Filepicker sponsors McHacks this weekendRead More

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McHacks is a hackathon in Montreal, QC, Canada at the William-Shatner building at McGill University’s downtown campus. Everyone at the hackathon gets one month free of Filepicker! You should receive the promo code in your introductory package. The team that has the best implementation of Filepicker will win one year free of the Grow plan, […]

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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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Cityloque: The City Blogging Platform Built With FilepickerRead More

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Newly launched London-based Cityloque.com is looking sharp. Co-founded by CEO Anna Halsall, and CTO Ivan Brewis, they feel that the city blogging space isn’t well served—and that’s the space they’re going for. The duo designed a fantastic looking platform, for bloggers to share their city posts and the world to easily find them – all […]

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Filepicker Helps WeMontage Convert Users To Paid CustomersRead More

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WeMontage is the world’s only website that will let you take your pictures and images and turn them into a large collage printed on removable wallpaper. They use a high-tack removable adhesive that will adhere and re-adhere to both textured and non-textured surfaces without damaging walls. It won’t tear or stick to itself during installation, and […]

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Filepicker adds PDF to PNG conversionRead More

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Last week we released a new type of conversion. You can now convert PDF’s that your users upload to PNG’s. It works just like any other image conversion. When you run the function, it will convert the first page of the PDF to a PNG. Example: https://www.filestack.com/api/file/3S6sYpypQ76We2aue67x/convert You can also specify which page of the […]

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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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Codementor Provides Expert 1-to-1 Support With The Help Of FilepickerRead More

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Founded only a year ago by Weiting Liu, Codementor now has a team of half a dozen people. Codementor is a live 1-to-1 help marketplace that makes it easy for developers across all levels of expertise to connect with experts via screen-sharing, videos and chat. Industry Software Development, Expert Mentoring Location Mountain View, California Filepicker […]

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Code learning resourcesRead More

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In today’s technology-driven society, the ability to code is a high-value skill that opens up job opportunities and offers unique ways to make an impact on the world. If you’re interested in learning to code or helping your kids learn this vital skill, you may find the following resources helpful. Code Academy Code Academy is […]

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Our Fave Code Editor: viRead More

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From vi To Emacs, It’s All About Your Philosophy Based on our experience, we haven’t found a huge difference between Emacs and vi code editors. We’ve switched between Emacs and vi a few times, and find that vi is more in sync with our thinking style, because it’s easier and faster to get familiar with. […]

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Exosphere 2014 Mission ReleaseRead More

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Thanks to everyone who came out to Exosphere 2014! It was a great turnout, and good times were had by all. Participants who were in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent were invited by Iron.io, Storm Ventures, Copper.io and Filepicker to attend the shuttle launch. On Wednesday, November 12th, at approximately 18:30 Pacific Standard Time (PST), […]

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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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7 Productivity Tips for StartupsRead More

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Need some inspiration? Here are 7 tips for staying productive while working for a startup: 1. Practice Zero Inbox Try to practice zero inbox. Even though emails may keep piling on, it’s not productive to keep them lingering around. Process emails as quickly as you can. Reply to the ones that need replies. Delegate the […]

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This Should Make You Happy: Filepicker Announces Webhooks BetaRead More

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When we created Filepicker, we made it simpler for apps, services and devices to work together. Instead of implementing APIs from every possible cloud storage environment, the Filepicker API grabbed content updates from almost anywhere. Still, getting all of those user updates was resource-intensive. Because apps had to poll for changes, many companies had to […]

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Apps we use to run our StartupRead More

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We were inspired by the share as image blog that noted Filepicker as one of the apps they use to run their startup. So, just as they said, we aren’t getting anything for sharing. This is just what apps we love! Stripe If you’re running a SaaS, Stripe is pretty much a must have. It […]

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Filepicker at API WorldRead More

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Last week was a busy one for Filepicker! We got the team together from Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Europe. DataWeek + API World 2014 Conference & Expo is San Francisco’s largest Data + API conference of 2014 – with 100+ talks and interact with 200+ new data & API technologies. If you had a […]

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Customer Showcase: Videolean integrates Filepicker and saves time!Read More

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Here at Filepicker we are constantly impressed how our customers are using our app. This week we wanted to share how Videolean is using Filepicker to enhance their app for their users. About Videolean Videolean is helping small business owners to grow their business with the most powerful marketing tool nowadays: videos. Entrepreneurs want videos […]

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thedatabank Integrates Filepicker Into CRMRead More

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Remote Storage and Cloud-Based Uploads A Perfect Fit Recently, thedatabank integrated Filepicker into their nonprofit CRM software. We spoke to Sue Ponsford, Director of Technical and Client Services and William Naylor, Data Migration Specialist at thedatabank to find out why they chose Filepicker. First, Here’s Some Background On The Data Bank Sue Ponsford Director of […]

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iOS Filepicker 3.0.3 UpdatesRead More

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Several updates were recently made to the iOS Filepicker library, so we thought we’d go over a few of the important changes we’ve made. 90% of these changes were based on issues reported by GitHub users. Thanks to everyone for your support and for helping us build a better Filepicker! Benefits Of Using Filepicker vs. […]

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Filepicker To Add Multi-Language SupportRead More

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Filepicker is used in many countries around the world, and we want to support our international users by enabling multi-language support. You will soon be able to integrate Filepicker in the native language of choice. We currently have support for Simplified Chinese and Polish. Spanish and Traditional Chinese are coming at the end of the […]

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Blur And Sharpen Your Uploaded Images Filepicker URL Filters Do Image Conversion For YouRead More

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With Filepicker, the days of editing images in Photoshop are coming to an end. Once you upload images to Filepicker, you can edit that image directly from its URL. Image Conversion Filepicker makes it ease to work with user content by enabling image post-processing. That way, regardless of what type of file a user uploads […]

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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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