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Online Media Hosting Platform

Published 03/30/2011 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

DivShare provides users with a full service media delivery system. The application enables users to embed Flash videos on websites and blogs or share them with others. Users can play MP3 files from anywhere, even on a blog or website. Photo sharing capabilities are also provided with public or private settings so the user stays in control of viewing privileges. Documents can be shared and privately stored through DivShare as well. The application supplies users with detailed file reporting and low bandwidth costs. DivShare has proven its value to many users and received recognition from TechCrunch, VentureBeat,, ABC and Business Week.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

DivShare was founded by David Altschul and Rob Howard and is currently based out of Reston, Virginia. The application was created to offer media hosting to users. In 2007, the DivShare websites was posted as available for sale. On January 1st, 2009 it was acquired by 3Sixty. Today, DivShare offers a valuable service to many users.

What are the differences to other apps?

DivShare helps users share various types of media. The application caters to users with photographs, videos, audio files and other media. Users can create slideshows and audio play lists or access online document viewers. DivShare makes it possible to access, manage and pass these files along. Files are given a number of sharing options, including download links, direct links, forum posting format, email friendly versions and embedded versions.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The DivShare website invites users with a blue and green color scheme that has a nearly playful appearance which compliments the stylish DivShare logo. The site is clutter free and very well organized. The user is not assaulted by flashy banner advertisements or pop up ads. The account creation form and main navigational links are easily accessible from the DivShare homepage.

How does the registration process work?

A new user can create a DivShare account by clicking on the blue “Sign Up” link in the upper, right hand corner of the homepage. The short registration form requires a first name, email address and password. The user must also successfully enter a Captcha code to verify that they are human. A blue Facebook button is also available along the right hand side of the form for users who prefer to register through their social networking profile.

What does it cost to use the application?

DivShare gives users five membership options to choose from. The first is a free account which includes up to 5 GBs of storage space and up to 10 GBs of downloads per month. The first paid membership is the Personal account which costs around $20 per year. This membership includes up to 25 GBs of storage, 75 GBs of downloads per month. The Professional account costs around $72 per year or the user can pay around $8 per month if they prefer. This membership includes up to 100 GBs of storage space and 200 GBs of downloads per month. The Professional Plus membership costs around $180 per year or around $20 per month and upgrades to include 100 GBs of storage space and up to 500 GBs of downloads per month. A Dedicated membership is also available for around $400 per month. This plan includes up to 2,000 GBs of storage space and 2,000 GBs of downloads per month. DivShare accepts Visa, MasterCard, Amex and Discover credit card payments.

Who would you recommend the application to?

DivShare is great tool for users who share media. The application works for just about anything, from images to videos, audio files and documents. Users can choose from many account options as well, some of which include annual and monthly payment plans.

  • Upload and share audio files, documents, videos and images
  • Access files in numerous formats for forums, email and more
  • Set view permissions for files so that you are public or private
  • Choose a membership plan that suits your download needs
  • Review detailed file reports

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DivShare pricing

FREE - Permanently free version
Cheapest plan (per month) : $1.67
(25GB storage, 75GB downloads per month)
Most expensive plan (per month) : $399.00
(2000GB storage, 2000GB downloads per month)




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