What is File Tracking Software? Open Source vs Freemium (2019)


What is File Tracking Software? Open Source vs Freemium (2019)

File Tracking Software is a web-based (sometimes cloud-based) system designed to track, record and, manage the movement of files and archives from one device to another. With it, companies can eliminate the dependency on paper, improve their project and document management system, track the physical location of files, recover lost documents and items, arrange records properly in folders, send and share unlimited amount of files to different place separated by thousands of miles.

Types of File Tracking Software

There are four types of file tracking software and they differ from each other at various levels.

  • Open Source File Tracking Software
  • Freemium File Tracking Software
  • Free File Tracking Software
  • License/ Premium File Tracking Software

Open Source vs Freemium File Tracking Software

The difference between Open source and Freemium File Tracking Software are:

Aspects

Open-source File Tracking Software

Freemium File Tracking Software

Is the Source code editable?

Yes

No

Is it Reliable and Accountable?

No

Yes

Readymade

No (The source code needs to be edited)

Yes (Pre-programmed)

Risk of Virus and Bugs

Yes

No

Free download

Yes

Yes (includes both free and paid version)

Customer Support

No

Yes

Customizable

No

Yes

Free redistribution of the software

Yes (accessible for everyone equally)

No (Can be designed according to the needs and requirements)

Prone to Hacks

Yes

No

Cloud server

No (Pay for cloud server)

Unlimited Free Cloud Server

Does it require professional programmers?

Yes (Generally programmers are expensive to hire and costly)

No

Data Security

No

Yes

Opinion:

From the above description, we can conclude that the Freemium File Tracking Software is more efficient, reliable and secure. Thus, it is imperative that companies look into both the types and their difference before opting for the best one.

UrHRM File Tracking Software

UrHRM File Tracking Software is an easy-to-use, cloud-based and highly secure framework for recording and tracking files in any business organization and companies. With it, increase productivity, improve project management system, reduce human labor on file management and eliminate the risk of loss of files with free trial versions in the market.

Benefits of File Tracking Software

  • Track the movement and location of a file
  • Monitor the sender and receiver of the file
  • Effective file movement system, users can seamlessly download and upload files from any location
  • Arrange files and documents into different categories
  • Send files to multiple users at once
  • Create files, upload/download documents and move them for approval to project manager/ higher authorities from different section irrespective of their physical location
  • Filter and Search files using names, keywords, sent & received dates, etc.
  • Paperless Advantages
date  26 Feb 2019

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