All About SHAREit & Why use it.

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SHAREIT is available for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS, SHAREit is a free utility for sharing and syncing files between devices without an Internet connection, with complete privacy and ease.

Published by SHAREit Technologies, the SHAREit software facilitates the transfer and synchronization of files between devices (computers and mobile devices) without an Internet connection, without the possibility of data interception.

It allows you to quickly share photos, videos, music, applications, folders, documents and any type of data between your Windows PC or Mac, and your smartphone or tablet, Android or iOS. It also has other cool features like taking control of your PC during a PowerPoint presentation, viewing folders from your computer on your smartphone and many more.

Note that to be able to use the application, it is necessary to install it on all the devices on which you want to exchange files. The devices are then identified by a specific name in order to find them more quickly in the network, if you do a device scan. You can also connect your smartphone or tablet by scanning a QR Code that you will have generated from the application installed on your computer.

WHY USE SHAREIT?

SHAREit is therefore free software that not only allows you to transfer files from your smartphone to your PCs, but also from your PC to your smartphone or tablet. No need to send files via USB cable anymore, everything is done much more easily and quickly.

An elegant, sober, French and functional interface then makes it possible to easily transfer any type of file from one device to another. On the other hand, mobile applications are not easy to understand at first glance. In fact, before you connect to the PC, the home page offers applications, as if it were a download platform.

To connect to your PC, you must click on the icon comprising 4 squares in the menu bar at the top of your screen. You will then be asked to scan the QR Code displayed on your computer screen (the simplest), connect to the PC with the device scan system (longer and less stable).

The main interest of SHAREit is the transfer of files in complete confidentiality and security. To achieve this, the app creates a temporary Wi-Fi hotspot on which data is exchanged.

It is therefore not necessary to have a Wi-Fi network or access to the 3G / 4G network. The data does not pass through the Internet, so it is impossible to intercept it.

From the utility on PC, you can quickly drag and drop files to send them to your phone or tablet. It is also possible to take a screenshot of a defined area of ​​your computer screen to send it to your mobile in JPG format. A shortcut also allows you to quickly access the received files.

In addition to photo and file transfer features, SHAREit also includes other handy features. The utility allows in particular to save all the photos of the phone on your connected PC. This command is faster to access and saves time.

With the “Remote View” tool of the mobile application, you can browse your computer’s folders and directories from your smartphone, in order to find the files you want to download individually to your mobile device.

The “PPT Control” service will help you during your PowerPoint presentations. From your smartphone, you can control the scrolling of your slideshow. A finger swipe upwards displays the next slide while a downward swipe returns to the previous slide.

From a performance point of view, the file exchange mode provides significantly faster synchronization than applications that use the Internet to transfer data. The tool can exchange files up to 100 GB in size, which is more than enough for most users.

However, we regret that the SHAREit mobile application displays so many advertisements. Fortunately, its version for PC does not display any.

WHAT’S NEW IN THE LATEST VERSION OF SHAREIT?

SHAREit is regularly updated for bug fixes to improve the stability of the service. No functionality has been added for several months.

WHICH OS IS SHAREIT COMPATIBLE WITH?

You must download and install SHAREit on all devices that are to receive and send files.

SHAREit is therefore available for download free of charge for computers with Windows 7/8/10 or Mac OS X 11.0 or higher operating system. For mobile applications, you can download and install them on smartphones and tablets Android 4.1 or higher or iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch running iOS 10.01 or higher.

It is also available as a dedicated application for Windows 10 and Windows Phone.

WHAT ARE THE BEST ALTERNATIVES TO SHAREIT?

Other transfer software Alternatives for ShareIT app is available on the app stores. Some are free but often limited and others paid or with many ads like ShareIt. Difficult to find a compromise …

Send Anywhere is a free, cross-platform alternative that offers, in addition to secure and encrypted file sharing, a unique 6-digit key to easily transfer your data. This service uses a direct wifi service which does not require any data consumption on your mobile plan and therefore does not require any connection to the Internet.

Xender only allows you to transfer your data from an Android or iOS smartphone to a Windows PC. It nevertheless includes a very practical complementary tool for fully copying the data of your smartphone, in particular to load them onto a new mobile device.

Do you have an Android smartphone but are having compatibility problems with your Mac computer? Android File Transfer is a dedicated application for Mac OS X computers that transfers data from your Android smartphone to a Mac.

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