Firefox send is very simple to use. You only need to select the files you want to share, select an expiry date of choice, chose a password to protect your files and click upload. Instantly, you are a given a link you can share with the reciepient in order to download the link. Best of all, it works on any browser…. Take a take at it all right below.
Firefox send is a free file sending service by Mozilla. The service allows anyone to send large files of up to 2.5GB securely using a password protection. Also, one is able to set a limit on the number of times any shared file can be downloaded thus taking your privacy and security to the next level.
Leave alone those file hosting site which with forced ads and redirections, this Mozilla’s feature how it works is very simple, easy and best of all brings encryption and controls at your fingertips. With several reasons as to why this should be your first or next file share choice, lets look at the benefits.
Why use firefox send?
- Send larger files of up to 2.5GB
- Send multiple files /batch files at once.
- Set download limit / expiry date.
- Protect files with a password
- Share files with a simple link.
How to use firefox send?
- Visit https://send.firefox.com/
- Click “Select files to upload”.
- Select “Files to upload”.
- Select ‘Expiry number of downloads or days”.
- Check “Protect with password” and enter it.
- Click “Upload”.
- Copy the download link and share it.
Note: The non-signed in option limits you to up to 1GB of uploads. You can increase the limit to up top 2.5GB by signing into your account.
I have been using this service ever since it was lanched. I must admit that indeed, the service is beyond what I expected when I first heard of this. Being “a free-to-use online file-sending service”, the benefits associated are much better than what others offer. No more unwanted popups, redirections, bad sites, forced ads and etc.
Besides the windows version which is accessible from any browser, Firefox send is also available on Android. By downloading the apk file, you can instantly install the app and do it right from your smartphone.
The next time you think of sharing thoser larger files, you might consider trying this service by Mozilla. Since you don’t have to have an account with them in order to get started, it makes the entire testing process much easier and better with their api.