MonsterFile - Quick start guide

Logging In To MonsterFile for the First Time

After installing MonsterFile you will be redirected to the login page. You can login here using the username and the password you selected during installation.

MonsterFile Login

Tip: When you register your eMail address with gravatar.com the image associated with your registered eMail address will displayed in the login form.

Upload a file

It's easy to add files to MonsterFile.

  1. Sign in to MonsterFile (if you haven't already)
  2. Click the Upload File button from the very top of the window
    MonsterFile Upload File
  3. A window will appear. Click the Choose File button and then select the file on your computer that you'd like to add to MonsterFile.
  4. Then click the Upload button

Tip: The file will uploaded to the selected folder.

Download a file

  1. Sign in to MonsterFile (if you haven't already)
  2. Click on the file name or icon to go the the file's page
  3. Press Download from the right button bar
    MonsterFile Download File

Delete a file

  1. Sign in to MonsterFile (if you haven't already)
  2. Click on the file name or icon to go to the file's page
  3. Press Delete from the right button bar
    MonsterFile Delete File

Link a file

You can share files with anyone, even non-MonsterFile users, by getting a link to any file. Once you get the link, you can send it by email, Facebook, Twitter, instant message, social networks, wherever you want. These links can be accessed by anyone, even without a MonsterFile account.

  1. Sign in to MonsterFile (if you haven't already)
  2. Click on the file name or icon to go the the file's page
  3. Press Link from the right button bar
    MonsterFile Link File
  4. You will be redirected to a preview window. Copy the link from your browser's address field to paste it in your email, instant message, etc. This preview page is also what others will see when they use your link.
    MonsterFile Link

Tip: You can remove a link by clicking the Link button again and select Remove link.

Create a folder

  1. Sign in to MonsterFile (if you haven't already)
  2. Click the Create Folder button from the very top of the window
  3. A window will appear. Name your folder and then click the Create button

Delete a folder

  1. Sign in to MonsterFile (if you haven't already)
  2. Click on the delete icon to the right in the folder row
    MonsterFile Delete Folder
  3. Confirm the deletion

Create User

If you are an Administrator, you can add users and set their permissions. You can set permissions for uploading, deleting, downloading and linking files.

  1. Sign in to MonsterFile (if you haven't already)
  2. Click the button with your name from the very top of the window and select the Users button
    MonsterFile User Settings
  3. Now click on the New User button
    MonsterFile User Button
  4. Fill the form with the user credentials and select if the user should be an admin or an normal user