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What is the Akord app?
The Akord app is a data storage and collaboration product, leveraging the Arweave blockchain to store files, messages and all protocol transactions. Files and messages are organised into vaults with private data being end-to-end encrypted. With an Akord account, you own the keys that encrypt your data.
How is Akord different?
While there are other products that also provide data storage on Arweave, Akord has some key differentiating features.
- 1.The easiest way to get going on the permaweb. We offer end-to-end encrypted vaults for private data, as well as public vaults. You don't need an Arweave wallet or AR tokens to get going, as you create an Akord wallet on signup and we give you 500 MB free to get started.
- 2.A secure space to collaborate with others and messaging with end-to-end encryption. We believe if you want to store something permanently it's because it has a social dimension - value for others. So we provide the tools to facilitate that process.
- 3.A focus on user experience with a web3, decentralised vision. Many Dapps suffer from poor user experience and performance issues. We've started by focusing on the best UX possible, and have carefully roadmapped our pathway to becoming a fully decentralised app (Dapp).