Why are there two URLs for Nextcloud files?

When you go to setting in Nextcloud file browser, then you can retrieve the WebDAV URL as


Which is also according documentation. However, when I connect a WebDAV client (in my case SafeInCloud Password Manager, then I use URL https://example.com/remote.php/webdav - which is also working fine.

Are there any reasons to use one or the other?


The first one is the correct “newer” one. The second one is the old one that will - someday - be deprecated and retired.