If you have ever tried to e-mail a large file to someone, you know how much trouble you often run into. It turns out there are a number of free file transfer websites available to accomplish this task easily. After reviewing a few of them, I found Sendoid.com to be most to my liking.
Its strengths include direct peer-to-peer transfer, with 128 bit encryption and optional password protection. Their servers are never directly involved in the file transfer, since the file is directly transmitted from your computer to the one you are sending it to. Best of all, you don’t need to create an account to use this service.
Using it is as simple as a single click to select your file and (optionally) attach a password. It then provides a link to the file to share with others. You then just keep that web-page open until your file is retrieved. The open web-page session is what provides the peer-to-peer connection.
That’s it to using it – it is fast, secure, and convenient. Give it a try next time you need to transfer a big file.
UPDATE: There were a couple of comments posted that referred to some other file transfer websites. When I look at each one, the first was marked as an untrustworthy website by WOT (Web of Trust), and the other wanted money for each file transfer. Since these were clearly SPAM, one being possible malware, I deleted them. Feel free to post your own favorite file transfer websites, but they better be free, safe and secure. When writing this post, I looked at several other sites, and Sendoid was definitely the best as far as I am concerned. I see little reason to use any other.