage their files using SCP, SFTP and Rsync including server-side SSH Key Management tools for automating authentication.

Posted on: 09.24.2013

New lower plan prices and risk free trial!

ADrive now offers the lowest priced cloud storage plans in the industry! New plans start at 100GB for $2.50 per month or $25 per year! We are also offering a 30 Day RISK-FREE trial of our Personal Premium/Business services for FREE with no credit card required.

Posted on: 08.01.2013

Existing customers UPGRADED for FREE!

As a thank you to our valued Personal Premium/Business customers we have not only doubled your storage and lowered your plan price but we have also doubled the time you had left on your existing subscription!

Posted on: 08.01.2013

Mobile apps now available for Basic Users!

You requested and we listened - The Android & iOS ADrive Mobile apps are now offered free for Basic Plan Users and is now available for download in the Play Store and iTunes store. The Basic Plan app does carry advertisement to help defray the cost of providing 50GB of storage for free, along with a ton of great features to our millions of users but it still a great tool for our users to access their folders anywhere at any time. The advertisement free app is only available to our Premium Plan & Business Users who also enjoy 24X7 technical support, including telephone support, up to 16GB file size transfer, hosting in our tier 4 datacenter, and better equipment and bandwidth and much more. Check it out and let us know what you think!

Posted on: 08.20.2012

New ADrive Mobile app

ADrive is excited to announce the release of ADrive Mobile for Apple iOS and Android. With ADrive mobile you can access all your files on the go! Upload and download files from any Apple iOS or Android device!

Posted on: 07.19.2012

COMPLETED Site Wide Maintenance Window Saturday, April 28, 2012

Tonight's maintenance window has been completed. Thank you for your patience! ADrive Support Team

Posted on: 04.28.2012

Site Wide Maintenance Window Saturday, April 28, 2012

Dear ADrive Users, In order to bring you exciting new features, such as business group accounts, shared folders, a mobile site, and other upcoming products, ADrive will be in maintenance mode starting at 10PM (GMT -7) on Saturday, April 28, 2012. During this time, you will see a maintenance page instead of the ADrive homepage. Any data already stored within ADrive will not be affected by this maintenance period. As soon as the upgrade is completed, you will regain access to our site. We have allotted four hours for the maintenance window, however, we expect to complete the maintenance much sooner. Thank you for your patience! ADrive Team

Posted on: 04.24.2012

Maintenance Notification for ADrive Basic Users - 4/14/2012

PLEASE NOTE: All Paid customers (Premium, Enterprise) will NOT be affected by this maintenance. There will be a maintenance window for service on a main power feed at one of our core Non-Paid datacenters. It will take place on Saturday April 14, 2012 from 15:00 to 22:00 GMT. We do not anticipate that it will take longer than the window allotted, however, in some rare cases, it has taken longer. We do not anticipate a loss in service during this maintenance, however, please be prepared for loss of access to ADrive. We host our paid services from Tier IV datacenters with full redundancy at all levels of internet connectivity, routers, switches, servers, storage, power and cooling. We operate our Non-Paid services from Tier-1 (the lowest grade) datacenters, without redundancy for internet connection, routers, switches, servers, storage, power or cooing. This will affect all Non-Paid users, and you may experience loss of access during this time. You may upgrade to a Paid account if you do not wish to undergo this or such maintenance windows in the future. -ADrive Support Team

Posted on: 03.28.2012

Coming Soon to ADrive…

We are working hard to bring you some cool new features! Stay tuned as we continue to roll out the following:

• Mobile App for Android phones & tablets, iPhone & iPad
• Simple Mobile Site
• New & Improved File Manager
• Enhanced File Sharing Functionalities
• & More!

Check back for our upcoming release dates or follow us on Facebook to stay even more connected!

-The ADrive Team

Posted on: 03.19.2012

Check Out the New & Improved ADrive!

We’re very excited to announce some new changes here at ADrive! We revamped our site for a fresh, new look and upgraded & expanded our infrastructure to better serve you, our valued users.

Here are some of the great new Premium Features:

16GB File Transfers
We increased our file support from 2GB to 16GB. Now you can simply and securely transfer larger files with ADrive from anywhere, anytime.

Expiration Dates for Shared Files
Unshare files on a set date! You now have the ability to set an expiration date for the files you share.

Signature Plans are now ‘Premium’
We've decided to eliminate our Signature Plan and now just offer our Personal Basic and Personal Premium Plans. The Personal Premium Plan includes all the features of the Signature Plan (and more) but still at the same low bargain price! Compare all plans.

The Signature Plans have automatically been updated to Premium and users will not see any change to their billing or account services.

