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Add Link To File Hosting Service Instead OF Uploading To It

Posted on 2012-09-02
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Last Modified: 2012-09-05
I receive large download links all the time from people.  I like to store many of these files in Google Docs and other online file storage services.

It would be a whole lot easier to be able to somehow drop the download link into the file hosting service and let them download it rather than me download it and then have to upload the huge file - since my upload is very slow.

Are there any file hosting services that will allow me to just provide a link to the file and then the file will automatically be downloaded onto the server?

Question by:hadhazi1
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by:*** Hopeleonie ***
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How large are these files?

You may have a look:

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Some of the files are as much as 900 mb

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seanTHEgoldMINER earned 2000 total points
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Try Dropbox, but purchase extra storage.
Anything stored in the 'Public' folder can be linked to a client

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