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Drag2up revolutionizes the process of sharing files: Drag + drop and share [Firefox and Chrome only]

Whether it is with friends, family, coworkers, etc. we – as Internet junkies – are continually sharing files with others. To share a file we typically have to go to the specific file hosting website, upload the file, and link it to others. Drag2up is an add-on for Firefox and Chrome that is looking to change that.

Drag2up allows users to share files by dragging + dropping files into textboxes in Firefox or Chrome:

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Users don’t need to worry about anything except making sure they have dropped in the right file because Drag2up does all the legwork behind the scenes, uploading the file onto a file hosting service and generating a link to the file:

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Drag2up supports URL shorteners, so you don’t have to use the drag2up.appspot.com URL if you don’t want; and Drag2up allows you to pick what file hosting service you want to use:

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The following is a video of Drag2up in action (created by the developer):

Although Drag2up is available in Firefox and Chrome, there are a few things to note:

Even in its current state, I can see Drag2up being a very useful tool. It will only get better when the developer fixes bugs, such as the Firefox problem I mentioned, ports it to other browsers, and adds support for more file hosting services. You can grab Drag2up from the following links:

Version reviewed: v2.0.0

Supported OS: Any Windows that runs Firefox or Chrome

Drag2up homepage [4]

[Firefox add-on page [5]]

[Chrome add-on page [6]]

[Drag2up source code [7]]

[via HowToGeek [8]]