CloudApp 3.1.0

A minimalist status bar menu application that offers you the possibility to share all types of data, such as music, photos, links and more.
CloudApp - In the CloudApp status bar menu you can view the files that are uploaded to your account, how many times have been downloaded and more.
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Sharing files over the internet usually means that you first need to upload them to a hosting service that provides support for public links, extracting the URL and then providing the info to the recipient.

CloudApp, an OS X utility designed for exactly this purpose, is a status bar menu application designed from the get-go to reduce the entire upload process to a simple drag and drop action.

Drag and drop upload

Thus, all you have to do in order to host a file is to drag and drop the music, video or text file you want to share on top of the status bar icon and CloudApp automatically uploads the file to your Cloud account and places the link in your Mac's clipboard for easy and quick sharing

To use the CloudApp application, you must register for a Cloud account: the free account is limited to 10 uploads and day and there is a maximum file size (25MB). For unlimited daily uploads and to be able to upload larger files (up to 250MB per file) you must purchase the CloudApp Pro plan.

Hot-key enabled plug-ins

Moreover, CloudApp’s capabilities are extended by Raindrops which can be triggered by a keyboard shortcut (the default hotkey can be changed) and, depending on what you are doing, the result are different.

For example, if you are browsing a website in Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari, it will shorten the front window URL and put the result in your clipboard. If you are selecting a file or folder in a Finder window, CloudApp will start uploading it to your Cloud account. You can see the complete list of actions in the Preferences window.

Essentially, the Raindrops are plug-ins added to the application and developers can use the Raindrop API to add support for additional applications.

By default, CloudApp can be used to generate private, long links for each new shared item, but, by pressing the Option key, you can easily switch to public, short links. To change the default setting, you must go through the CloudApp web application.

Instant and effortless file upload and share

To sum it all up, CloudApp provides you with a quick and intuitive solution for sharing files, folders and links via drag and drop, as long as you are using the CloudApp account for uploading the content online.

Reviewed by , last updated on October 17th, 2014

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file size:
8.8 MB
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developed by:
Linebreak S.L.
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.7.3 or later
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Intel only
Home \ Internet Utilities
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What's New in This Release:
  • Motion HD: record your screen in silky smooth 60 fps. Playback in our new inline video player on the drop page.
  • Yosemite Compatibility: CloudApp is fully compatible and optimized for OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
  • Dark Mode: CloudApp integrates seamlessly with the new dark mode.
  • Share extension: CloudApp’s share extension makes it easy to share from any app that supports the share menu.
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CloudApp - In the CloudApp Preferences window you can change the keyboard combination for uploading files and folders and more.CloudApp - In the CloudApp Raindrops panel you can view the functionality of each plug-in and more.

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CloudApp is a simple menu bar application that will help you quickly share links, music, photos or any other type of f...

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