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Wuala (pronounced like the French "Voil" (vw-'l), which means "see there") is a social distributed file-system-like online storage that provides secure online storage. Backup, store, share, and access files everywhere, with all data being encrypted on your computer for security. It is free, simple to use, and secure.

Even the employees at Wuala or LaCie do not have access to your private data.

Wuala is based on technology developed at ETH Zurich, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.


Free Service
Basic - 1GB of online space

Paid for Service
Pro - /year for 10GB, /year for 25GB, /year for 50GB, 9/year for 100GB, 9/year for 250GB
Caleido AG


System Requirements
Java Runtime Environment 1.5 or higher

Support Sites:
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Selected Reviews:
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Features include:

  • Desktop client featuring an intuitive interface
  • Web based interface as well
  • Secure online storage with all files being encrypted (128 bit AES, 2048 bit RSA and SHA-256 algorithms for encryption, signatures and integrity checks)
  • Automatic backup and file versioning
  • Sync your files
  • Streaming
  • Access files from any computer with an internet connection
  • Share files with other members of Wuala
  • Wuala's Groups - design and build a social network
  • Edit files directly
  • Web Start - run Wuala directly from the web
  • Trade online storage for additional Wuala online storage (your computer must be online for at least 4 hours a day). The amount of storage earned is dependent on your internet connection
  • Available in English, German, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Dutch, Italian, Spanish, French and Swedish, Polish, Chinese (simplified), and Russian

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