Why does FileTram provide its services for free?

derrekrose March 10, 2011
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FileTram gives an opportunity to download files at file sharing services for free whereas the same option on the same file hosting is fee?

  1. Mcgee1724
    March 16, 2011 at 5:20 pm

    I'm not perfectly sure whether FileTram is safe and legitimate, however the service might be open-source which is becoming more common as free-lance software developers create free-to-use software and resources for anyone, which allows them to show-off their computer skills and develop on the world wide web's community.

    • iris
      November 20, 2011 at 11:48 am

      Ther is nothing free about it that i can see.  Just try and download a movie.  The first thing that comes up is the price

      • Tina
        November 20, 2011 at 2:35 pm

        Looks like they changed a lot over the past months since this question was asked and first answered.

        • Suor
          January 14, 2012 at 6:01 pm

          Actually, it works the same as other file sharing sites. They will offer direct downloads if you buy premium. Free users will have download limitations. 

  2. Tina
    March 10, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    Derrek,

    they certainly do it to get more traffic themselves. I guess they are building the brand name. And questions like yours will promote this. Maybe you should ask FileTram directly. ;)

    The actual question is how they do it. They have no advertising, but according to their contacts they do have a sales team. And I have to note that the site looks a lot like Google.