Friday, January 30, 2009

Free Online Storage Tools

Do you have a flash drive/thumb drive? Is it reliable? Does it have enough memory to hold your files and images? Well, there’s an alternative to the flash drive dilemma. Consider using free online storage tools, where you can upload and access your files wherever you have internet access. Enjoy using the online storage tools below, and feel safe knowing that even if your flash drive is not available, you still have a back up online!

Yahoo! Briefase

According to Yahoo! Briefcase, the tool "allows you to store files online and then access them from anywhere. Think of it as an extra hard drive that you can use from any computer connected to the Internet. It’s a tool for managing files from home, work, or any other location—and a great way to share files with family, friends, and co-workers. Yahoo! Briefcase provides 30MB of storage space for your files.”


According to 4shared, the tool is “a big online storage where Internet users store their text, audio, video, photo, and other files and share them, if they wish, with other people. It is easy, handy, and free!”


According to Box, the tool is an "online storage and sharing service that gives you access to your files from anywhere. With Box, you can access important documents from your desktop computer, laptop, or even mobile phone. Once you’ve uploaded your files to your online storage on Box, you can also share them with anyone, anytime — Box makes online web file sharing simple.”

Media Fire

According to Media Fire, the tool is a "free and unlimited file and image hosting web site with no strings attached. Our goal is to help make the Internet a more interesting and media rich place by provide the fastest and most simple to use tool for sharing all kinds of files in almost any way imaginable… You can create an unlimited number of folders and sub folders to store, organize and share your files and images.”


According to Savefile, the tool “can be used for uploading files up to 100MB each. After uploading you will be given a link, that others can use to download your file…Each file can be downloaded unlimited times.”