Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Top 10 Sites for File Sharing

"File sharing is the practice of distributing or providing access to digitally stored information, such as computer programs, multimedia (audio, images, and video), documents, or electronic books (wikipedia)." As w/ any business or educational institution integrated w/ technology, it's important to have a solid grasp on file sharing and be fluent in the use of file sharing technologies.

Top 10 Sites for File Sharing
  1. Box - Probably the most popular of the web based file sharing sites that integrates w/ Google Apps. Also, has the ability to share/store files in a folder which is ideal for embedding into a site.
  2. Minus - A simple file sharing site that allows users to embed their file into a blog/site or share w/ a unique URL.
  3. File Dropper - A free easy to use site that allows users to upload up to 5 Gig of data.
  4. Pipe Bytes - An ideal way to share files in a private setting either as an URL or embed code.
  5. DocDroid - A great site for file sharing which allows for password protection and the ability to choose what format you want to download the file in.
  6. Papyrs - An excellent site for sharing files in a social network type setting.
  7. Go Pileus - A simple to use site (drag-n-drop) for sharing files that also integrates nicely w/ bit.ly for URL shortening.
  8. Sendoid - A site that is also available as a free app for sharing files person to person rather then storing on a server.
  9. Air Dropper - A unique site that allows a user to create a dropbox that allows others to access via a request and then download.
  10. WeTransfer - A fun site for transferring files w/ a nice user interface. Also, a person has the ability to add a message to their file transferring email.


  1. In Video Conferencing you can also share your files, documents with the participants. To ensure your need please check the Video Conferencing Features.

  2. Diskonline is a upload/sharing Facebook application specifically designed for users to upload their files online and with ease. There are millions of facebook users and this application is really handy for them.


  3. Hi friend,
    I have tried much than this 10 but i have find an other great file sharing methode, maybe better than the top here, and also easier, it's just an app on facebook, you can make a gaze at http://apps.facebook.com/diskonline/
    here is Table of contents
    1. Create folder
    2. Upload files
    3. View / Download files
    4. Control file viewer
    5. Open folder
    6. Open folders to public
    7. Browse other users
    8. Send to friends
    9. Publish to your facebook wall

    no sharing methode easier than this!!


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