Pixeldrain is a file sharing website built for speed and ease of use. You can upload files you want to share online to our servers and we will hold on to them for at least a month. During this time anyone with the link will be able to download your files. Pixeldrain is built to be as fast as possible, so you don't have to do any unnecessary waiting when downloading files.
Files can be uploaded by clicking the big green upload button, or by dragging them onto this page from your file manager.
If you uploaded multiple files at once you can also create a list, which is a collection of files with one single link. Like a photo album, a music record or a video compilation. Click the 'Create list with uploaded files' button after your uploads are complete. The files will be saved in the order you uploaded them.
By purchasing a subscription you support pixeldrain on its mission to make content sharing easier, safer and faster for everyone.
Files on pixeldrain have to expire eventually. If we didn't do this the website would keep growing forever and we would run out of money pretty quickly.
Unlike most other sharing sites pixeldrain uses a postponing system for expiring files. When a file is freshly uploaded it gets 30 days by default (90 days if you have the pro plan). After these 30 days we will check when the file was last viewed. Files which are regularly viewed could still bring new users to the platform, it would be rude to show these people a File Not Found page. So if the file was viewed in the last 30 days we will simply postpone the next check a month. If the file was not viewed however it will immediately be removed.
Views are only counted when someone visits the download page in a web browser. This makes sure that users can see that the file comes from pixeldrain.
This way we can minimize dead links, and you won't have to tell your friends to 'hurry and download this before it expires'.
When viewing a file on pixeldrain it has to go through the file viewer. Files which have three times more downloads than views will be rate limited. This happens when downloaders use external downloading tools to download the file instead of a web browser.
This means that the downloader will be asked to fill in a captcha before they can download the file. When the file / download ratio drops below 3x again the captcha will be removed and direct downloads become possible again.
If you need direct linking you can upgrade to the Premium plan. Bandwidth will be billed per terabyte.