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Digital Pigeon

Send Large 2GB Files


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Published 05/24/2011 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Digital Pigeon provides users with an elegant, effective way to send large files over the internet. The application can handle files as large as 2 GBs. The user is also given access to a number of convenient features such as the ability to send one file to multiple users at once. The user can also send multiple files at once, personalize the file pick up page or email and receive notifications to verify that the files were successfully received. The application works much like email. The user only has to enter in the recipient’s information and a short summary of the files being sent. The user is also able to set an expiration date for the files, password protect files and preview the notification email. Files are sent securely through Digital Pigeon’s encrypted network. The user can log in to their account to forward existing files to additional recipients, view the file pick up page, manually delete files from their account, customize account page colors, add a logo and upload a new background image.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Digital Pigeon was founded in February of 2011. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the Digital Pigeon team includes Dan Washusen, Gus Johnston and Stu Clayton. The application was intended to provide users with a better large file transfer solution. Today, Digital Pigeon is still growing in popularity and offers users a variety of convenient features.

What are the differences to other apps?

File sharing is by far not a new concept. However Digital Pigeon manages to incorporate many helpful extras into its service. Users can send multiple files or send files to multiple recipients. The application also allows for a high level of customization with user uploaded backgrounds, logos, color schemes and more.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The Digital Pigeon website offers users one of the more visually appealing file sharing website designs. The homepage features a deep blue background complete with enchanting clouds. A pigeon sits along the lower, left h and side, constructed out of small color cubes. The pigeon has a charming quality that really sets the site apart. Between the aesthetic elements and clean layout, Digital Pigeon promises users an overall positive experience.

How does the registration process work?

A new user can register for Digital Pigeon by clicking the “Try It” link in the homepage header or the “Try It” button found along the left hand side of the homepage. The registration form is kept short, asking for a name, email address and password. A note included along the right side of the form advises the user that by submitting their information, they are agreeing to the Digital Pigeon terms of service.

What does it cost to use the application?

Digital Pigeon is currently available to all users for free. There is no premium paid membership option or other cost associated with using Digital Pigeon. It is important to note that the application is currently in a beta status. There may be features added later on that require a fee to access. The site could incorporate a subscription fee as well. For now, the website does not indicate that a premium membership will be included.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Digital Pigeon is a great tool for anyone who needs to send files online. The application can manage files up to 2 GB and offers users a number of valuable features that might be appealing to professionals as well as individuals. Digital Pigeon is also a better choice for users who prefer to avoid advertisements and other annoyances when sharing files.

  • Share files online
  • Send multiple files at one time
  • Send files to multiple contacts
  • Customize the appearance of your account
  • Edit the file confirmation message


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