Updated: 08/03/2018 by Computer Hope

UploadSometimes abbreviated as UL or U/L, upload is a term used to describe the process of transferring (sending) a file to another computer through a modem or network. Below are a few examples of how a file may be uploaded to another computer.

Examples of an Uploaded file

  • Over a network, if you are connected to a network you can upload a file to another computer or share using file sharing.
  • Over FTP, Telnet, or SSH - If you want to share something on the Internet, or have a personal web page, you would upload the files to a computer or server connected to the Internet. FTP is the most common method of uploading files.

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