Mozilla officially launched its free and secured file sending service, which allow users to share files upto 2.5 GB. According to Mozilla–
“Send is a free encrypted file transfer service that allows users to safely and simply share files from any browser. Additionally, Send will also be available as a an Android app in beta later this week. Now that it’s a keeper, we’ve made it even better, offering higher upload limits and greater control over the files you share”.
With the send, an user can control their privacy by putting password with the file upload. Additionally, they can control the link expiry by selecting the number of downloads or time.
Using send is very easy and an user need to sign-in to get the limit of 2.5 GB file sharing, however, without sign-in, user will get 1 GB of limit.
#What is there at sender side
- User need to open send web URL and upload the file that he want to share with anyone
- Select the “Expire after” time or download from dropdown.
- To make this password protected an user can check the checkbox labelled as “Protect with password” and enter password and once the file uploaded user will get the download link to share.
#What is there at receiver side
- When an user receive the sharing link, Open it, enter the password if it prompt for and click on download. This will download the shared file.