Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Bitcasa, the cloud storage company that makes your digital belongings infinitely useful, today introduced a slick new design and enhanced features to its Web app, along with support for Linux.
“By adding a new headless client for Linux and a beautiful new Web interface, our customers have more choice in which device they use and how they access and share their digital belongings,” said Brian Taptich, CEO of Bitcasa.
The new headless client for Linux offers increased versatility and accessibility including the ability to: Build your own apps on top of the Linux client, offering endless possibilities for apps that need secure storage. Install on any device to extend the storage capacity. Power your FTP server or backup Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices.
The Bitcasa Web app enables users to safely store, find, stream and share any movie, music or file. With its new features, users can experience: An intuitive design: A left bar has been added for easy navigation. Additionally, users can easily drag and drop files to move or upload them, and select files to move, copy and rename. Session management: View all Bitcasa-connected devices in one screen and remotely manage or cancel sessions in the case of lost or stolen devices. A unified viewer: View any file type with any file extension via the new unified viewer. Deeper social integration: Share files more easily with family and friends with a deeper Facebook, Twitter and email integration.
Additionally, Bitcasa also recently released video and file support for FLAC files and RAW images in its Web app. Users can now play and play back videos in any resolution and format including f4v, flv, m4v, mov, mp4, webm, 3g2, 3gp, asf, avi, m2v, mkv, mpeg, mpg and wmv. The extension uses Bitcasa’s patented de-duplication technology to optimize download speeds and organize files. With the recently added video and RAW support, users can also play virtually any video format or save any photo file type.
Availability: The Linux client is available today on the new pricing plan and can be downloaded here http://www.bitcasa.com/download-linux. Infinite users under the old pricing plan can switch to the new Pro Plan, which offers five terabytes of storage for no additional cost. These pricing terms will continue for each auto-renew payment going forward.
About Bitcasa Backed by top-tier investors, including Horizons Ventures, Pelion Venture Partners, Samsung Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz, Bitcasa provides a home for your digital belongings. Bitcasa believes that your digital belongings are your own, and that only you should control who can access and use them. With access across all devices; Android, iOS, Windows, Windows RT, Mac OSX, and the Web, Bitcasa enables you to take your stuff with you everywhere and share or stream it from any device. Bitcasa designed the software to ensure complete privacy with client-side encryption, so your belongings are always your own. Download at http://www.bitcasa.com, and follow us at http://www.twitter.com/bitcasa and http://www.facebook.com/bitcasa.