Filestack OCR for invoices

Use OCR To Organize InvoicesRead More

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Your business solves a problem for your users, but this journey is so much more than the product itself. Support handles any customer concerns, marketing acts as a guide for the product itself, and the list goes on and on. What is often overlooked is the utilization and coordination of tools for every department. There […]

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Filestack & GDPR

Adapting to GDPRRead More

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GDPR became effective last month, causing changes to businesses worldwide while making it one of the most critical events of 2018. At its core, GDPR enforces strict guidelines covering how companies process data while making users more knowledgeable of their privacy rights. In the previous blog post we explained what steps we have taken to […]

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Filestack & GDPR

Filestack’s Commitment to GDPRRead More

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In April 2016, European Parliament and European Council adopted legislation known as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). It replaces European Privacy Directive 95/46/EC. GDPR is a new comprehensive law that strengthens the protection of “personal data” and the rights of the individual. It regulates the processing of personal data about subjects in the EU including […]

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Using Sagemaker

Using Amazon Sagemaker for Scalable Machine Learning TrainingRead More

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Not long ago, Amazon unveiled Sagemaker, their machine learning training and deployment infrastructure. To understand why it might be useful, its worth considering the current difficulties of scaling out machine learning services to the cloud. The wild successes of deep learning have increased its demand and taught people to demand its accuracy, which is not easy […]

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A visual representation of how Detectron works

Evaluating Detectron, Facebook’s Object Detection PlatformRead More

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A few weeks ago, Facebook open-sourced its platform for object detection research, which they are calling Detectron. Object detection, wherein a machine learning algorithm detects the coordinates of objects in images, remains an ongoing challenge. To find algorithms that provide both sufficient speed and high accuracy is far from a solved problem. Detectron’s ostensible purpose […]

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Filestack Surpasses 100,000 Applications! 🎉Read More

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Earlier this week, Filestack surpassed 100,000 applications! As we continue to develop our product and grow our community, we cannot thank YOU enough for fueling Filestack’s success. We are able to grow thanks to constant requests and genuine feedback. filepicker_production=> select count(*) from apps; count ——– 100001 (1 row) We’re Proud of Every Single App Filestack’s […]

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Filestack Launches File Picker V3Read More

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Now with a minimalistic design, in-app image transformations, and faster file uploading API.  Today, we are proud to launch the newest version of our File Picker.  The result of months of user research and beta testing, the File Picker V3, a more powerful uploading API and new features to create the ultimate file uploading experience for […]

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Filestack Users are Not Susceptible To ImageMagick VulnerabilitiesRead More

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On May 3rd, 2016, security researcher Stewie with assistance from Nikolay Ermishkin disclosed a vulnerability in ImageMagick which could be used to allow remote execution of code. This vulnerability has left millions of websites vulnerable to hackers, as hackers can upload malicious files through any file uploader, and then execute commands to take over the system. For example, […]

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Google Announces: “Moving on from Picasa”Read More

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Google announced today that “after much thought and consideration” they are retiring Picasa to focus on building “amazing experiences and features” around their Google Photos services. Picasa users will continue to have access to their photos for the foreseeable future. Google will cease supporting Picasa’s desktop application on March 15, 2016. Other changes to Picasa […]

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Totally revamped Filepicker dialog!Read More

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We’re excited to announce a brand new version of our dialog! Dialog version 2 comes with many new features and lots of improvements. Working on the new version we focused on better user experience and speed. That’s why we have implemented client side image compression, background upload and a new responsive design.  All new dialog features are available with […]

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Google launches Nearline with Filestack as a launch partnerRead More

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This morning, Google Cloud Platform launched Nearline, a cold data storage offering. Filestack is proud to be a launch partner, with the likes of Actifio, Symantec, Iron Mountain, and more. What is Google Cloud Storage Nearline? Nearline is a cold storage offering that is highly available with affordable pricing. While typical cold storage only provides […]

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CloudApp and FilepickerRead More

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Filepicker is proud to announce a new partner integration – CloudApp! Filepicker’s killer feature is enabling developers to allow file uploads from wherever users store their data. CloudApp is the definitive app for quickly and easily sharing files and screenshots. This makes the integration such a powerful one. Now that CloudApp is a source, any […]

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Filepicker in 1751 citiesRead More

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Recently we were digging through Intercom, and we stumbled upon this cool new page: a share map of all the users we have! It shows that we have customers in 1751 cities, in 122 countries. We’re really proud to work with our customers who have brought us on this journey. Cheers! From the Filepicker Team

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Filepicker year in reviewRead More

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As we approach the end of the year, it’s important to look back and review everything you’ve done. When we look back and see all the improvements made to Filepicker it’s quite a long list! We made lots of customer and user facing improvements, but we have also made significant infrastructure improvements to keep up […]

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Filepicker acquires OneTimeBoxRead More

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Filepicker is excited to announce the acquisition of OneTimeBox. OneTimeBox allows people to quickly and easily share files without the hassle of making accounts and experiencing lengthy wait times. Its incredible simplicity and strong execution align well Filepicker’s vision. OneTimeBox was built by Oliver Song at HackMIT. Over the past year, it has steadily grown to […]

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Meet the New Filepicker TeamRead More

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Over the past 2 years Filepicker has matured from a dorm-room idea to help developers like us deal with the pain of uploads, to a YCombinator graduate and a thriving community of over 30,000 live Filepickers that have uploaded over 100 millions files! You’ve seen us build out our partner integrations and ecosystem—removing the technical […]

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The safest way to allow file uploads on your siteRead More

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Yesterday Detectify published a blog post explaining the pitfalls of allowing file uploads on your site. There are many kinds of attacks that a malicious user could target through your file upload system. In the particular attack, they show you how to use flash to upload a bogus file which can then execute arbitrary code using […]

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Darko to pick files at Filepicker.ioRead More

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Hi all, Monday the 1st I joined Filepicker.io to work on User Acquisition and Product Management and I am pumped! Prior to this role, I worked as a Product Manager of Shopping and Merchandising at Nook (the e-reader owned by B&N) in Palo Alto, Product Manager of League of Legends Shop at Riot Games in […]

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Coderbits (portfolio builder for developers) integrates Filepicker.ioRead More

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About Coderbits Coderbits is site that lets you share (and show off) what you know. By linking data from sites such as: Github, Codecademy, Dribbble, Coderwall, Forrst, you can have a complete and up-to-date profile of what you’re learning, what kind of time and energy you’re expending into your craft. Coderbits value proposition is extremely […]

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