Anyone who uses cloud storage knows the drill. When you drag and drop files from a computer into your cloud storage folder, you can access those files from any device with an Internet connection. But what about when you want to get files from your friends’ devices, and they don’t use the same cloud storage services? EntourageBox is a tool that makes cloud storage services more social, by developing a way for users to invite their friends to upload files into their own cloud-based folders.
Select which cloud storage service to connect with—EntourageBox works with Dropbox, Google Drive, and S3 Bucket—and then grant EntourageBox permission to manage a specific folder. Choose which folder in your drive you’d like friends to upload files to, and then generate an “upload URL” to share via email. Friends who click on this URL will be directed to a custom EntourageBox page with instructions on how to upload files into your cloud storage folder. Friends can upload files, start the download, and even delete certain files mid-process if they change their minds. EntourageBox encourages people leave feedback below based on how the process worked for them.
The files your friends have uploaded will be available in your cloud storage folder, and you can delete the URL you shared at any time to prevent any more content from being added. EntourageBox offers a completely free basic service. It is an excellent tool for individuals looking to collect large files from multiple colleagues or friends online.
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