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Easily Share Or Send Files With Free Service – S4ve.as [How-To]

The S4ve.as Web Site TRULY removes the complexity and limits to sharing or sending files to anyone!  S4ve.as is PERFECT for those times when you need to send someone a quick file or photo.  Its ease of use ALSO makes it the perfect tool when you need someone to send YOU a file.

 

A couple of things about the free S4ve.As Service:

  • Although there is no size limit, the S4ve.As service will delete all files 24 hours after upload
  • Anyone who has the link can download the file so be sure to before uploading it
  • If you want to send Multiple files (and save upload/download time,) just before uploading

 

Ok, enough talk!  Here’s a How-To Step-by-Step for Sending a file using S4ve.As

 

1.   Start by Browsing to S4ve.as using your preferred browser and Click the Select File Button

S4ve.as Free Online File Sharing Service - Select File

 

2.   Browse to the file you want to Send, Select the file and Click OpenS4ve.as Free Online File Sharing Service - Select File

 

3.   Verify the file selected and Click Upload

S4ve.as Free Online File Sharing Service - Upload File

 

4.   Copy the bit.ly Link and Email it to anyone you want to have access to the file

Tip: Add a + to the end of the bit.ly URL to get stats on who’s viewed your link

S4ve.as Free Online File Sharing Service - Link to File

 

Yes, it’s the EASE of use, unlimited file size, and no registration required that makes S4ve.As my favorite file transfer/sharing tool to date.  Add to that the bit.ly integration and you have one VERY VERY GROOVY SERVICE INDEED!

 

Have you tried S4ve.as?  Do you have another File Sharing tool you like?  Drop a comment below telling us about it!

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8 Responses to Easily Share Or Send Files With Free Service – S4ve.as [How-To]

  1. billdow September 10, 2009 at 11:05 pm #

    Excellent tip. Never heard of these guys before. The domain name .as threw me for a loop at first.

    To answer your question, i’ve always used yousendit.com it’s also free however limited to just a few hundred megs. usually that’s good enough for what I’m doing.

    • MrGroove September 11, 2009 at 12:57 pm #

      @billdow,
      Ah yeah, YouSendit.com is a great service. We use it at our Corp. however we have the Pay version. With it’s integration with Outlook and other Enterprise features, it’s probably one of the best ways out there for delivering large files to your customers or having a customer send you a file. Really helps get around the 10Meg (ish) email limit out there.

      Have you ever tried out the Enterprise Product for YouSendIt?

      • edi September 13, 2009 at 11:18 am #

        @MrGroove,
        BTW – I’ve used the CORP edition of YouSendit.com. It’s great but a little expensive. I think we paid $10 per user per month where I used to work and the ppl who used it only used it maybe 1-2x a week. Not worth it probably. s4ve.as would be a much better FREE option probably.

  2. edi September 11, 2009 at 10:45 pm #

    I keep it simple and just use my microsoft skydrive when I need to share something. for everything else (regular sharing) I use folershare and gmail. 🙂

    Thanks for the lead w/s4ve.as I think this will make it easier for ppl to send stuff to me.

  3. shockersh September 18, 2009 at 8:53 am #

    I would LOVE to take a look at this but it’s been down ever since you posted this article. Just tried it again today and here’s what is says: “We’re making some changes to our system, but we’ll be back up soon. Thanks for your patience!”.

    Lame!

  4. saul November 12, 2009 at 10:20 pm #

    It seems they are back up. Charging 99 cents an upload now.

    According to their FAQs: “Simply put, our popularity grew much faster than expected and so did the costs of running a free service. We remain committed to providing a simple and convenient service, and with your support, we look forward to making file sharing even easier.”

  5. MrGroove November 13, 2009 at 6:52 am #

    Sorry…. I pay ~$7 per month per use with yousendit.com and I get unlimited uploads, downloads plus a ton of other services like email integration etc.. For $1 an upload I'm fairly certain the service will die. It's to high a price point. Perhaps 5 cents per upload…? Something that wouldn't be so noticeable.

    That's to bad, it was a great concept.

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