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Integration, Automation and Customization

SmartFile Developer is a set of file management API tools that you can use for a number of projects. Here are four quick reasons that SmartFile can help you write less code and worry less about security, all while using the best file sharing API.

More Endpoints

The most file sharing API endpoints, 38 and counting. Everything from path creation to more complex functions, user management, and activity monitoring.

Rapid Development

Develop faster with our file toolset! Add file permissions, folder access, indexed search, user authorization, and much more to your files and folders from anywhere on the web.

Less Worry

With no code to support and built-in file security, you can spend less time worrying and more time creating. Integrate with ease with our RESTful API.

Growing Community

Join the community and start a discussion. You don't need to sign up or have an account. Visit the forums for help, information, suggestions and feedback.

6 Unique API Features


Convert

Convert one file format to another. Persistent and ephemeral modes of operations give you two options for converting certain file types to others.

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Activity

View activities for your site. Keep track of users, groups, files and folders. A large array of activities can be tracked and reported.

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Links

Create and manage public or private links to your files and folders. Set expiration dates, limit usage and assign access permissions to your links.

See documentation

Users

Create and manage users on the fly. Assign custom roles with specific rights for different users.

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Groups

Create and manage groups of users. These groups share access permissions and preferences for increased efficiency.

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Search

Search for paths matching criteria within a given scope (path). Keyword queries search both path names and file contents. Min/max size and date to allow range queries that can help find paths of a particular size or age.

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SmartFile Developer Use Case Scenarios

How can you start using SmartFile Developer right now? We've laid out a few common use case scenarios that might serve as inspiration to use SmartFile Developer for your next project. Our file management toolset allows you to not only easily interact with files, but also manage users as well. Check it out, it's free!

  • Store and Retrieve Application Data
  • Host and Serve Images, Video and Other Media
  • Distribute and Host Website Content
  • Store, Archive and Backup Data
  • Create Something New!

Luke Sapan, RowdMap on SmartFile's API File Sharing
I have to say your API is an absolute pleasure to use. Your Python API made it almost too easy to integrate with our system. I had it fully integrated in less than two hours.
- Luke Sapan, RowdMap
SmartFile's File Sharing API

Amazon S3 / Rackspace Comparison

  SmartFile Developer Amazon S3 Rackspace
API Endpoints 38+ 5 14
Free Tier Storage 100 GB 5 GB None
Free Tier Transfer 200 GB 15 GB None
Free Tier API Requests Unlimited 20,000 None
Web Interface Yes No Yes
Live Documentation Yes No No
File Size Limit None 5 TB 5 GB
Inherit FTP Access Yes No No

Developer Pricing

Startup

FREE  

Gratis

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  • 1 User
  • 100 GB Storage
  • 200 GB Bandwidth (Out)
  • Unlimited Bandwidth (In)
  • + $0.10 / GB for Overages
  • Unlimited API Calls
  • Unlimited File Size
  • FTP / SFTP / FTPS Access
  • Phone Support

Growth

$50 / per month

2 months free if billed annually

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  • Unlimited Users
  • 500 GB Storage
  • 1 TB Bandwidth (Out)
  • Unlimited Bandwidth (In)
  • + $0.10 / GB for Overages
  • Unlimited API Calls
  • Unlimited File Size
  • FTP / SFTP / FTPS Access
  • Phone Support

Expansion

$100 / per month

2 months free if billed annually

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  • Unlimited Users
  • 1 TB Storage
  • 2 TB Bandwidth (Out)
  • Unlimited Bandwidth (In)
  • + $0.08 / GB for Overages
  • Unlimited API Calls
  • Unlimited File Size
  • FTP / SFTP / FTPS Access
  • Phone Support

Professional

$150 / per month

2 months free if billed annually

Sign Up
  • Unlimited Users
  • 3 TB Storage
  • 6 TB Bandwidth (Out)
  • Unlimited Bandwidth (In)
  • + $0.06 / GB for Overages
  • Unlimited API Calls
  • Unlimited File Size
  • FTP / SFTP / FTPS Access
  • Phone Support

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