HTTP File Server (HFS) is an easy-to-use drag-and-drop file server for private file sharing. You can use HFS (HTTP File Server) to send and receive files.
It’s different from basic file-sharing as a result it makes use of web technology to be more suitable with right this moment’s Internet. Access your remote files, over the network.
It runs as a standalone executable and doesn’t require any installation. The software may be very simple to use, simply drag a file into it to share it with the world.
You can customize the port it’s running on, specify the IP address, and monitor connections from the tray icon. HFS presents the shared files on an easy HTML page, that includes the file name and size.
This application also can integrate into Windows Explorer, allowing you to simply share files from the right-click menu. With some HTML data, you’ll be able to customize the HTML template to fulfill your desire. It has been efficiently examined with Wine under Linux.
- DOWNLOAD and upload
- Virtual file system
- Highly customizable
- HTML template
- Bandwidth control
- Easy/Expert mode
- Full control over connections
- Dynamic DNS updater
HTTP File Server version 0.4xx is a full rewrite of the Delphi version
- It’s a server software, that shares files fresh from your disk. Don’t rely on services, be independent!
- It’s all very fast. Try downloading Zipping 100GB, it starts immediately!
- Easy to use. HFS tries to detect problems and suggest solutions.
- Share even a single file with our virtual file system, even with a different name, all without touching the real file. Present things the way you want!
- Watch all activities in real-time.
- Control bandwidth, and decide how much to give.
Changes in HTTP File Server 0.49.1 :
- fix: admin/fs: “different permission…” not working correctly
- new permission “can zip”
- admin/accounts: option to disable password change #180
- admin/fs: system integration (Windows only) #347
- admin/custom: customizable “not found” and “forbidden” error pages
- block ip: added comment and expiration
- inheritable “default” #377
- accounts can be disabled
- “comment” command in the file menu
- can add a comment on the upload
- admin/internet: “automatic renew” option
- support descript.ion file
- admin/fs: cut/paste buttons, to move files also on mobile
- admin: “create folder” button in file-picker
- admin/plugins: configure dialog now has a save-without-closing button
- admin/home: check updates will report also about plugins
- admin/internet: better verification, using domain and checking HTTP response, not just open port
- admin/plugins: install dependencies automatically
- easier initial configuration if you run as a service thanks to the new “create-admin” config key (see README for instructions)
- better ipv6 support
- admin/options: new “listen interface”
Why you should upgrade from HFS 2.x to 3:
As you can see from the list of features, we already have some goods that you cannot find in HFS 2. Other than that, you can also consider:
- it’s more robust: it was designed to be an always-running server, while HFS 1-2 was designed for occasional usage (transfer and quit)
- passwords are never really stored, just a non-reversible hash is
- more flexible permissions
But you may still want to stay with HFS 2.x (so far) for the following reasons
- more tested
- classic window interface (can be easier for some people)
Working on Windows, Wine/Linux.
Size: 19.4 MB