XL Share Board 1.1.3.191

XL Share Board 1.1.3.191

Reviewed by Pete Daniel

"Share your clipboard across your network."

Overview

XL Share Board is a program to enable the sharing of both clipboard information and files across a local area network (LAN).

Textual information and images can be shared using the drag and drop interface that comes as part of the XL Share Board software interface. The clipboard can be shared between users who turns the local Windows clipboard into a LAN-ready sharing tool which is very cool. Any files and folders stored locally can also be shared across a network.

Sometimes we email ourselves photos or files that we wish to gain access to on another device. XL Share Board can provide a way to do this without all the messing around of opening up the web mail, adding the file as an attachment, sending it, then hopping on to the other PC, signing into the email, accessing the new email, and finally opening the attachment. Imagine doing this a few times and you begin to see the benefit of being able to more easily share files across a network whether at home or in an office environment.

There are versions of XL Share Board for both Windows and Mac operating systems which also makes it easier to transfer files between platforms and not only computers on the same platform.

Maintains a history of all files and images shared to different users.

Communication can also be encrypted to ensure that it is not intercept within the network should the network has a silent intruder.

Installation

The installation procedure completed normally. There were no malicious programs offered or installation during the setup process. A web page was opened post-installation with the product offer as it runs initially on a 30 day trial basis with a premium offer after that period.

For the Windows operating system, the XL Share Board requires Windows 2008, 7, Vista, XP or 2000. A Mac computer requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later is required.

Interface

The interface includes menu options for key features. There are also large and colorful toolbar buttons for Monitor, Refresh, Add text, Add file and Add folder.

Clicking the buttons like Add file, Add text or Add folder will bring up the dialog window to navigate on the hard drive to where the files, text or folder are presently located.

Pros

  • Share files, folders and text between users on the same network
  • Encrypt the data being transferred across the network
  • Remove the need to share in the cloud or email documents to each other
  • Maintains a history of all actions
  • Drag and drop interface
  • Create groups that can share between the people within the group
  • Cross-platform for Windows and Mac
  • 30 days trial version. Per user licensing, single and multi-platform licensing options too.

Cons

None.

Conclusion

XL Share Board is an excellent cross-platform solution to the problem of how to easily share more than a handful of files within a local area network without needing to use the cloud, email or mobile app to send between users.

Requirements: Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008 or macOS.

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested XL Share Board on 25 Mar 2018 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • McAfee:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
XL Share Board Antivirus Report
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