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Collect: Save and share ideas
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Collect by WeTransfer is the best way to capture, combine and collaborate on ideas. Save content from all of your apps in one place. – Save photos, links, songs, videos, documents and anything else you can think of. – Stay in your flow and save stuff from your phone for later with just a couple of clicks. – Organize your content onto beautiful boards, perfect for visual thinkers. – Invite anyone to add to your boards with no sign-up or log-in required. Share the link through email, Slack, WhatsApp and other channels straight from the app. Whether you're planning your next trip, collecting references for a mood-board or sketching out your future business, bring it together in one place with Collect. About Us WeTransfer makes beautifully obvious tools that bring ideas to life. Founded in 2009 as a simple, well-designed file sharing service for the creative community, WeTransfer has grown into a set of products for different parts of the creative process. These include storytelling platform WePresent, quick slide-making tool Paste, immersive sketching app Paper, our collect app and the WeTransfer.com platform, where 42 million people send one billion files every month.
How I rate WeTransfer
by mcsampery on 2019/05/24 21:01
I hate the new “upgrade”. It’s a downgrade. How is the change any better??! Firstly, I want to know to whom I’ve just sent my video. What their address was, so I can confirm that I even spelled their address correctly. Sometimes I misspell but don’t realize it, yet wonder why I hadn’t heard back from said addressee. Secondly, I want a confirmation that it went through without a problem, or o have to wonder. And I want that confirmation sent immediately to my email. At the VERY least, it should say “SENT!” Thirdly, I want confirmation that it was received by the party to whom I’ve sent it. How about a confirmation too, once it’s actually been viewed? There’s too much uncertainty and worry with this new “upgrade”. It’s like I never know what’s happening with my videos. I just figure they’re out there floating in limbo somewhere while I worry that I’m missing out on another acting job. BTW, how in the heck do I delete all of my old video auditions from my past WeTransfer “boards” I e shared??? So sad.......what DID you do and who decided these changes were enhancements..... 🤮😠
Please change the app so its like the online version
by GabriellaAK on 2019/05/24 17:37
My app is constantly crashing. I open it and it kicks me right off. When I share photos 2/3 of the time the person says the link doesn’t work. They tell me they get a note saying “there is nothing in this board”. There is most definitely something in the board the app just doesn’t work. Also, I really dislike this board thing. I don’t like Pinterest and that is not what we transfer it for. I just want to send people files! Response to developer: I sent a message to support the same day I wrote this review. They told me to not close the app until all the photos were completely downloaded....The app takes way to long to download anything. I have literally never seen it say your board it 100% downloaded. It’s always stuck at about 11%.
Never ending upload
by shakiradima on 2019/05/23 18:22
It takes too long for share or upload pics or videos in a board.
Happy
by Lucasslemos1898 on 2019/05/23 17:18
Excellent app
We transfer
by Ceehundoe on 2019/05/21 16:31
It need work the upload is slow, sending video don’t show the app is trash.
Expired files
by natlyn64 on 2019/05/21 02:07
Very inconvenient. Rafting was the best part of the trip and we have no pictures of the experience ☹️ Atlnatlyn
OMG
by ncmother on 2019/05/20 19:04
I only use this because my marketing manager likes me to send my videos this way so she can edit. I have trouble emailing the videos.
Poop
by muraayyyy on 2019/05/17 23:43
Way too hard to understand I cannot view my images
I can't use anything
by ashers528 on 2019/05/16 04:38
Says "can't preview item on this device". Come on.. Get in the game already
Stunning
by zolripper on 2019/05/15 07:23
Awesome
Waste of time
by B. Ivan Broomer on 2019/05/15 04:45
B Broomer
Wow love this !!!!!!
by Will z 314 on 2019/05/14 12:25
Wow!!!!!! So love this !!!
Thank you
by Yosef Rodel on 2019/05/10 07:29
Appreciate this platform. Super helpful to share and spread a message of honesty truth and understanding
Did not work. Open app and it said it can’t open this type of file.
by TenaciousDmit on 2019/05/10 04:48
Tried 3 times and still can’t view my photos
We transfer
by NancyPelosiClap on 2019/05/10 00:46
It was easy to use it to transfer from the desktop but now from my I SxMax 10 it asked for my Apple ID number and I still am not able to send a video to my prof
Does not work
by Jactressk on 2019/05/10 00:45
I inputted my file, asked it to generate a link, and Each time I got the link, the recipient said the link was empty. I’m not extremely tech savvy, but I’m not an idiot either. I found this app useless and will be immediately deleting it after I leave this review.
