Download Upload Files - Best Software & Apps

  • Office Online

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The free online version of Microsoft Office

    6
    301 votes
    • PROS: Nice port of the desktop app, 25 GB of free space, You can upload files from your hard drive
    • CONS: Not as complete as the desktop tool
  • Google Drive

    1.3.33.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Cloud storage and document support

    7
    995 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, 5 GB of free storage, Connects to Google account
    • CONS: Moderate learning curve, Paid storage a little more expensive than other services
  • Mobizen

    2.12.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    Android and Windows, friends forever

    8
    676 votes
    • PROS: Little delay in remote viewing, Quick access via PIN, Remote screen recording
    • CONS: Connectivity issues, Two icons in the notification area, Window cannot be resized
  • Freemake Video Converter

    4.1.9.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert videos and other media files to popular video formats

    7
    2033 votes
    • PROS: Nicely designed interface, Very easy to use, Includes a basic editor, Support for all popular formats, including HD video, Upload videos to YouTube straight away
    • CONS: Unstable editor
  • 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
    2339 votes
    • PROS: Very stable downloads, File tree oraganization, Resume interrupted uploads
    • CONS: Needlessly complicated, Old fashioned interface
  • SoundCloud

    14.12.18-43

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Record your sounds on the go - then share them!

    9
    32 votes
    • PROS: Quick to record and share audio, Thriving community of users, Facebook integration
    • CONS: Activity and Stream feeds were temperamental in our tests
  • 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
  • ShareX

    12.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Screenshot Grabbing Tool with Powerful Features

    9
    41 votes
    • PROS: Huge range of features, Free and open source
    • CONS: Can be difficult to understand, Settings require personalisation
  • 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.
  • BitTorrent Pro

    Torrent App 1.22

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    The official app for downloading files from the BitTorrent Network

    3
    4 votes
    • PROS: Simple and easy to use, Manage RSS feeds, Supports multiple downloads simultaneously, Official BitTorrent app, Set download/upload limits
    • CONS: Search function could be improved, Doesn't integrate other torrent finders, Some advanced features absent
  • baretorrent

    (64 bits) 0.4.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily download and upload torrent files

    9
    22 votes
    • PROS: Very accessible, Light and fast , Includes essential functions, No advertising
    • CONS: Only one plug in is available
  • ClassicFTP FTP Software

    2.38

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Classic FTP free ftp client to view, edit, upload, download and delete files

    8
    5 votes
    • File & Image Uploader

      7.2.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Upload files and photos to more than 70 hosting services

      7
      65 votes
      • PROS: Supports many free file hosting sites, Supports special photo hosting sites and password protected services, You can upload files right away or create a queue
      • CONS: You can't check links to uploaded files from the program
    • MP3 Cutter

      1.1.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Alter and Trim Your MP3s for Free

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Integrated mp3 player, Save and upload files from SD card
      • CONS: Difficult to use with large files, Can?t send saved files to other devices
    • Volafile

      Varies with device

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      Free live file sharing with temporary storage

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Simple immediate downloads without frustrating countdowns, New files automatically visible to all sharers
      • CONS: Unable to customise themes and display options, Files only stored for two days
    • baretorrent

      (32 bits) 0.4.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easily download and upload torrent files

      4
      2 votes
      • PROS: Very accessible, Light and fast , Includes essential functions, No advertising
      • CONS: Only one plug in is available
    • Amazon Cloud Drive

      2013.03.25

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Easily transfer files to Amazon Cloud Drive

      2
      7 votes
      • PROS: Makes it easy to upload and download files to Amazon Cloud accounts, 5GB of free space
      • CONS: Few advanced options
    • Mediagoblin

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A decentralized alternative to Flickr, SoundCloud and YouTube

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: A fine and decentralized way of sharing media, How to upload files is very easily learned
      • CONS: It holds less appeal if you are not a decentralization fan, Running your own instance can be tricky
    • Dropzone

      2.8.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A smarter way to transfer and move your files

      8
      2 votes
      • PROS: Makes transfers of all kinds much easier, Easy to setup shortcuts, Allows you to save text snippets for later reading with the URL, Installs packages automatically for you
      • CONS: No direct support for other online services, such as Picasa or YouTube
    • CyberLink MediaEspresso

      6.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Convert your favorite media files for portable devices

      6
      27 votes
      • PROS: Compatible with MKV, RM y FLV, You can upload videos to YouTube right away, Built-in video player, Nicely designed interface
      • CONS: Not many supported formats
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