Powerful, refined, easy to use

Self-hosted Google Drive alternative
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Requires PHP 5.6 or 7
Download for PHP 5.5
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Share your largest files

Don't be limited by email. With FileRun, you can share even the largest files with a simple link.

Create a secure link to any file that can be shared with anyone via email.

Share entire folders with others, so they can not only see all your content, but also upload their own.

Send file requests

File requests allow you to collect and receive files from anyone, right into your FileRun user account, with just a link.

File requests are ideal for receiving a large file or collection of files, collecting photos after a special event, and requesting submissions from coworkers and clients.

Click here to see how a request looks like.

Free Android app

  • The companion FileRun Android App enables you to use mobile devices to access the files stored on your server.
  • You can take a picture, upload it to your FileRun server and then share a link to it, right from your smartphone.
  • Browse and slideshow your photos without having to download them on your device.
  • Listen to your music or stream videos.
  • Get it on Google Play

For your photos

It shows thumbnails and previews for virtually all image file formats. DNG, CR2, NEF, TIF, 2FR, FFF, RAW, etc, you name it!

It automatically extracts and index information (Author, Copyright, Date Created, Description, GPS location, Heigh and Width, Tags/Keywords) from the files and shows it to you, so you can search and organize your photos better.

Turns folders into online photo galleries with just a couple of clicks. Password protected, expirationd dates, download terms, the whole shebang.

You can crop, resize, rotate, [...] them with Pixlr or Adobe Creative Cloud (former Aviary). No download needed.

For your documents

Preview, edit and create all ofice document types. PDFs, word documents, spreadsheets, presentations, Microsoft or OpenOffice. It requires no downloads, no installations, no payed subscriptions!

Convert DOC to DOCX, DOCX to PDF, or any other file type and combination you can think of.

For your music

It plays MP3, M4A, FLAC, M3U, PLS, OGG!

It automatically extracts and index information (Artist, Title, Album, Duration, Codec) from the files and shows it to you, so you can search and organize your music better.

It can generate an M3U playlist file with your remote files, so that you can stream them in your favorite player.

For your videos

It shows thumbnails for all common video file formats: MP4, MPG, MOV, AVI, MKV, M4V, M2TS, MST, M2V, etc.

It streams MP4, MPG, M4V, MOV, OGV, WEBM and even MKV (on Google Chrome)!

It automatically extracts and index information (Movie title, Resolution, Codec) from the files and shows it to you, so you can search and organize your videos better.


PHP web developers can develop plugins for viewing, creating or manipulating files.

The OAuth2-secured API can be used for programatically interacting with FileRun, or creating more apps for accessing your files.


The automatic file versioning system prevents you from accidentally overwriting existing files.

Deleted files first end up in a trash folder before they get permanently erased.


Cross Site Scripting (XSS) protection.

SQL injections protection.

Session Hijacking protection.

Brute force login attempts protection.

The users input is strictly validated to prevent access outside the allowed folders.

The files can be stored outside the public are of the webserver (ie. outside the "www" folder) so direct access to the files is impossible.

100% support for HTTPS/SSL.

Enterprise ready

High performance, Authentication integration, support service and more.
Check out the Enterprise version
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