Love this App
by Wheatieo on 2019/05/09 18:07
I was looking somewhere to save my favorite steaming movies and shows so I could share with others. I tried typing them in Excel and on Notes but that took to much time and effort. With this app I can go to IMDP rate my show and then I can add it to a board in We collect. Sooo awesome!!!
Check your spelling
by chrisphre$h on 2019/05/08 22:56
Recognize* ;)
Upload stops every time
by poetmessianic on 2019/05/08 19:48
Is it me, or does anyone else experience a drop in the upload process? Every time I try to upload files on this app, it uploads to a certain percentage and then it freezes. The upload just stops. I thought maybe it’s my phone. So I got another phone recently and the same thing happens. Been going on since the first time I remember downloading the app. Has the potential to be a great app. Fix this with an update and I’ll put a 5 star review.
Keeps crashing update!
by Blahhhjhhhhhhhhh on 2019/05/07 17:05
Update!
Excellent app
by Smooth Ent on 2019/05/05 14:42
Very nice at the store files download and listen to
Need to download but that ain't happenin'
by ItsMeCurli on 2019/05/04 18:35
This sounded like a good idea when it was developed I am sure. I am sure this Collect page is supposed to be a version of Instagram, but what I need from this app is the ability to download videos separately to my devices. You can't! Spent hours messing around with this thing and I can download the links to the videos, but not the videos themselves. Fix it!
Cannot store videos to iPhone
by gsncln on 2019/05/03 22:38
Unable to move video from your app to my photo/video section
Frustrated
by Paula Champion on 2019/05/03 01:36
I put he app on my device and it never uploaded the file and NOW it won’t get off of my phone. I have taken the app off of my home screen but the App Store still says it’s on my phone. HELP
No longer functions
by ddaniels316 on 2019/05/01 20:36
I had been a user for a while. Now I get a link and cannot get it to download in the app. All I can do is save the link in the wecollect app. What good is that once the link goes down. iOS user.
Bad app
by cant download pix on 2019/05/01 04:25
So difficult to transfer to phone or computer!
Fair
by Peterson51 on 2019/04/30 13:24
Shuts off occasionally and I can’t retrieve pictures when I need.
Xxxx
by dont tel me is taken on 2019/04/30 11:34
I subscribed to we transfer plus but it took me more than 6 hours to send a simple file and I got customer a day after. I want to cancel my subscription and I want my money back
AWFUL!
by Martin_squared on 2019/04/27 21:23
Ease of use 0 - I can’t give negative numbers! Actual functionality is 0 - uploaded 3 small .avi’s of less than 1.00mb and only 1 showed up, audio only showed up on the other 2 sent from my iPhoneX on the iOS app! Go figure!! Absolute crap ... not worth the headache it caused.
No
by MIXXMASTA on 2019/04/26 10:51
Does. Or work even after update just keeps stating importing
Trash
by Bre Willy on 2019/04/26 06:54
This app is trash. My friend sent me footage so I downloaded the app. The app wouldn’t allow me to watch the videos and it continuously restarts the downloading process. If you click out of the app it doesn’t save anything to your board so you have to start the downloading process all over again. I suppose I have to use my laptop when I get a chance. Total waste of space.
Not intuitive
by Eye to Eye Pro on 2019/04/24 20:24
Still trying to figure it out. Should be the same as a desktop.
Always closes
by Hayjuv on 2019/04/23 17:39
My friend sent me pictures so had no choice but up get app. Super annoyed that it takes forever to load and still now some pics are still loading. And to top it off when I open it, majority of the time app closes on me. I have to do it several times to stay open. I’m trying to save all pics in my phone in case I loose them in the app.
Can’t find download or partial downloads
by AMJBPhilly on 2019/04/22 21:15
Waste of time using this
Valli
by doriflower on 2019/04/21 17:39
Deleted all the pictures, even though the app was opened. Not cool at all
Great App.
by Collingsc10 on 2019/04/20 01:40
Perfect for project sharing.
