Air Sharing for iPad
By Avatron Software, Inc.
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The most powerful way to view your documents on the go.
This app runs only on the iPad. Want to run Air Sharing on your iPhone or iPod touch as well? Check out our new Universal edition, simply called Air Sharing.
"Air Sharing is one of our favorite iPhone apps, and it only gets better on the iPad's roomier screen. It lets you wirelessly mount your iPad as a drive on your computer so you can load it up with files. You can then view, share or print everything from PDFs to Excel documents. For anyone complaining about the lack of a file system on the iPad, this gives you one.… Highly recommended." — Gizmodo
"The best app for general-purpose printing is Air Sharing HD." — PCMac.com
“The combination of interface, feature set, and ease of use make it a great iPad app.” — AppAdvice.com
"A dream come true for mobile workers" — Macworld
"Most Useful App" — 2008 Best App Ever Awards
"Editor's Choice" — PCMag.com
"App of the Week" — Apple Inc.
"A fantastic file storage app" — iPhone Alley
"Editor's Pick. Score: 10/10" — App Craver
—OVERVIEW OF FEATURES—
Create a wireless hard disk
Many file formats supported
Connect to your computer
Mount remote file servers
View and download email attachments
Perform advanced file operations
Share files with other users
CREATE A WIRELESS HARD DISK
Mount your iPad as a wireless drive on a Mac, Windows, or Linux computer (on the same Wi-Fi network), or connect from any web browser
Drag-drop files between your computer and Air Sharing HD
Host a powerful web server with WebDAV (just like the iDisk)
No special software required on your computer (except on Windows XP, which requires free NetDrive app)
Security: local passcode, remote access password, optional Public folder
Text editor for plain text documents
Folder popup for jumping back to previously viewed folders
Advanced auto-detection of text-file character encoding, using linguistic analysis
Advanced PDF features:
-- Table of Contents
-- page thumbnails
Very large images
Music player with Playlist interface
MANY FILE FORMATS SUPPORTED
iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
Safari web archive
HTML web page
PDF (even password-protected and large documents)
Adobe Illustrator (saved as PDF Compatible)
RTF and RTFD
Plain text (many character encodings)
Source code, with color-coded formatting
Movies, Audio, and Images
CONNECT TO YOUR COMPUTER
Mac OS X: just turn on Remote Login
Linux: enable SSH
Windows: download free Core FTP desktop app
Mac OS X found automatically via Bonjour
MOUNT REMOTE FILE SERVERS
Dropbox, iKeepInCloud, FilesAnywhere (WebAdvanced), MyDisk.se, CloudMe, other WebDAV servers
SSL security available
Select MobileMe iDisks from your Contacts
Automatic local cache
VIEW AND DOWNLOAD EMAIL ATTACHMENTS
Presets for Gmail, MobileMe, AOL, and Hotmail
POP3 and IMAP access for other mail servers
PERFORM FILE OPERATIONS
Move, Copy, Paste, Duplicate, Rename, Select All, Delete, New Folder
Zip and Unzip
Browse zip archives without unzipping
Print (via Mac OS X 10.5+ or Linux with Printer Sharing)
Save and Get images to and from Photos
Download from URL (copy link from Safari, paste into Air Sharing)
No special desktop software required; just turn on Printer Sharing (requires Mac OS X 10.5+ or Linux)
Prints most viewable formats
SHARE FILES WITH OTHER USERS
Auto-detects Air Sharing on other devices
WebDAV: A Wi-Fi network, and Mac OS X 10.4+, Windows (XP, Vista, 7), Linux, or any web browser
Avatron Print feature: Mac OS X 10.5+ or Linux on network
Connecting to Windows over SFTP: Free desktop software (Core FTP) required
Please visit avatron.com/support.
What's New in Version 3.5
- iOS 8 support: fixes a crash on iOS 8 devices
- Improvements to Box support
- UI improvements
- Stability improvements and bug fixes
Do you like Air Sharing? Please take the time to leave a User Review whenever you update the app. Let people know how you use Air Sharing!
Great, reliable file sharing and transfer
This is one of the original apps to share files between cloud services and, in my case, an iPad. Still one of the best. Simple, reliable, kept up to date, from a great company.
Put some files in went back later to look at now the files are gone.
Seems like each update brings on more issues. Crashing on startup. Wait for next update.
- Category: Productivity
- Updated: Sep 25, 2014
- Version: 3.5
- Size: 19.5 MB
- Languages: English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
- Seller: Avatron Software, Inc.
- © 2008-2014 Avatron Software, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.