Zoho WorkDrive

Zoho WorkDrive is a highly affordable cloud storage platform with an intuitive interface and advanced collaboration features. It integrates with other Zoho applications and is a definite value-add for teams already embedded in the Zoho ecosystem. 


Powerful, but may lack a couple nice features. Great for the price


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Zoho WorkDrive Pricing

There are three pricing plans for Zoho WorkDrive. WorkDrive doesn’t have a free option, but there is a 15-day trial period with no credit card information required. Since there are no binding contracts, you can switch between plans whenever you want. All WorkDrive plans require the purchase of at least 3 seats.

The Starter plan costs $2.5 per user if billed annually and $3 per user if billed monthly. This basic package comes with a 1GB file upload limit and storage starts at 1TB per team. Above 10 users, you’ll need to purchase 100GB of additional storage per additional user.

The Team plan is the perfect option for a small to mid company size. It starts at $6 per user if billed monthly or $4.5 per user if billed annually. This package comes with a 5GB file upload limit and 3TB per team. Above 10 users, you’ll need to purchase 300GB of additional storage per additional user.

If you need file management for teams, the Business plan is the ideal option. Its starting price is $11 per user if billed monthly or $9 per user if billed annually. With this plan, you have a 50GB file upload limit available. Storage for teams starts at 5TB. Above 10 users, you’ll need to purchase 500GB of additional shared storage per user. 

Starter Plan

$2.5/annual | $3/ per month/ per user

  • Team folders and team files
  • Assign roles and controls
  • Zoho Office Suite integration
  • 220+ formats
  • Content search
  • Mobile access
  • Zoho WorkDrive desktop synchronization
  • WorkDrive Genie for Windows
  • External file sharing
  • Notifications
  • Labels
  • Links with password protection
  • Real time updates
  • File versioning
  • Client users
  • Customizable templates
  • Admin dashboard
  • User management

Team Plan

$4.5/annual | $6/ per month/ per user

All Starter Plan features +

  • Collect files
  • Assign role-based access
  • Set files to locked
  • Activity and stats 
  • Activity timeline
  • Custom branding

Business Plan

$9/annual | $11/ per month/ per user

All Team Plan features +

  • Custom fields
  • Data templates
  • Zip creation, preview, and extraction
  • Admin controls and role management
  • Advanced features, such as device management
  • Data retention
  • Audit trail
  • Content management
  • Content visibility control
  • Custom domain and domain verification
  • Two-factor authentication
  • IP blocking 
  • Custom password policy

Zoho WorkDrive—Everything, Everywhere, All At Once

Secure your workspace with advanced sharing options. Centralize your entire workspace and all documents with one team drive. Share and store files and folders safely. In this product overview, we will discuss Zoho WorkDrive features and integrations with other Zoho corporation apps.

Zoho WorkDrive Pros

WorkDrive automates your workflows, keeps track of documents and their versions, and facilitates team collaboration. We give this Zoho product a great overall rating when it comes to the balance of pricing and features.

Reasons for choosing Zoho WorkDrive include:

  1. Very affordable
  2. Intuitive and easy to use interface
  3. Limitless integration with the rest of Zoho Suite
  4. Includes Zoho Office Suite at no additional cost
  5. Allows both offline and online file management
  6. Uploading files to Zoho WorkDrive is easy

Zoho WorkDrive Cons

We’re big fans of WorkDrive, with the minor quibble that its automated workflows must be purchased on top of your WorkDrive plan.

Zoho WorkDrive Features

With Zoho WorkDrive, you can create a central team workspace and cloud libraries for your entire organization. It offers access to documents securely, as well as a modern interface and office suite functionality. It is both a document management software and a file sharing software.

The most important features of Zoho WorkDrive include:
  • Update controls and permissions
  • Document archiving and retention
  • Comments and notes
  • Collaborative tools
  • Audit trail
  • Document classification and management
  • Document and data storage 
  • Content management 
  • Data synchronization 
  • Access to a content library

Zoho WorkDrive Integrations

Zoho WorkDrive is a comprehensive document management solution. It easily integrates with all of the various Zoho applications you’re using in your business operations, from Zoho CRM to Zoho Recruit to Zoho Books and all the rest.

You can also connect WorkDrive with and save files from third-party apps such as Google Drive, PayPal, Mailchimp, or Zoom. Google Drive files work great with Zoho WorkDrive; thanks to Zoho Office Suite, all online files keep their original formatting.

Zoho WorkDrive’s cloud storage functionality provides offline access and easy-to-setup file versioning. You can share files on WorkDrive by generating a link. With Document Creators, you can create, edit, and comment on documents in real time with anyone who has your link. You can further improve efficiency with app integrations such as with Zoho Cliq, a chat application that can be used to easily communicate with teammates.

Our Zoho WorkDrive Assessment

If you’re looking for easy file sharing, document management, and cloud collaboration at an affordable price, we recommend WorkDrive. It offers great value for the money and punches well above its weight.

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Zoho WorkDrive FAQ

Zoho WorkDrive is a cloud-based storage service. It synchronizes your files, stores them securely in the cloud, and enables you to work on projects with your team.

Files in Zoho WorkDrive are encrypted with zero-knowledge encryption and inaccessible to third parties. The app also generates unique encryption keys for every session. You can rest assured that your information is always secure.

TrueSync is a WorkDrive function that syncs all your files, so they are on your computer as well as in the cloud. This bit of data-saving software turns your desktop into a cloud storage solution and doesn’t fill up your hard drive. If you make any edits locally, only the alterations will be updated to the cloud.

There is an option to schedule a demo on Zoho’s official website. For more advanced training on WorkDrive and other Zoho applications, see our training resources.

Zoho Office Suite represents a missing link between business apps and productivity tools. It comes integrated with Zoho Writer and Zoho Sheets and it can work seamlessly with other Zoho products as well.

You can import and export Microsoft Office files from Zoho Office Suite files with ease. Google Sheets and docs will keep their original formatting.  Zoho Office Suite works great with other Zoho apps such as Zoho Projects, Zoho Creator, Zoho Forms, Zoho Connect, Zoho Analytics, Zoho Mail, and Zoho CRM.

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