When checking other solutions a basic search feature is always included.
Not necessarily speaking about content indexing.
Seafile lacks this basic function in the CE. This rules out Seafile nearby instantly as a solution when companies have to validate those. - Speaking from experience.
If you want Seafile to be taken more seriously in the big pool of cloud storage software it might be time to change the business model.
Give most features for free and keep only business features to the professional version.
Sell support and the stable version release channel to paying customers.
Stop releasing not fully tested version to paying customers! This is not just bad for your reputation but also for all of your customers!
Why not sell a rock solit solution work properly defined and uphold release processes instead of a good solutions with startup-like release circles.
I really would like to see Seafile as one of the leaders on the marked here. But this won’t happen if the business model stays like this and you treat paying customers like the testers that you don’t want to hire or even do proper testing yourself.
The community can not do more than offer its time.