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Old September 30th, 2012, 08:20 AM   #54 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by spypher View Post
No one has mentioned this yet...

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.funkyfresh.samba&hl=en

It's a great implementation of a SAMBA server... I got it up and running in no time...

It's got AP whitelists so that you only have shares on access points you choose

It uses every bit of wifi bandwidth it can, so it's fast for anything other than huge media files

It doesn't require any extra software on your computer (macs and windows support SMB shares out of the box)

You can Map Network Drive on your computer and access your phone files from a drive letter

You can open files on your phone in any windows program directly... just like it was a local disk...
Thanks. I tried the Samba Filesharing app and did a benchmark test copying a folder of 336 MB. It took slightly longer than Directory Opus in combination with File Expert run in FTP mode.
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