Air Sharing, from Avatron Software, used to be the top dog in file transfer apps. That was light years ago in App Store time. Since September, when Air Sharing hit stride, several developers have introduced file transferring apps—many of them were more useful and less expensive.
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iPhone and iPad apps tagged "file transfer app."
HardDrive is Simple, but Doesn't Measure Up to Other File Transfer Apps
HardDrive, from developer Mitchell Cohen, is the latest app to join a growing list of file transfer apps. HardDrive is a rudimentary app for grabbing files from your desktop and storing them on your iPhone or iPod touch so you can transport them to another desktop or device.
Mariner Calc Goes Head to head with MobileFiles Pro for Excel files
Mariner Software's Mariner Calc is the second app that I've looked at on the App Store's productivity shelf capable of viewing and editing Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (.xls) files. The first was Quickoffice's MobileFile's Pro, which I liked very much.
File Sharing and Viewing Easy with Memory Stick
Available in the App Store from Softalk Ltd., Memory Stick turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a portable drive for file sharing between computers. Functioning entirely on WiFi connectivity, Memory Stick is only going to work on WiFi networks — an aspect that could be misleading based upon Memory Stick’s icon and name.
ReaddleDocs Has Extra Goodies for File Transferring
These days, file transfer apps are doing much more than just transferring files. Readdle's, new intro ReaddleDocs, file transfer app, does everything it's supposed to do and then some.
QuickPic: Instantly Transfer Your Photos by Uploading Them Online
QuickPic by Zach Waugh is a very nifty little app that lets you instantly upload photos to the Internet, making them available at a specific URL within seconds. QuickPic is simple, straightforward, and by far the fastest way to get photos from your iPhone or iPod touch onto the Web.
MobileFiles' Excel Editing and File Transfer Make for Potent Combo
Editor's note: MobileFiles Pro has been replaced by QuickOffice Pro.
I reviewed QuickOffice's MobileFiles (the free version) file transfer app for Apple's MobileMe iDisk not too long ago and I liked it very much.
FileMagnet Is a Most Attractive App for File Transfer
FileMagnet from Magnetism Studios is a simple, yet elegant, iPhone app. Its primary function is to make it easy to shuttle files back and forth between your desktop and iPhone and it does that very well.
Sync and Share Your Files With These Apps
Many attempts have been made to turn the iPhone into a portable memory drive. Already, AppCraver has looked at the acceptably-performing Datacase, the highly-regarded Airsharing, and the less-than-stellar Files.