Hundreds, if not thousands of websites exist that let users share files. These file sharing sites differ in several parameters including the allowed upload file size, number of downloads and bandwidth, account requirements, additional limitations like time limits and several others.
Most do not offer unlimited bandwidth and those that do usually last not very long unless they add restrictions to their file hosting service. Save As is a new promising file hosting service that offers a simple interface and simple rules.
Everyone is allowed to upload files of any size. The process takes only a few seconds to initialize. All that needs to be done is to click on the select file button to open the file browser. Only one file can be selected and it might be a good idea to zip multiple files to upload them as an archive all at once.
A results page is displayed after the upload has finished. This page displays a direct link to the download, a link using the short url service bitly and several statistics about the upload.
The links pointing to the file are good for 24 hours. The file will be automatically deleted from the Save As servers after that time. There do not seem to be any download or user restrictions in that time period however.
Update: The Save As file hosting service does not seem to be available anymore. We suggest you use a more established file hosting service like Mediafire (which requires a registration before you can start uploading files), or File Dropper which you can use to upload files without registration.Advertisement
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