Frequently Asked Questions
Is it free to upload files?
Yes! We built Couchdrop to solve our own need and believe it should
be free and remain free for personal use. In the
future we might create a subscription model for commercial use but for now its completely
Is it secure?
Yes! Security is paramount and a key motivator behind creating Couchdrop. We don't store
files on our servers and never intend
on doing this. Files are stored in your Amazon S3 account.
What does the Beta status mean?
Couchdrop is a new service that we are working on. This means there might be occasional bugs
issues while we further development, but
it also means that we are open to ideas and suggestions to make the product better suited
Do we have to use Dropbox or Amazon AWS?
Couchdrop delivers files to your cloud storage provider rather than storing them on our
This means you can
upload your files direct to your desktop from devices that do not support Dropbox or Amazon
storage and it's secure.