Best app
by cheman13 on 2019/04/18 21:54
I love it
So bad
by Ghhjjbgg on 2019/04/18 16:20
The pictures wont load so I can’t see them... ai’ve tried for hours... to bad
Cool app
by ClarityIsJustSoHip l! on 2019/04/17 19:58
Really amazing and helpful
Annoying
by tnmonkeykuwait on 2019/04/16 06:17
Boards NEVER save onto the app when receiving. To open a file, I must have access to a laptop. It makes the app pointless and just frustrating.
Good app
by MrMcloven21 on 2019/04/15 03:33
Great app love using it
Too complicated
by Mbcoach37 on 2019/04/12 08:31
Too complicated. My friends never found my video.
Read
by shusjss on 2019/04/12 07:37
This app is way better on the website this app is confusing and I can’t send files and download files but from the website I could send download files from each other. So I would definitely recommend the website. Because this is like their are trying to copy a social media style.
This app is fabulous!!
by Distractedbyart on 2019/04/11 16:01
Never has sharing images (raw, even!) been so quick and easy! Download it immediately!!
Wish I could rate it zero stars
by Tommysize on 2019/04/11 04:58
What a pointless app. Wish it was like the old wetransfer app that performed the same purpose as wetransfer.com.
DAYAMI PADRON ,
by Dayami Padron on 2019/04/08 21:12
The best service
Stuck
by Cherry Kachru on 2019/04/08 14:55
Download stuck at 99%
Help
by Bayou oak on 2019/04/07 13:57
I had to get a new phone. None of my boards transferred to the new phone on this app.
CMONNNNN I NEEDA DROP MY SONGS
by Jayy escobar on 2019/04/06 12:14
How do u upload to soundcloud dummy’s ?
Good App
by Cree8tive1 on 2019/04/05 11:58
My only regret is your app makes me tap each individual photo or video to upload to your app. That’s a laborious process when you’re uploading hundreds of photos at a time.
Great app
by Sweapalot on 2019/04/05 01:52
This is a valuable. I have customers in Australia vendors in the UK in the Netherlands and now I have a valuable add to share files
Not sure how this app works
by Unkle G. on 2019/04/05 01:31
I had some photos sent to me to this app , which is new to me, but I can’t access any images. Your instructions on how to use the app ave vague.
Can’t print out
by EGKBuzz on 2019/04/04 17:57
Someone sent me my entire teams photos. Six different boards later I still can’t send this to CVS to print out the pictures. I don’t want to save them on my computer because there’s no room. Downloaded to my phone seven times but can’t find them except in the wecollect thing which does not allow printing! Can’t share the link to CVS.
Trouble downloading
by wowhugoboom on 2019/04/03 13:19
I don’t know what’s happening but I’m not happy
Deleted after wasting my time.
by DonJanuary on 2019/04/01 19:32
Pretty much what every other negative review says. Just wanted to keep it simple and save a file. I deleted this app after one use. I use wetransfer regularly on my desktop and that is all I need. KISS
We Collect
by Q'7 on 2019/04/01 19:26
I think is FABULOUS!
Download on smartphone not working
by jourman on 2019/04/01 02:38
Not able to download via smartphone
Very satisfied
by GiovaniCacciatore on 2019/03/30 05:54
Easy - Fast - Reliable
Filet
by Queeny59 on 2019/03/29 01:36
I can’t hear the sound to review a video my son sent me.
Awful.
by Andyman826 on 2019/03/23 02:21
When I tried to send a link to my friends, all it comes to for everyone. I mean EVERYONE I send it to, is a blank page. Just a blank page. The boards are uploaded and everything, but they just won’t send properly, no matter what.
Very unstable app
by stiles-2 on 2019/03/22 21:02
Must have taken be at least twice the to review my images because the app kept quitting and going back to the home screen.
