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I take a lot of videos and pictures and I send them to my buddy who edits them and does promoting and things with them. Sometimes these are full HD videos and can be 4GB apiece.

I have been using dropbox to upload the videos or a zip of the pictures then emailing him the public link to download. This works ok but takes forever to upload and you
only get 2GB of space so I can only host one video at a time and once it's downloaded I have to delete it. I have also looked into box.net but they have a restriction of 200MB
per file so it's pretty useless to me.

So here's what I see as ideal for my needs:

A place where I can store 15+ GB of stuff
Has no file size limit on uploads
Can be linked to for download

Preferably free but I would be willing to pay no more than $10 per month
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Doesn't drop box have a plan for larger files?
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post #3 of 20
Is hosting localy on your pc out of the question?
If not... check out servu ftp server.

That way your friend can just download directly from your own personal ftp server... pretty simple to set up... just make sure you forward ports and set up port triggering on your router.
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Originally Posted by HardheadedMurphy View Post

Is hosting localy on your pc out of the question?
If not... check out servu ftp server.
That way your friend can just download directly from your own personal ftp server... pretty simple to set up... just make sure you forward ports and set up port triggering on your router.

Interesting. Will look into it. Thanks!
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I live in Kansas, I have a step-son that lives in Cali... Every once in a while he needs to store a backup of his pc, or grab a file I have stored, I turn on ftp server and he can upload\download without any kind of file size restriction.... best of all... it's virtualy free (lol, save for the cost of internet connection) cheers.gif
post #6 of 20
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Originally Posted by adamkatt View Post

Doesn't drop box have a plan for larger files?


It does yes but the only drawback to it is that it takes around 2 hours to upload a HD video
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It does yes but the only drawback to it is that it takes around 2 hours to upload a HD video

That's likely caused by low upload bandwidth... I know I get .90-1 Mbit upload.
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post #8 of 20
For the shooting them back and forth there is always Teamviewer but for the storage and being able to link them i have no idea... good luck!
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Rapidshare is a nice file host
    
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post #10 of 20
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That's likely caused by low upload bandwidth... I know I get .90-1 Mbit upload.

I don't think so. I have 10mb/s upload from home and I have around 30mb/s upload at work on an average day and they both take the same amount of time. It seems like it maxes out around 500k upload speed
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