The following are the differences between Files and attachments in Salesforce:
|Files need to upload, store, find, follow, share, and collaborate on Salesforce files in the cloud.||Attach files to records from the Attachments related list on selected detail pages.|
|We can upload a file and store it privately until you’re ready to share it. We can share the files with groups, users, etc.||We can add a file to a specific record such as opportunity, event by attaching it on the Attachments related list.|
|It supports all file types.||It supports all file types.|
|The maximum file size can be uploaded is 2 GB.||The maximum file size uploaded for file attachments is 25 MB and feed attachments are 2 GB|
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