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WORKPLACE / AUG. 10, 2014
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8 Exceptional File Sharing Tools of 2014

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Working online means we often have to share files, ideas and pictures with teammates and customers. Email attachment is a famous and common way to send and receive files, but it has restriction on the size of files. Instead of overflowing our emails with lots of attachments, we can use file sharing tools.

Here are the best online file sharing tools:

1. Dropcanvas

With its simple-to-use dragging option, Dropcanvas provides you facility of uploading your files and generating short URLS to share with fellows and collaborators. This free tool can be accessed both from a smartphone and computer. You need to sign-up to share and save your storage links. Dropcanvas provides unlimited storage to users, with up to 4GB space per attachment.

2. Dropbox

Dropbox is a widely used file sharing tool that offers local storage and syncing facilities. It is an exclusive web-based file-sharing platform, providing limited space to every user. You can organize, delete and share your files with business friends and clients using Dropbox.

3. PipeBytes

PipeBytes gives you freedom of sharing unlimited files and documents. You just need an internet connection and a reliable web browser to use PipeBytes effectively. It allows you send files, movies, and presentations directly from your computer without relying upon a third party’s server.

4. SugarSync

SugarSync facilitates its users with cloud storage and file sharing options. It also allows you browse, back-up and sync the files both online and offline. Share as many files and folders with your partners as you want. The users can also collaborate on shared files across team. For using this app, you just need to generate a public link of the files and folders and send the link to your team members via text message or email. They won’t be able to edit or delete the files without your permission.

5. Files2U

Files2U permits you to share files in a couple of seconds. You don’t need to sign-up for an account. Files2U works on file encryption method, which makes your files available for about 50 hours on the website. Once the time is over, your files will be automatically deleted from the server. This app is great for smartphones.

6. Driveway

Powered by iDrive Online Backup, Driveway is a widely used file sharing service. This tool allows you share unlimited files with the friends living abroad. The size limit of each file is around 400-500MB.

7. 4Shared

After Dropbox, 4Shared is a highly trusted sharing system. This is actually a cloud service, giving the users chance to save and share their large files. The maximum size allowed is 100MB/file.

8. Hightail

Hightail is providing facility to send documents up to 2GB. You can download this app on your smartphone, and protect your confidential files and documents with a strong password. Security is paramount, so no one would be able to access your files without identity verification.

You no more need to send emails with heavy attachments if any of these tools has become a part of your profession. I’m sure you won’t miss the chance to make the most of these powerful tools for enhancing your work experience.


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