File Hosting - Conclusions
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Of course, the "sites worth watching" list is much longer. First, there is AOL's XDrive. It offers 5GB of storage with virtually no bandwidth limit and absolutely no individual file cap. It is a solid option.
If you are interested in a reliable site where you can host files of unlimited size and pay just for what you use, not a single cent extra, then Amazons S3 is the best option for you. They charge you by gigabytes of space used on the servers, and for the amount of traffic generated by you. This is a whole new approach and also quite unique on the market. The prices are low and you will pay just a few bucks for a quality host site.
If you are in pursuit of a site where additional features are the most important, you should definitely check out Box.net.
Microsoft's Sky Drive is also a good option, given the free 5 GB if you are inside of the countries they support.
In the end, if you still haven't found what you were searching for, there is a long list of the existing sites here. If you want to have greater control over your site, the best choice is to buy storage space and install it on your favorite applications for handling file hosting; ultimately, that will give you perfect control.
Barzan "Tony" Antal has written a few excellent articles that explain how to become an expert in setting up your web site with image/file hosting capabilities. Ultimately, you may connect with him or me if you join the DevHardware Forums and post your question. So don't hesitate if you have any kind of question. I wish you all the best!
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