What is Shells?

Shells is Desktop as a Service (DaaS) providing a virtual cloud desktop computer running on Windows10 or various Linux distros accessible from any web enabled smart device.

Shells is Desktop as a Service (DaaS), a virtual cloud desktop running Windows 10 or various Linux distributions that can be accessed from any web-enabled device through an app or a browser on any web-enabled smart device such as a tablet, smartphone, old laptop or a smart TV.

Switching between operating systems is a matter of pressing a few buttons and within just a couple of minutes your new desktop is ready to go!

Shells is for individuals wishing to transition their work to the safety and security of the cloud as well as the flexibility of having an always-on desktop PC or for small to big business wishing to provide their workers an affordable desktop PC for work without having to purchase and ship expensive hardware. Each Shell can be up and running within minutes of signing up!

Shells is all about privacy, users' shell functions as a VPN as all traffic is routed through the cloud server.

Shells Awards

Shells currently scores 86/100 in the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) category. This is based on user satisfaction (86/100), press buzz (43/100), recent user trends (rising), and other relevant information on Shells gathered from around the web.

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Shells Product Overview

  • Snapshot Backups

  • Always On

  • Remote Work

  • Virtual Desktop VPN

Languages Supported: English

Shells Features

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • API
  • Chat
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Document Comparison
  • External Integrations
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • History/Version Control
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Project Management
  • Malware Protection
  • Network Traffic Monitoring
Shells Pricing

Shells Pricing Plans


1 user(s) / month
  • 1 Processor 40 GB Storage 2 GB Memory *10 Hours per month


1 user(s) / month
  • 1 Processor 40 GB Storage 2 GB Memory *Unlimited use


1 user(s) / month
  • 2 Processors 80 GB Storage 4 GB Memory *Unlimited use


1 user(s) / month
  • 4 Processors 160 GB Storage 8 GB Memory *Unlimited use

Plans starting from: $9.95/month Credit card required: Yes

Shells FAQs

What is Shells generally used for?

Write papers, create spreadsheets, track finances or write code. Everything that an ordinary PC can do, Shells virtual cloud desktop can do as well.

Does Shells offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?

Standard model is one user per Shell.

Who are the main user groups of Shells?

Students, coders, remote workers as well as small businesses

Does Shells offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?

On our website, users can find written guides and tutorials and our customer support.

What platforms does Shells support?

Windows 10, Linux, Android and many web browsers.

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Shells User Reviews

Average User Rating:
4.29/5 based on 27 user ratings.
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"Very convenient service"

What do you like about Shells?

Saves a lot of time at work. Convenient and easy interface. Simple operation algorithms.

What do you dislike about Shells?

I did not notice. Everything you need to eat for work. Didn't see any cons. Thanks

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