Difference Between Files & Attachments in Salesforce | APPSeCONNECT

What are the differences between Files and Attachments in Salesforce?

The following are the differences between Files and attachments in Salesforce:

Files

Attachments

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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