Limited Time Offer on 1-Year, 2-Year & 3-Year Plans
Upgrade to one of our 1-Year, 2-Year or 3-Year Premium Plans and enjoy huge savings (over 40% in savings for our 3-Year Premium Plan). Offer valid through April 19, 2012. Learn More.

We hope you enjoy the new ADrive!

-The ADrive Team

Posted on: 03.19.2012

ADrive Upgraded

ADrive has completed the first round of some major new changes. Please watch for more features coming soon.

Posted on: 02.22.2012

FTP Timestamp Support is Here!

ADrive users asked for timestamp support for FTP and we've delivered! MFMT and MDMT timestamp support for FTP is now available for use with programs like SuperFlexible File Synchronizer, GoodSync and SyncBack Pro. Thanks for your input!

-The ADrive Team

Posted on: 05.16.2009

Visit the new ADrive Forum

ADrive's new Forum will provide our users with an additional resource for technical support and discussion about ADrive. The ADrive Forum allows users to search, collaborate and learn from one another and our technical support team. Our support staff will be monitoring the Forum and will answer questions as quickly as possible. Please visit the Forum today and post your questions, so that all users can benefit from this new resource.

-The ADrive Team

Posted on: 04.25.2009

New ADrive Desktop Makes Backup Easy

ADrive Desktop officially launched! ADrive Desktop is a desktop application that is compatible with all major operating systems. ADrive Desktop allows a customer to upload, download, and schedule jobs to backup files/folders from their computer to their ADrive account. This feature gives users access to their ADrive account directly from their desktop. ADrive Desktop is available to our Premium and Business customers and ADrive is offering a FREE 30-Day trial to Basic account holders and new users.

-The ADrive Team

Posted on: 02.05.2009

ADrive Offers File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

ADrive Offers File Transfer Protocol (FTP) | ADrive, the only company offering 50GB of free online storage, announces the release of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) services. ADrive's new FTP offering is available to Premium and Business customers through their existing accounts, and new users can try this new service by signing up for a free, 30-Day trial account. Supporting a majority of FTP clients, ADrive's FTP services allow customers to transfer and manage their files without having to log into a web interface, using any operating system environment that supports FTP.

Access to ADrive's FTP server opens up a world of options for Premium and Business users to transfer files to and from any location in the world using 3rd-Party FTP applications. ADrive customers can now use the new FTP services for drive mapping, using preferred backup software to backup files, mobile access to files, and much more. ADrive's FTP server can also be accessed using secure FTP to provide data encryption during transport.

-The ADrive Team

Posted on: 01.29.2009

ADrive Desktop is Here!

ADrive Desktop is soon to be officially released, but our customers can try it now. ADrive has replaced the ADrive Backup Client with an all new and improved backup client developed with Adobe AIR called ADrive Desktop. ADrive Desktop is a desktop application that is compatible with all major operating systems. ADrive Desktop allows a customer to upload, download, and schedule jobs to backup files/folders from their computer to their ADrive account. This feature gives users access to their ADrive account directly from their desktop. ADrive Desktop is available to our Signature and Premium customers and ADrive is offering a FREE 30-Day trial to Basic account holders and new users.

Please note that the ADrive Backup Client will no longer be supported in favor of ADrive Desktop. We thank our basic account holders and beta users for testing the ADrive Backup Client and invite them to try ADrive Desktop and our Signature and Premium services today.

-The ADrive Team

Posted on: 01.27.2009

Thank You ADrive Customers!

You talk. We listen. The latest update to ADrive includes several enhancements suggested by users. These include an improved directory tree interface, more concurrent downloads for Premium and Business account holders, startup control of ADrive Desktop and even one fix for a single user! We thank you for your feedback and support. We couldn't do it without you. Keep it coming. Send your feature wishlist now to

-The ADrive Team

Posted on: 01.25.2009

Get ADrive Desktop!

ADrive Desktop uploads, downloads, and regularly backs up files/folders directly from your desktop to your ADrive account. This feature is compatible with all major operating systems.

ADrive Desktop is available to all Premium and Business account holders. We offer a FREE 30-Day Trial to Basic account holders and new users.

Try it today!

Posted on: 09.19.2008

ADrive Expands its Enterprise Offering with Network Storage Solution

ADrive is excited to announce the expansion of our enterprise offering by adding our Network Storage Solution. ADrive supports the backup of data from all network storage device manufacturers including EMC and NetApp. Your data is backed up to a secure, offsite location solving your disaster recovery needs. No longer worry about downtime or data loss due to unexpected failures or natural disasters with our Network Storage Solution.

Contact our Sales Team at for more information.

-The ADrive Team

Posted on: 09.12.2008