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File Savr

Online File Hosting Tool

Published 05/12/2011 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

File Savr offers users basic file hosting similar to sites like RapidShare and MegaUpload. File Savr strives to keep the process as simple and pain free as possible. Users are not forced to sign up to use the file download service or pay a subscription fee. The website does not come with pop up ads or other intrusive elements that can often annoy users when using a file hosting website. File Savr keeps all files indefinitely as long as they are being downloaded. The site offers a maximum file upload size of 2 GBs. Users can back up their files or make them accessible from any computer with internet access by uploading them to File Savr.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

File Savr was created because the founders saw a need for an improved, convenient file hosting service. Existing services worked but they often came with annoying quarks such as download timers, pop up ads and spam. Today File Savr offers users a basic service that has shrugged off those obnoxious elements to offer a simple, easy to use service.

What are the differences to other apps?

What File Savr does is by far not unique. There are numerous options available that enable users to store files online. What makes File Savr stand out is the website’s approach to this task. Users are given all the basic tools they need without intrusive advertisements and questionable spam tactics. File Savr gives users just what they want and doesn’t try to tack on any unwanted extras.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

File Savr strives to offer a simple service, and this really shows in its website design. The user is greeted by a primarily white space after arrive on the File Savr homepage. The bottom of the page includes a handful of navigational links. A single “Browse” button found below the fitting File Savr logo invites the user to upload their file. The upload appears in a small progress box along the bottom of the page. Once the upload is finished, the box disappears and the user is given the option of copying the URL, an embedded version or downloading the file.

How does the registration process work?

New users can create a File Savr account by clicking the green “Sign Up Free” link in the lower, left hand corner of the page. The user is asked to select their preferred plan before continuing. Each comes with a 30 day free trial. The following page asks the user for their Paypal details to purchase their subscription. If the user does not have a Paypal account, they can click the small blue “credit or debit card” link positioned at the bottom of the form to enter their details without logging in.

What does it cost to use the application?

File Savr gives users three membership options to choose from. The first costs around $1 per month and includes up to 5 GBs of web storage space and a 5 GB file size limit. The mid-ranged Silver membership costs around $5 per month and upgrades to include up to 25 GBs of web storage space. The Gold membership costs around $10 per month and upgrades to offer 100 GBs of web storage space.

Who would you recommend the application to?

File Savr is a convenient option for users who want a no nonsense file hosting service. The site does not assault the user with advertisements and gives them just what they came for: basic file storing and sharing. The three membership options are also very affordable, making them an appealing choice for almost anyone.

  • Choose from three affordable membership plans
  • Upload files anytime you want
  • Share files with a link or embed them
  • Download the file from anywhere with an internet connection
  • Try File Savr free for 30 days

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File Savr pricing

FREE - Permanently free version
Cheapest plan (per month) : $0.99
(5GB storage)
Most expensive plan (per month) : $10.00
(100GB storage)