Streamfile: Free and Speedy File Transfer Service
Streamfile is an online service which allows you to share large files with someone and allows them to download it when you start your upload. It saves up to 90% of time saving as compared to traditional server-to-client transfer.
With Streamfile, sharing is vary easy. You don’t have to download and install any third-party software, but instead all transfers are done through your browser. Files can be up to 2 GB in size, and can be sent to multiple people at one time. Without registering, it allows you to share files up to 150 MB in size. If you want to share files larger than 150 MB, registration is required.
All you need to do is to just pick a file that you want to transfer to your friend (up to 2 GB in size) and the service will spit out two URLs for you to send either on your own or via e-mail. One is a generic URL, while the other is secured with AES 256-bit SSL encryption. Whomever clicks that link will begin downloading the file in their browser’s download manager as the uploader on your site seeds the file onto a temporary spot on its servers. Even before you have managed to finish uploading your recipient can begin their download. It’s awesome….
In Streamfile, transfers are done in a streaming sort of way, so that while you are uploading the file, the people you are sharing it with can start downloading it straight away. The speed in upload and download is also impressive. Links to the file are only available for 24 hours so that the speed of transfers can be maintained. It is more useful for some occasions when you want someone to access the file straight away. There is also an option of 256-bit encryption so that your file is secure in transfer.