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File Ark

A long-term external storage for your files

File Ark

A long-term external storage for your files

File Ark is meant to be a storage for files that you want to keep for a long time but may not know when you will need it. By storing these kinds of files on File Ark and deleting the local copy from your laptop/computer, you'll gain back storage space on your existing hard drive instead of having to buy new storage drives.

Not sure where this fits into the market and it’s definitely not price comparable as Google is half the price and double the storage as well as a known and trusted entity. I think you going to battle here I’m afraid.
@phatcatbrett Definitely valid points. The market I'm trying to focus on is the cloud archival services as opposed to backup services.

With backups, it's typically for files that might change even after initial upload, so you'll have a local and cloud copy.
With an archive, once the files are uploaded, no more changes get synced with the cloud unless if you re-upload it again. Because of that, you can delete the local copy if you're not planning on making changes to it and save disk space.

That leads to the features I can focus on like recommending old/large files that haven't been modified for a long time to either be deleted or moved to cloud storage and save disk space on the user's computer.

The fact that there are competitors is advantageous because it proves there's a market for it and I've found that it is not a very crowded market unlike Uptime monitors or Todo Apps, so I think there's space for an indie product. I don't need this to be a million dollar revenue product, and as long as it covers it's own expenses and generates some amount of revenue, I'm happy with it.

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