HTTP File Server is a freeÂ webÂ server specifically designed for publishing and sharing files. The complete feature set differs from other web servers.
Itâ€™s different from classicÂ file sharing because it uses web technology to be more compatible with todayâ€™s Internet.
It also differs from classic web servers becauseÂ itâ€™s very easy to use and runs â€œright out-of-the boxâ€.
Itâ€™s a free, open source, Web-basedÂ file-sharing utility that also functions as a WebÂ server. You can use to upload and download files, access remote files via the Internet, host your Web page, and more. It includesÂ HTTP templates, logs, bandwidth management, a dynamic DNS updater, and support for accounts.
The efficient, simple, highly customizable dialog interface packs many settings and options on a single Menu button, a layout that keeps things clean and uncluttered yet quickly accessible. Thereâ€™s also a full set of controls accessible by right-clicking the programâ€™s system tray icon. Main controls feature prominent icons, including the welcome Self Test button. The Help menu links to a Wiki with full documentation.
HFS is freeware that is listed as working in all 32-bit versions of Windows up to XP but not in newer 64-bit Windows editions.
Key Features of HTTP File Server: