Glasswall Desktop App

Users receive files on their work computers in a variety of ways. Automatically remove potential threats from files (including threats AV software hasn’t detected yet). With Glasswall Desktop, employees can drag and drop files from the outside world into the Glasswall CDR Platform – so they’re free to use files without risk.

Enable employees to safely work with any file

Enable users to work risk-free with any file received outside your organization

Instantly disarm threats in files from unknown sources (e.g. a customer’s USB drive)
Users get immediate feedback on risks identified in a file and how they were removed

Retain both original and rebuilt files for audit purposes

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Maximum Files Per Day201501,000-10,000
Supported Document TypesPDF, Word, Excel, PowerPointPDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Images, Audio and Movies PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Images, Audio, Movies and Zip Archives
Adjustable Content
Management Policy
True File Type Detection
Audit Trail Folder
Maximum File Size5 MB25 MB1 GB
Supported File Extensions.pdf, .doc, .dot, .docx, .docm, .dotx, .dotm, .xls, .xlt,  .xlsx, .xlsm, .xltx, .xltm, .ppt, .pot, .pps, .pptx, .pptm, .ppsx, .pptm, .ppsx, .ppam, .potm, .ppsm, .potx.pdf, .doc, .dot, .docx, .docm, .dotx, .dotm, .xls, .xlt,  .xlsx, .xlsm, .xltx, .xltm, .ppt, .pot, .pps, .pptx, .pptm, .ppsx, .pptm, .ppsx, .ppam, .potm, .ppsm, .potx, .jpeg, .jpg, .jpe, .png, .gif, .emf, .tif, .tiff, .geotiff, .bmp, .wmf, .wav, .mpg, .mp3, .mp4.pdf, .doc, .dot, .docx, .docm, .dotx, .dotm, .xls, .xlt,  .xlsx, .xlsm, .xltx, .xltm, .ppt, .pot, .pps, .pptx, .pptm, .ppsx, .pptm, .ppsx, .ppam, .potm, .ppsm, .potx, .jpeg, .jpg, .jpe, .png, .gif, .emf, .tif, .tiff, .geotiff, .bmp, .wmf, .wav, .mpg, .mp3, .mp4, .zip
Nested Archive Support
Operating SystemsWindows (10/11)Windows (10/11), MacOS (Monterey)Windows (10/11), MacOS (Monterey) Ubuntu (22.x)
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PriceFree for 12 monthsPOAPOA
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Use cases

File uploads or downloads from unknown source

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Malware risk removal

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Zero Day threat defence

How it works

The Glasswall Desktop App uses the patented Glasswall CDR Platform to inspect, clean and rebuild every file to its known good state in real-time–proactively protecting your organization against the most persistent and complex file-based threats.

Glasswall Desktop Freedom

Glasswall Desktop Freedom is the freemium version of our Desktop Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) solution. It protects organizations from the risks of file-based threats, such as malware and ransomware, so users can trust every file.

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Why CDR?

We believe people should be free to open their files without fear. Glasswall CDR takes a proactive approach to automatically remove all Zero-day threats from files, without sacrificing productivity.

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Secure Email

File Uploads and Downloads

Malware Risk Removal

Metadata Removal

Cybersecurity Crisis Response

Cybersecurity Crisis Prevention

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Data Migrations

SDK Integration

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Reactive cybersecurity is failing - it’s time for a better way. Traditional detection-based security methods play catch up with new threats. Find out how your organization can take a proactive approach to cybersecurity.

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Offer a richer security portfolio with the most agile CDR platform on the market. Stand out from the competition with a partner program built for you. Let’s make files safer together.

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Raising the bar on file security

We believe people should be free to open their files without fear. To click on anything without risk of catastrophe. To use systems the way they were meant to be used. That’s why we’re raising the bar on file security at Glasswall.