Pushbullet’s Portal file transfer app comes to iOS

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Pushbullet has announced the  release of Portal for iOS, bringing it’s dedicated file transfer app to iOS users. While Pushbullet lets you transfer files between your computer and phone, Portal is dedicated to this task, acting like a third-party version of AirDrop.

Portal enables you to transfer many files or very large files in a snap, but requires that your phone and computer are on the same WiFi network.

Pushbullet doesn’t need your devices to be on the same network, but this means it doesn’t handle very large files or many files as well as Portal can. Both are great for quick small file transfers though!

Portal works by sending the files over your WiFi network. This means you can transfer files extremely quickly, and that they don’t count against your data plan.

 

Portal Benefits:

  • No file size limits
  • Transfer as many files as you want
  • Transfer entire folders at once
  • No inbox clutter
  • Files are organized in the same way as you transferred them (including entire folders)
  • Files are browseable just like on a computer
  • Pictures are put into your Gallery automatically

After transferring files with Portal, Portal makes it easy to open or share those files with your other apps.

This is what makes Portal so helpful. Use your files in other apps via:

  • Share extensions
  • “Open in…”
  • Access them from apps with file pickers like Pages

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Version: 1.0
Updated: August 26, 2015
Category: Productivity
Price: Free
Requirements: iOS 8.1 +
Developer: Pushbullet
Installs: Unknown

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