Download Send Files - Best Software & Apps

  • SHAREit

    4.0.6.177

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Share Files - when it works

    8
    29234 votes
    • PROS: Share all kinds of files, Good speed during transfers, Multiplatform support
    • CONS: Lack of instructions, Doesn't always work, Have to reopen connection for new transfers
  • Adobe Reader

    2019.010.20069

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Palm OS

    Adobe Reader 11: the essential PDF viewer

    7
    10372 votes
    • PROS: Increased security, Send files by e-mail, Sticky notes and highlight options, Full-screen reading, Accessibility options
    • CONS: Memory use
  • Skype

    8.33.0.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29142 votes
    • PROS: Group videoconferencing, Talk-chat-type, Excellent audiovisual quality, Calls to mobile, Integration with Facebook
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, High consumption of resources, Some features are extra
  • Telegram

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Fast and secure messaging app

    8
    715 votes
    • PROS: Supports group chats, Share videos up to 1GB, Send batches of photos, "Snapchat" style Secret Chat, Higher level of privacy compared to WhatsApp
    • CONS: Voice messages supported but no voice calling, Small user base compared to WhatsApp
  • Yahoo Mail

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Get Yahoo mail on Android

    7
    174 votes
    • PROS: Well designed user interface, Customizable with themes, 'Plug in' other Yahoo services
    • CONS: Spam filtering isn't great, Slows down at times
  • Yahoo! Messenger

    0.8.288

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    Java
    Pocket PC

    The new instant messenger from Yahoo!

    6
    3417 votes
    • PROS: Amazing video quality!, Highly customizable, Great privacy settings
    • CONS: Animated backgrounds are ad-ridden, Long installation process, Too much bloat
  • File Manager

    3.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    A free file manager for the modern world

    7
    48 votes
    • PROS: Familiar and easy to use, Works with cloud storage, Network sharing, Preview and stream remote files
    • CONS: Some bugs
  • WeTransfer

    Beta

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps
    Android
    iPhone

    Hassle-free way to share photos and videos

    7
    3825 votes
    • PROS: Great looking user interface, Very simple to transfer, Send up-to 10GB of photos or videos
    • CONS: More image selection options needed
  • 4shared

    4.0.14.27378

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Web Apps
    Windows Phone

    A desktop app for online file storage and sharing

    7
    2341 votes
    • PROS: Very stable downloads, File tree oraganization, Resume interrupted uploads
    • CONS: Needlessly complicated, Old fashioned interface
  • Bandizip

    6.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A powerful file compressor with a lot of features

    8
    256 votes
    • PROS: Stylish design, Can support different file formats, Offers a lot of options, Archiving is fast
    • CONS: Interface is too simple, Cannot customize interface, Cannot create some formats, Settings window immediately upon install
  • CM Transfer - Share files

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Professional and effective file transfer application for smartphones

    7
    41 votes
    • PROS: One of the fastest and most versatile file transfer applications in existence, It is able to handle multiple different formats without any trouble
    • CONS: A strong Internet connection is required to send files fast, It may not be compatible with older mobile phone operating systems
  • Any Send

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Send files to any device over your wifi

    6
    43 votes
    • PROS: Multiplatform, Fast, Works on all files, No user limitations
    • CONS: All devices/users must be on the same wifi connection
  • Free 3GP Converter

    2.0.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multi-device video converter for personal use

    7
    288 votes
    • PROS: This software package is free to download and activate., It can process lesser-known types of video codecs., Completely free
    • CONS: The entire bundle will require 171 megabytes of free memory space., Does not offer as many advanced features as other packages.
  • File Transfer

    2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android

    Easy way to send files from PC across networks

    6
    37 votes
    • PROS: Great if devices are connected to the same network, Easy to use, Suitable for large file transfers
    • CONS: Requires devices to be on same network
  • BBM

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    An instant messaging classic goes multi-platform

    7
    547 votes
    • PROS: Multichat, Sending files, photos, voice memos, BBM groups, You control the people who can send you messages
    • CONS: BB 10 interface lacks some flexibility, No VoIP, Registration takes a little too long
  • YouSendIt

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    Send, track and receive files instantly over the web

    6
    43 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use , Accepts most file types, 100MB free space
    • CONS: Premium only allows up to 2GB, May compromise privacy
  • Textpad

    7.3.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Palm OS

    A reliable text editor

    7
    94 votes
    • PROS: Easy to install, Simple and easy to understand, Neat interface, Contains all fonts in MS Word
    • CONS: Does not have all commands of Notepad, Few commands on task bar
  • OneDrive

    (SkyDrive) 2.6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Application to Share Files Between Multiple Devices

    8
    25 votes
    • PROS: Files can be sent between disparate operating systems., This very same data can be accessed when no online connection is available.
    • CONS: Users will have to pay a subscription fee before the download begins., Some have stated that certain mobile devices are not supported by OneDrive.
  • PushBullet

    1.5.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    A Simple App that Makes Managing Notifications Across Devices Easy

    7
    68 votes
    • PROS: RSS feed-like ‘channels’, Free service
    • CONS: End-to-end encryption is not default, Premium plan is a bit expensive
  • WALTR 2

    2.6.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Manage your iPhone like Magic with Waltr 2

    5
    10 votes
    • PROS: Automatic Wi-Fi connection., Easy drag and drop to transfer., Adapt files for your device on the fly.
    • CONS: A little pricey but does add value.
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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14.0.6.177292348.1Windows, Android, iPhone, Windows Phone
2Beta38257.4Web Apps, Android, iPhone
38.33.0.50291427.2Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
42019.010.20069103727.2Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
50.8.28834176.1Windows, Android, Mac, Java
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