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An innovative file transfer program that ensures rapid file transfers, uploads and downloads from browsers. As well as supporting encryption and authentication.

Create secure and reliable applications with the world’s most popular and easy-to-use file transfer tool. SoftArtisans' easy-to-use file transfer products benefit both large corporations and individual developers looking to create powerful HTTP file upload and download Web applications. A feature-rich product first introduced in 1997, FileUp is the one solution that offers both client-side resumability and the strength to overcome the built-in file size limits of ASP.NET.

File Up is available in the following editions:

  • File Up Standard Edition: FileUpSE transmits files from a local hard disk to a server-running Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) or to a separate file server that is networked to the web server.With FileUpSE, file transfer sizes can reach 2 GB within ASP or ASP.NET with minimal server resources.This incredible file transfer strength means you never have to worry about ASP.NET's default file size limit.
  • File Up Professional Edition: A powerful file transfer bundle that adds flexible file management and anActiveX control (XFile)to the dependability of FileUp Standard Edition. With FileUp PE you getpowerful server-side codefor processing requests, withrich client-side component for making the requests.

Key Features:

  • Visual (ActiveX) product
    • Can be used from Internet Explorer, Visual Basic
    • Supports drag-and-drop
    • List of files to transfer can be preset
    • Accurate progress indicator
    • Shows estimated size and transfer time
  • Non-visual COM component file transfer engine
    • Allows multiple HTTP GET, POST, PUT in a single operation
    • Generates events for capture by IE or VB
    • Supports SSL, proxies, multiple authentication mechanisms
    • Can be used from Internet Explorer (optional silent operation), Visual Basic or ASP
  • Receive files
    • Download multiple files to preset locations
    • Download to a string or to a file
  • Send files
    • Upload via RFC1867 POST (compatible with SoftArtisans FileUp) or HTTP PUT
    • HTTP Content of POST can be a file or a string
  • Multilingual support
    • XFile supports Unicode file names and form values, including in directory uploads, on Windows NT 4.0 or higher
    • SoftArtisans recommends using XFile with SoftArtisans FileUp, a server-side product that is Unicode compliant
  • Shell Extension allows uploads directly from Windows Explorer
  • Integration
    • Can be used in conjunction with SoftArtisans FileManager to preset list of files or manipulate files before or after transfer
    • Can be used with SoftArtisans Archive to compress files before or after transfer
    • Fully compatible with SoftArtisans FileUp to receive files on the server

FileUp - Features

File Up Standard Edition File Up Professional Edition File Up Enterprise Edition New Features in version 5 Feature Comparison

New Features in version 5

Increased upload performance of up to 55%

  • Support for Microsoft IIS 6 and Windows 2003 in native mode
  • Overcome default file size limits in Microsoft ASP.NET and IIS 6.
  • File Up Standard Edition

    FileUp is a tool for performing transactional file uploads and secure downloads. It allows dynamic applications to accept, save and manipulate files uploaded via a browser. Files can be of any format such as Word documents, images or plain text.

    NEW Features in version 4 include:

    • Rich functionality under ASP.NET including progress indication and support for COM+ transactions
    • Upload up to 4 GB with ASP and ASP.NET
    • Support for ADO.NET data types
    • MD5 hashing to ensure integrity.

    Features include:

    • Unicode Filename and Form value support: improved working with SoftArtisans XFile
    • Secure Resumable Downloads Support: when used in conjunction with a resumable download client tool
    • Unique File Names: create unique file names for uploads in order to avoid the risk of replacing old files with the same names
    • Supports Foreign Character Sets: including file names
    • Work-around: for corrupted upload stream in international versions of Internet Explorer 5
    • Transactional Uploads: guaranteed synchronisation between upload processing and database transactions, full COM+ integration and simplified error handling with guaranteed integrity when uploading multiple files
    • Server-side Progress Indicator: enables clients to monitor the upload progress from any location
    • COM+/MTS: compatibility is provided
    • Performance Monitor Counters: to monitor upload and download performance precisely
    • MacBinary Decoding: files that have been uploaded from a Macintosh can be saved with MacBinary format or with extracted data fork
    • Recursive Directory Uploads: entire directory trees can be uploaded with one operation when used in conjunction with JFile and XFile client-side tools
    • Uploads to Memory: uploads can be stored in memory rather than disk for improved performance and security
    • SoftArtisans Archive: create and extract ZIP and Microsoft CAB format archives and upload to a ZIP or download a specific file from a CAB
    • SoftArtisans FileManager: advanced security features
    • SoftArtisans SMTPmail: SMTP e-mail control.

    File Up Professional Edition

    FileUp Professional Edition combines server-side and client-side products providing complete file transfer functionality. It includes:

  • SoftArtisans JFile: to enrich the browser's basic capabilities and improve functionality of robust uploads and downloads. JFile is a signed Java applet that can be used with any Java-enabled PC browser and is fully scriptable through client-side JavaScript. Distribute multiple files to a user's local system through a browser and enable users to upload multiple files with form data to an HTTP server from a browser
  • SoftArtisans XFile: an ActiveX product with a non-visual COM file transfer engine. It is a complete HTTP client that may be used from ASP, Visual Basic, Windows Scripting Host, Microsoft Office or Windows Explorer. Distribute multiple files to a user's local system through a browser and enable users to upload multiple files with form data to an HTTP server from a browser.
  • NEW Features in version 4 include:

    • Rich functionality under ASP.NET including progress indication and support for COM+ transactions
    • Upload up to 4 GB with ASP and ASP.NET
    • Support for ADO.NET data types
    • MD5 hashing to ensure integrity.