Great
by Mrmajidov on 2019/03/22 16:15
Amazing app
Transfer Photos
by Cobertos on 2019/03/21 18:35
Excelent , quick, perfect
Super
by estela V 2@" on 2019/03/21 14:13
This is the easiest app to learn
Best app for transferring files and video
by Wingnutuk on 2019/03/21 03:22
Awesome app, the only one I go to to transfer any files and video, only thing that works reliably
Do NOT use
by DrTran! on 2019/03/18 20:54
Would be better if there was an option to create an account, so that I can access my saved items from any device! Updated: This app is terrible! I accidentally deleted the app from my iPad and lost ALL of my boards and saved items after reinstalling it. There seems to be NO WAY to recover the data. Will be switching back to Pinterest.
Not impressed.
by PascaleLee on 2019/03/18 13:29
Only able to view photos for a quick moment. Now they’re gone.
Can’t open files
by poppieseed on 2019/03/17 13:03
I downloaded this app because it is supposed to work with Apple products on the phone and computer. It didn’t open the music files in the app that was transferred from another user to me. It is working for them and all I was supposed to do was transfer the file to the Mac version of the app. Does not work at all. I keep getting a message that it cannot work on my device. If the app can’t open files in the app on my phone, what good is having the Mac version of the app? Oh well, very disappointed. :(
Horrible
by MoniqueRebelle on 2019/03/17 02:03
What is this nonsense for???? I am paying $12 a month to be able to get my images on my phone and on my computer. I don’t want any more crap! Refund me the money I spent because I can’t even download pictures a friend sent me. This is a horrible app.
Nope
by mailormoon on 2019/03/15 00:20
Won’t even download just wasting data
iPad app
by rajm9 on 2019/03/14 20:23
Why is it in windowed mode looking like apps meant for iphone. That issue was solved by most apps 4 years ago.Don't be so lazy that's the sign of a failing company
Too complicated.
by 0000Á0 on 2019/03/14 19:14
I’m not supposed to be able to send things using the app? How? How can I send an audio file? Wow!
Super
by paulpmcmahon on 2019/03/13 23:47
Really all the great share features you could want. The only thing is you can’t open URL schemes and the app does not promote it’s own.
Don’t like your app.
by AZdesertrep on 2019/03/13 15:59
Find it hard to use. I find a competitors app much easier
Mala Varbusova
by malavarbusova on 2019/03/13 10:06
👍👍👍👍👍
Apps
by app to share on 2019/03/11 23:43
Please create a way to share photos from instagram.
Transmitting multiple images from iOS
by ThinkFrink on 2019/03/08 22:52
Collect by WeTransfer is terrific solution. I much prefer sending and receiving WeTransfer as compared to other file transfer protocols.
Awesome
by stu licious on 2019/03/08 21:53
Works perfectly
Wetransfer Collect
by ArtistEducator on 2019/03/08 13:34
I absolutely love it. So much easier and faster to send files. The only issue is the expiration dates for links. And phone devices should be sync with laptop so if Phone is lost, wetransfer collect can still be used.
Outstanding!!!
by HuMansta on 2019/03/07 13:17
If you work remotely or local and need a share directory that’s easy to upload and share...this is it!!
Slow as helllll
by allscience on 2019/03/05 12:28
I tried downloading a video that was sent to me by a friend for 4 hours TWICE. I had to wait 4 hours on both attempts for it to download and then all of the sudden it says “download failed”. Worst app ever. Wasted my time for nothing.
More features
by ptdeleve on 2019/03/05 04:07
Love the quality and user friendliness. It would Be even better if we could have the skip forward or back, and playback speed buttons.
Great App
by Karate Jutsu on 2019/03/04 03:17
Great keeps my downloads nice an organized!
Confusion
by EAMNYLLC on 2019/03/03 12:31
I doubt many will venture into the settings portion of the app to discover the WeTransfer function is still available (at the very bottom), and more needful. Sort of like a burial.
Needs to be able to receive files to the app.
by Jon Cracroft on 2019/03/03 03:41
In addition to being able to run in the background, the app need to be able to receive transfer files. Currently all I can do is send files using the app. I can’t easily find a folder I just uploaded from my computer (from the same account). I’d like to be able to see the same activity on my mobile device and my computer.
It is NOT the same as the website
by zDOC on 2019/03/01 20:57
Please note if you are planning to use this app like the online version. Stop! It has none of the same features.
