FileVista, an impressive file manager application that can be installed on your websites, is giving away 5 x "5 Users License" ($199/each) to WRD readers.
Details on joining the giveaway is mentioned at the bottom of the post. But before that:
What is FileVista?
It is a feature-rich file manager application that works on your browser and offers a desktop-like working experience (even more) for your web files.
The application is built with ASP.NET (works on Windows servers), has a free "single user" version and more users require a license.
FileVista supports every action that can be expected from a file manager like create, delete, rename, copy, move, zip and unzip files + folders.
Actions can be accomplished very quickly as the interface is completely Ajaxed and a context menu (right-click) has shortcuts to everything.
It has a very powerful, permission-based access control system which gives the administrator full control over the contents with features like:
- creating groups and users
- locking users/groups into folders with desired rights (user's actions, disk usage and allowed file types)
- groups can have sub-administrators which can manage the users of that group
Using the application, you can also create custom links to files, set them to be temporary and even password-protected (every file can have its own password).
The file uploader is so nice. It handles multiple file uploads, displays a real-time progress bar and can resume interrupted downloads (handy for large files).
FileVista is multilingual (supports 9 languages) and it is definitely a very useful resource for collaboratively managing + sharing files (a very good fit for interactive agencies).
How to join the giveaway?
It is pretty easy, simply comment to this post and/or tweet this article with hashtag #wrdfilevista (click to tweet easily). You can do both to increase the chances.
Winners will be selected randomly on 9 February 2011 (1 week later).
Good luck to everyone.