Download Share 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
    30228 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
  • Telegram

    5.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Fast and secure messaging app

    8
    778 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
  • Zapya - File Transfer, Sharing

    5.7.7-us

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Share files easily with Zapya

    8
    686 votes
    • PROS: Simple user interface, Unlimited file transfer, User groups, Integral media player
    • CONS: User groups limited
  • MATLAB

    varies-with-device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free App for Maths Lovers

    8
    249 votes
    • PROS: The ability to share files on Cloud, A huge amount of storage available
    • CONS: Only works with Android, A few bugs in the system
  • MEGASync

    4.0.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    MegaSync by Mega

    8
    1442 votes
    • PROS: Available for Windows, Mac, and all major mobile devices, Sync multiple devices to the same account to ensure all devices have the same data, Share files with other Mega users
    • CONS: No version control on uploaded files for strong business compliance
  • WinZip

    23

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    If "zipping" has made it to the dictionary, WinZip is to blame

    7
    3980 votes
    • PROS: Quick and easy compressions, Supports the use of passwords, Share via Facebook and email, It can create self-extracting files
    • CONS: Improved compatibility, Only compresses into ZIP format
  • Autodesk DWG Trueview

    (32-bit) 2014

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Viewing AutoCAD Data Files

    6
    778 votes
    • PROS: View and share AutoCAD data files for free, Easy-to-use interface even for non-professionals, Compatible with new and old versions of data files
    • CONS: No support or updates offered with this freeware licence, Lacking any real editing features
  • Google Drive

    1.3.33.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Google Drive—A Convenient Storage for All Your Files

    7
    1008 votes
    • PROS: Backup and Sync Any Folder, Google Docs Integration, Collaboration Features, Clean Web Interface
    • CONS: Weak File-Sharing Security, No Private Encryption Option, Recent Versions for Your Files Only Lasted for 30 Days, Expensive Paid Storage
  • Spotify

    1.1.2.285

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    8
    3490 votes
    • PROS: New iPod sync and MP3 download features, Organize your music in customizable playlists, Share collaborative playlists with friends, Streaming radio with filters, Social features: friend list, Facebook connect, Import your MP3 files into the program
    • CONS: You'll have to put up with ads in the Free version, Individual songs can only be paid with credit card, Some songs are not available for download
  • Microsoft Access 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Turn your database into an Access web app

    6
    942 votes
    • PROS: Easily create Access apps from templates, Access apps function as a SharePoint, Share data with SkyDrive across the cloud, Can import Access 2010 and Excel files
    • CONS: Removed some Query designs and Upsizing Wizard, Less focus on traditional databases
  • Google Docs

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Write, Organize, And Collaborate With Your Team.

    8
    53 votes
    • PROS: Strong word processing, Incredible cloud functionality
    • CONS: Inconsistent storage amounts, Weak presentation features
  • ICQ

    10.0.12341

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Chat, play and share files with your friends

    7
    1165 votes
    • PROS: Easy, quick installation, Nice interface design, Loads of smileys, animations and other eye-candy, Text and video chats, Integration with social networks
    • CONS: Video chat is not embedded in the conversation window, Social networks must be configured on the program's website, No innovation over other IM apps
  • Slack

    3.0.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    Productivity and style with Slack

    9
    14 votes
    • PROS: All your messaging and file transfer in one place, User friendly and smart design, Syncs with mobile devices
    • CONS: Can take some time for the whole team to learn
  • Dropbox

    11.4.20

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Windows Phone

    Store, sync and share your files online

    7
    823 votes
    • PROS: 2 GB of free storage, Very easy to use, Nice online profile
    • CONS: Too slow
  • Bluetooth File Transfer

    5.62

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Java
    BlackBerry

    Share files with other Bluetooth devices

    7
    191 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Useful file management tools, Transfer multiple files simultaneously
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • 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
    2355 votes
    • PROS: Very stable downloads, File tree oraganization, Resume interrupted uploads
    • CONS: Needlessly complicated, Old fashioned interface
  • CM Transfer - Share files

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Professional and effective file transfer application for smartphones

    7
    42 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
  • eMule

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    eMule is a P2P download manager

    9
    40 votes
    • PROS: It uses its own method of file sharing, You may use torrents with it, The GUI is easy to understand
    • CONS: Each update will fix and create a bug, eMule torrents are not popular enough yet to be worthwhile, The social media functions are fairly redundant outside of academia
  • PGP Desktop

    10.1.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple, robust encryption for email and files

    6
    151 votes
    • PROS: Create an encrypted disk, Simple way to create and manage keys, Safely share files online
    • CONS: Lengthy installation process
  • eMule Plus

    1.2e

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Connect to the eDonkey2000 P2P network and share files with others

    8
    5049 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Produces many search hits, No adware or spyware
    • CONS: Not updated very often, No significant benefits over the original
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44.0.14.2737823557Windows, Android, Web Apps, Windows Phone
52339806.9Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
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