File sharing has become pleasantly easy within the past few years, especially as we now have extremely fast internet connections. Various web services and desktop clients let you share your images, videos, documents and other files, with one another, within a few clicks. One such example is P2P (Peer-to-peer) clients, which connect people through internet via server and client relation. Sometime ago, we covered zeZebra, an application with eye candy interface that let you transfer large files in a very simple way. The only downside of zeZebra is that when you send a file to someone, it prompts the recipient to download and install the application before the file transfer can begin. Some folks simply don’t like to go through any additional tasks. However, a new P2P file sharing application from the developers of BitTorrent, Share, takes care of this problem. It is a portable application that lets you send unlimited files, images and videos to your friends. The data is sent over a private and secure connection without any size limits, and the downloads are super-fast. It allows you to send data to individuals or multiple users at a time using Email IDs. Share also lets you create and manage separate groups of recipients, if you have to constantly share data with some particular people. Read on to find out more about Share after the break!
After installation, the application will quietly sit in your system tray. To send a file to someone, simply drag & drop the file into the provided space, enter From email address, To email address, an optional Message and click Continue.
The recipient will receive an email with a link to the file. Opening the link will take the recipient to a Sign Up page. Just enter a Password and click Sign up.
To download the file, click on Download Share to start the download process. First, the portable Share desktop app will be downloaded, which can be accessed without any installation. Once the app is downloaded and started, the transfer will begin automatically.
Right-clicking on the application’s system tray icon allows you to adjust Upload Limit and Download Limit of files.
The tool also allows you to create and manage groups to simplify regular sending of files to certain people.
Share works on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Testing was carried out on Windows 7 Ultimate.