Summary:

Boxify.me is a service that offers a twist on the usual simple online file sharing service: The app provides an online “box” at a specific URL that groups can use to share files. Anyone with the URL can then upload or download files from the box.

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Boxify.me is a service that offers a twist on the kind of simple online file sharing service provided by the likes of Minus, Fyels and Dropdo that may make it useful for remote teams. Effectively, the app provides an online “box” at a specific URL that groups can use to upload and download files. Anyone with the URL can then upload or download files from the box.

I can imagine Boxify.me being useful for project teams as it provides an online bucket to store and share project materials. The app has very little in the way of bells and whistles beyond basic file uploading/downloading, although you can rename your box to make it easier to recall the URL (so you could have your box at http://boxify.me/box/gigaom, for example). Note that there’s absolutely no security provided — anyone who has the URL can access the files — so you definitely wouldn’t want to use the service to store or share anything confidential. Unfortunately, there doesn’t appear to be any way to delete files once they are uploaded, which is likely to put many people off using it.

No signup is required to use Boxify.me, and everything is done via the browser, so there’s no need to install any additional software, although the file upload widget does use Flash. Storage limits and maximum file sizes aren’t noted on the site.

(via Addictive Tips)

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