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Peer to Peer File transfer sites no sign ups

#1 Post by tls » Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:27 pm

I just recently came upon two file transfer sites. Useful for instances where you need to send large file/s to someone.

Send Anywhere and Justbeamit enables users to share content peer-to-peer between devices in real time. Your files are NOT stored in the cloud. Being peer-to-peer of course requires that the sending computer be continuously on until the transfer finishes.

- no signups or registration to the site/s
- no messing aroung port forwarding
- very easy for simple transfers upload your files and give the recipient the one time code.
- use it to transfer from computers to smartphones and vice-versa
- file recipients can transfer by either going to the website and entering the one time code or if they have android phones they can use the android app.
- no need to clog up your dropbox account with those one time only transfers to friends and family.


Send Anywhere
https://send-anywhere.com/

Faq
http://blog.send-anywhere.com/category/faq/

Article
http://lifehacker.com/send-anywhere-tra ... 1576763031

http://techcrunch.com/2014/05/12/send-anywhere/

http://thenextweb.com/apps/2014/05/12/m ... -snapchat/


Just beam it operates on the same peer-to-peer principle.

http://www.justbeamit.com/

Help
http://www.justbeamit.com/help

Article
http://lifehacker.com/5849783/justbeami ... super-easy

For justbeamit the only downside is that because the service is little more than a gateway, the sender can't leave the page until the download is complete, and once both parties leave the page, the transfer link is useless, so if there's a problem, you'll have to start over. Even so, the service works and is incredibly easy to use.

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#2 Post by Midas » Sun Mar 22, 2015 7:39 am

Thanks for sharing that info, tls. :)

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#3 Post by DarkShadow » Sun Mar 22, 2015 4:53 pm

What are the upload/download speeds ?

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#4 Post by tls » Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:52 pm

Midas wrote:Thanks for sharing that info, tls. :)
You're welcome. Hopefully the sites fill will a niche in somebody's daily computing needs :)

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#5 Post by tls » Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:55 pm

DarkShadow wrote:What are the upload/download speeds ?
Because of the peer-to-peer nature, recipient download will depend or max out at the upload speed of sender. The sender's upload speed will depend on the upload speed of his internet plan. My ISP caps my upload at 0.9 mbit. For example a 10mByte file (from my computer connected to my ISP) transfered to a friend's phone connected to a different ISP takes 80-100 seconds :)

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#6 Post by Andrew Lee » Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:24 pm

SendAnywhere is great. My family use it to transfer files between iOS/Android devices.

No login is great, plus it just works at pretty great speed.

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#7 Post by webfork » Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:00 am

Dang - wish I'd known about justbeamit two weeks ago.  That would have saved me a lot of trouble.

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#8 Post by tls » Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:36 pm

If using a stock android browser as recipient and cant find the successfully downloaded files you can use "Search Everything" for android. A search engine similar to our favorite Everything.

Article:
http://lifehacker.com/search-everything ... 1606622135

https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... hing&hl=en

Of course I'm still hoping voidtools will make an equivalent for android :)

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#9 Post by webfork » Fri May 15, 2015 7:56 pm

Another one from browser to browser: http://file.pizza/ ... works with FFox and Chrome.

... care of Ghacks:
http://www.ghacks.net/2015/05/12/filepi ... r-browser/

Edit: I tested file.pizza with mixed success. Two devices on the same network transferred a file very slowly. It's okay for files like documents but not media files like music/movies.

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#10 Post by guinness » Fri May 15, 2015 11:02 pm

Works using WebRTC, which is pretty cool. Over the summer I am going to stitch together some custom multi-chat web page using WebRTC.
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#11 Post by webfork » Sat May 16, 2015 11:37 am

guinness wrote:Over the summer I am going to stitch together some custom multi-chat web page using WebRTC.
Very cool

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#12 Post by webfork » Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:26 pm

guinness wrote:Works using WebRTC, which is pretty cool. Over the summer I am going to stitch together some custom multi-chat web page using WebRTC.
Anything happen with this?

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#13 Post by guinness » Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:42 am

No, I got distracted and worked on other JavaScript projects instead.
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