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Personalized Online File Delivery

Published 03/28/2011 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Send6 is yet another file sharing service for internet users. This one takes a professional approach to the task. Users can upload their file and add a personalized note to go with it. Users can also have a copy of their message sent to their email as well. Send6 lets users send files of up to 2 GBs each. Their files are protected by 256 bit SSL encryption. The user can add up to six files at once (which seem to fit well with the application’s name). Send6 also provides the user with delivery tracking and the ability to give multiple users access for businesses. Companies can also add their branding to Send6.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Send6 was created by the web 2.0 internet media company, WebMinds Inc. The company has brought the internet a number of applications, including SonicFile, RegAce, DropSend, Send Big Files, SensiGuard, Easy Duplicate Finder and Duplicate Photo Finder. The company is currently based out of Fort Myers, Florida.

What are the differences to other apps?

Send6 offers a file sharing service much like other websites however it does so with a focus on professional needs. Companies can create accounts and add their branding. Multiple users can be given access as well. Send6 makes its service even more appealing to professionals and businesses by allowing them to share up to six files and providing users with delivery confirmation and other valuable features.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The Send6 website welcomes professionals with a clean, tidy design that features a faded blue background. The main content is well organized. The user can learn about the application’s business benefits or get started by creating a message and uploading files right from the Send6 homepage. Seven navigational links tucked away in a black header bar at the top of the page give users access to each area on the website. Overall, Send6 has created an easy to navigate resource for businesses and professionals who want to send files quickly.

How does the registration process work?

Users can access the file sharing form without logging in. Those who wish to create an account can do so by clicking the blue “Click Here” link found in the left hand column. The user is asked to select their desired membership plan at the top of the page. The bottom of the page asks the user for their name or company name, email address and a password. The user must also successfully enter the code provided to prove that they are human. After clicking the blue “Sign Up” button at the bottom of the form, the user is asked to provide payment and billing information (when choosing a premium account).

What does it cost to use the application?

Users are given five membership options when purchasing a Send6 account. The first is a free Lite membership which includes up to two sends per month, 250 MB file size maximum, a 100 MB file size maximum when using the Send6 Wizard, 250 MBs of online storage, up to five downloads per file, one user, file tracking and delivery confirmation, 1 GB of bandwidth and a seven day file expiration time. The Personal membership costs around $30 per year and upgrades to 25 sends per month, 500 MB maximums for files and online storage, 50 downloads per file, 20 GBs of bandwidth and secure 256 bit SSL encryption. The Professional membership costs around $10 per month or $100 per year and includes up to 50 sends per month, 1 GB file maximums and online storage space, 500 downloads per file, 14 day file expiration and 40 GBs of bandwidth. The Business membership costs around $30 per month or $300 per year and upgrades to 250 sends per month, 2 GB file maximum and 4 GB Send6 Wizard file maximum, unlimited downloads per file, up to five users, 160 GBs of bandwidth and custom branding. The Corporate membership costs around $100 per month or $1,000 per year and includes unlimited sends, 5 GBs of online storage, up to 10 users and unlimited bandwidth.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Send6 is interesting for professionals and businesses that send files regularly. The application includes a number of membership options as well as a few with monthly and annual subscription plans, making Send6 a little easier to fit into the company budget.

  • Upload as many as six files
  • Save and send files with 256 bit SSL protection (with specified membership)
  • Provide access to multiple users (with specified membership)
  • Track files and receive delivery confirmation
  • Access the Send6 Wizard

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Send6 pricing

FREE - Permanently free version
Cheapest plan (per month) : $9.99
(50 sends per month, 1GB maximum file size, 500 downloads per file)
Most expensive plan (per month) : $99.99
(unlimited sends per month, unlimited file size, unlimited downloads per file)




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