Share files quickly and se­curely over the in­ter­net

“In­ter­net file-shar­ing doesn’t have to be com­pli­cated – or risky. O&O FileDirect is the per­fect free tool for the job, and it’s both se­cure and has­sle-free”

Windows 7 Help & Advice - - CONTENTS - Your guide Nick Peers says…

What’s the best way to share files over the in­ter­net? Email? It’s an in­se­cure medium, and there are file-size lim­its. OneDrive or Google Drive? That works best for shared fold­ers and col­lab­o­rat­ing reg­u­larly, not one-off file shares.

The eas­i­est and most se­cure way to share files is by P2P (peer-to-peer) file shar­ing, which trans­fers files di­rectly from your PC to your re­cip­i­ent’s com­puter, with noth­ing stored on­line. O&O FileDirect (www. oo-soft­ware.com/en/filedirect) makes this process a sim­ple and safe one: files are trans­ferred us­ing We­bRTC en­cryp­tion for max­i­mum se­cu­rity.

Your re­cip­i­ent doesn’t even need to in­stall O&O FileDirect – in­stead, they click a shared link in a com­pat­i­ble browser (Fire­fox, Opera, Chrome or Vi­valdi, but not Edge or In­ter­net Ex­plorer) to ac­cess the file. It’s sim­ple, quick and no has­sle – the step-by-step guide re­veals all.

Nick’s best tip! If pass­word-pro­tect­ing a file, make sure you com­mu­ni­cate the pass­word se­curely (not via email) to your re­cip­i­ent.

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