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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

queryWhat is

With you can host files, images, videos, audio and flash on the same place and as long as they remain active they can be downloaded unlimited time!

SlingFile offers a fast and simple way to share files. All files web hosting are on powerful and stable linux dedicated servers! Our servers are managed by professionals who know what they're doing.

queryIs it free?

Yes, it is. You can downdoad files for free. If you choose option high speed, there will be a low fee.

queryIs there a maximum size for a file I can send/upload?

Up to 1GB per file and you may upload as many files as you want.

queryWhat kind of files are allowed to be uploaded to the site?

All files that are legal and you own the rights to are allowed, except adult material.

queryHow long will my files be hosted on SlingFile?

There is no time limit, but files not downloaded for extended periods of time may be deleted in order to keep our hard drives clean.

queryWhat type of file extensions can I upload?

All file extensions allowed! No restrictions!

queryDoes compress or alter files/images/audio/video in any way?

No, we don't alter file content. What you upload is exactly what your recipient downloads.

queryHow can I delete a file I uploaded?

To delete a file you uploaded you must click on "delete this file" on it's download page. When you're asked for a password, enter the password that was provided to you after the upload proccess.

If you lost your removal code you can simply wait until the file expires so it will be automatically removed from our site.

queryWho sent this file? Is it safe...?

If you don't know the sender, then we don't recommend downloading or opening the file.

queryI deleted a file that I sent through your site. Is there any way I can access that file?

Once a file has been removed (or expired) from our servers, it is no longer accessible. The original sender would have to upload it again.

queryCan I search for files other people uploaded?

No, because not everyone wishes to share the files they upload with everyone else.

queryCan I resend a file? Do I have to upload my file again?

For every file you upload while signed in, there will be an entry in your "Sent Items" log. Just sign into your account, and click on the "My Files" link on the top. You can copy the links from there and forward them to your recipients via email, instant messenger, etc.

queryHow many downloads are allowed?

You can download as many times as you wish!

queryWhich browsers are supported and which versions?

Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera, Fire Fox and all browsers than use web's rules.

queryI use AOL. When I click on the link in the SlingFile Delivery Notification email, it doesn't allow me to download the file. What's going on?

First, if you see a dialog box that asks "Do you wish to open this email?", you must click the "yes" button.

Next, click "Show Images & Enable Links" in the upper right corner of your email window.

Copy the link (which should look something like and paste it into the address bar of a Non-AOL browser, such as Internet Explorer. This should allow you to download your file.

queryWhy is my file blocked?

This can happen for several reasons:

The file has been manually removed by the sender or a recipient using this page.

The file violates SlingFile's Terms of Service, which prohibits the uploading of obscene, illegal, or copyrighted material.

queryHow do I remove copyrighted/objectionable/pirated material from your service?

If you need to report an abuse file, please go to the report abuse page.

queryI still have doubts, can you help me please?

Yes, sure. To send a question, please click here.