4shared Desktop

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Description

4Shared is a desktop application that enables the user to upload files and then share them share them with other people. This app will complement the browser based file storage system in your PC. It will enable you to store many downloaded files in the system. The app looks like a web app. This means that you will not have to spend hours or days trying to familiarize with the application.

Features

4Shared uses a standard windows format. This enables the user to identify and locate the downloaded files with relative ease. The application works on a windows 7, windows 8, windows vista and windows XP platforms. The latest version of 4Shared app is the 4.0.3.1. One of the major advantages of this app is that, it allows the user to upload big downloads with relative ease. Uploads also look very smooth and with little distortions. The other advantage with this app is that, unlike other browser windows, you can’t close it accidentally. This means you will not have to worry of losing some of your files as result of accidental closure of the application. If the uploading of your file was interrupted by another program, you can easily resume uploading the file.
Huge storage space is another important feature of the 4Shared app. You will not have to worry about the storage space when downloading your files. This is because; the basic account is able to accommodate a large number of files. You can easily manage the files that you are storing online using this app. You will have the freedom to choose which file you need to store and the ones you don’t need. This app however, has a few shortcomings. The first one is that, the sharing options available are a bit complex to use. The interface of the application is also a bit outdated.

Comparison

There are several apps that work almost the same as the 4Shared app. SuperCopier is one of those apps. This app can manage the transfer of a large quantity of files and folders. You can run this program from its icon on the screen of your PC or simply copy and paste the files in the usual way. SuperCopier is normally embedded on the windows explorer. The app also allows you to stop the copying process. You can also create the copy list using this program. Just like the 4Shared app, SuperCopier has a poor interface. However, you can customize the interface unlike in 4Shared app.
Thexyz Clouds is another app that that is similar to 4Shared. This app will allow you to automatically back up your files. Unlike the 4Shared app, Thexyz Cloud is compatible with more windows platforms; windows 2000, windows 2003, windows ME and Windows NT among others.

Conclusion

It is quite evident that, 4Shared is a very important file sharing app. You can use it to compliment the file storage system in your PC. The app will enable you to share all the downloaded files with your friends. The app is also available for free.

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MicroWorld-eScan
nProtect
CAT-QuickHeal
McAfee
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.4Shared
K7AntiVirus
K7GW
TheHacker
NANO-Antivirus
F-Prot
Symantec
Norman
TotalDefense
TrendMicro-HouseCall
Avast
ClamAV
Kaspersky
BitDefender
Agnitum
SUPERAntiSpyware
ByteHero
Ad-Aware
Emsisoft
Comodo
DrWeb Adware.Downware.1417
VIPRE
AntiVir
TrendMicro
McAfee-GW-Edition
Sophos
Jiangmin
Antiy-AVL
Kingsoft Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Microsoft
ViRobot
GData
Commtouch
AhnLab-V3
VBA32
Baidu-International
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.D
Rising PE:PUF.4Shared!1.9C25
Ikarus
Fortinet
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Panda
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