    Features include:

    • Unicode Filename and Form value support: improved working with SoftArtisans XFile
    • Secure Resumable Downloads Support: when used in conjunction with a resumable download client tool
    • Unique File Names: create unique file names for uploads in order to avoid the risk of replacing old files with the same names
    • Supports Foreign Character Sets: including file names
    • Work-around: for corrupted upload stream in international versions of Internet Explorer 5
    • Transactional Uploads: guaranteed synchronisation between upload processing and database transactions, full COM+ integration and simplified error handling with guaranteed integrity when uploading multiple files
    • Server-side Progress Indicator: enables clients to monitor the upload progress from any location
    • COM+/MTS: compatibility is provided
    • Performance Monitor Counters: to monitor upload and download performance precisely
    • MacBinary Decoding: files that have been uploaded from a Macintosh can be saved with MacBinary format or with extracted data fork
    • Recursive Directory Uploads: entire directory trees can be uploaded with one operation when used in conjunction with JFile and XFile client-side tools
    • Uploads to Memory: uploads can be stored in memory rather than disk for improved performance and security
    • SoftArtisans Archive: create and extract ZIP and Microsoft CAB format archives and upload to a ZIP or download a specific file from a CAB
    • SoftArtisans FileManager: advanced security features
    • SoftArtisans SMTPmail: SMTP e-mail control.

    File Up Enterprise Edition

    FileUp Enterprise Edition assists the multi-faceted needs of any secure file transfer application. It handles multi-gigabyte file transfers, supports Web farms and functions across firewalls. There are no limits to the number or size of files that can be uploaded.

    Features include:

    • Decouple the file servers from public Web servers
    • Place a firewall between the file server and the Web farm providing an additional layer of protection
    • Make requests via HTTP or HTTPS/SSL from Web server to file server using SOAP-MIME with Attachments technology. FileUpEE creates the SOAP envelope automatically
    • Place upload logic, connection strings etc on the file server keeping sensitive information off public Web servers
    • Stream files stored in a non-browsable directory on the file server to the client
    • No size limit for uploads or downloads
    • No file limit for uploads or downloads
    • Use FileUp Enterprise Edition as a native .NET assembly or COM ASP solution
    • Store uploaded files in central storage area not on the Web servers
    • Share uploaded documents among all the servers in a Web farm
    • Fully extensible set of file properties to enable sophisticated applications such as content management
    • Resume uploads between Web server and file server
    • Replicate data on the file server to a remote location
    • Store detailed audit information for every upload and download.

    Feature Comparison

    FeatureStandardProfessionalEnterprise
    Secure Web-to-file server transfers  X
    Send and process SOAP requests  X
    Centralised or replicated secure file storage  X
    Centrally locate transfer logic  X
    Audit transfers  X
    Data administration  X
    File selection GUI XX
    Preset files to and from the client XX
    Rich client-side ActiveX control and Java applet XX
    Multi-file progress indicator XX
    Upload entire directories XX
    File size maximumUnlimited4 Gigabytes4 Gigabytes
    Bypass ASP.NET and IIS limitsXXX
    Process all file typesXXX
    Data integrityXXX
    Secure client-to-Web server transfersXXX
    Versatile file manipulationXXX

    FileUp - System Requirements

    Standard:

    Server Requirements:

    • Microsoft Windows NT, 2000 or XP
    • IIS 3 or higher including:
      • IIS for NT Server
      • Peer Web Server for NT Workstation
      • Active Server Pages (IIS3 ASP.DLL version 1.15.14.0 or later or IIS4 any version).
    • 166 Mhz Intel x86
    • 64 MB of RAM
    • 20 MB of available disk space.

    The following browsers are supported:

    • Netscape Navigator/Communicator 3.0 or later on Macintosh and all 32-bit versions of Windows
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0, 4.0, 5.0 or 5.5 or later on Macintosh and all 32-bit versions of Windows including 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000 and XP.

    Technical Support will attempt to resolve browser-related problems if a browser is not listed but cannot guarantee complete success.

    Server:

    • Microsoft Windows NT, 2000 or XP
    • Microsoft IIS 3 or higher including:
      • IIS for NT Server
      • Peer Web Server for NT Workstation
      • Active Server Pages (IIS3: ASP.DLL version 1.15.14.0 or later and IIS4 any version).
    • 166 Mhz Intel x 86
    • 64 MB of RAM
    • 20 MB of available disk space.

    The following browsers are supported:

    • Netscape Navigator/Communicator 3.0 or later on Macintosh and all 32-bit versions of Microsoft Windows
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0, 4.0, 5.0 or 5.5 or later on Macintosh and all 32-bit versions of Microsoft Windows including 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000 and XP.

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