Cannot edit misspelled email addresses or file titles
by Elocinstole on 2019/03/01 16:56
Typos happen A LOT - including autocorrect induced typos. Allow things to be editable. Functionality is off
Nice app but not good functionally
by Ram.s87 on 2019/02/28 03:25
I really like the app’s layouts & features. The ability to save any types of documents and links is very helpful. Recently I had a we transfer download link of photos for 2gb and the download got stuck @90% with no option to resume download (I was unable to save the 90% downloaded photos either) this wasting my two days worth of mobile data. It is such an annoying thing when downloads get stalled and there is no way to resume a download
HORRIBLE
by gegejxsnsvshs on 2019/02/28 02:42
HORRIBLE
Love the we transfer when using laptop, using app on phone is problematic
by allnamestaken-sonorating on 2019/02/27 23:08
I love the service when used on a laptop or tower. However, the first, second, third, etc times I tried the app on my phone were awful. It’s not intuitive. You’ve got to search and search and get to figure out how to view the file/video that was shared. In only one case was I able to get it to work. Please make the mobile app as wonderful and easy to use as the computer platform!
Constantly crashing
by SaraMalakul on 2019/02/27 03:52
I start scrolling and almost every time the app crashes. Very disappointed
Doesn’t work
by mben67 on 2019/02/26 17:52
Doesn’t seem to work when I try and download a file sent via we transfer
This app not good for iPhone XR
by Young Jah W on 2019/02/23 18:49
This app will not allow me to download my content when i use we transfer. My files have been lost. I want to be able to download photos and videos in an easier way
Not good
by 11111bad app on 2019/02/22 01:54
Not good
When trying to share a board is coming empty
by foxyll on 2019/02/20 21:16
The other side get it empty
Useless
by JohanClicks on 2019/02/20 20:29
Doesn’t tie to my pro account. Waste of time.
New app review
by jbf1070 on 2019/02/20 19:36
The new app has too many steps to upload video. The old app was straightforward. As a video professional I am Very disappointed with the new app.
???
by Sifupr on 2019/02/20 15:24
I don’t see a way to transfer videos here like you do on the desktop version
Awful
by verydisappointed926 on 2019/02/17 00:36
I could not see any of my photos once downloaded.
Useless and overly complicated.
by northpaul on 2018/03/16 03:06
First of all I’d like to say that I use the desktop version often and it is a great service so thank you for that. I just went to the site on my phone to transfer a video and found it saying to get the app. Ok, fine, I thought, everyone has an app so I don’t mind and if there are ads or something that’s ok too. Instead I find something completely different than what I know wetransfer for, presumably trying to start some sort of Pinterest style network to cash in on that style of media sharing. When I want to send photos to clients I am certainly not going to be sending a board because it is not as professional, intuitive and simply not what I want. It was perfect on the website - even the older people I know who are not tech savvy that intel about it can use it and know what they’re doing. This looks like a “feature” that no one asked for. I am not saying I deserve this or you should change it for me - I don’t have any kind of self entitled motivations here but I did want to mention it because I know that a segment of your users will be pushed away from this and I’m afraid that you will try to do this on the website too. I hope you reconsider, or if you really want to make some Pinterest rival that you do it as some other name and keep wetransfer as what we all know and love, which is a simple and effective file transfer service. It is hard to find a reliable service like this so it would be a shame to see it go down this road.
Great app, will be better when boards aren’t mandatory
by WilWonka on 2018/01/31 01:51
This is an edited review. I initially wrote a pretty scathing complaint about how the “board” system they adopted was too convoluted. At that time, I was in a hurry to send a couple of files to someone to prepare for a funeral. So, I wasn’t in the proper state of mind to handle change. I didn’t want to create a board or anything, I just wanted files transferred. It seemed like an overly confusing process. Now, that I’ve cooled down a bit, I can say I still really love the app. The “boards” aren’t really that complicated and I can see their usefulness for many people. I still feel like it’s an unnecessary forced step for someone just wanting to send a quick file. But, it works just fine. However, the developers responded to my 1st review to say that they are working on a way to transfer files without having to create a board. Having both options will definitely increase the usability of this app and my appreciation of it. Also, I apologize to the developers for being so hasty and harsh with my words. Funeral planning is not a good time to write a review
Needs a native ipad app bare minimum
by the beeve on 2019/01/11 12:52
I really wanted to like this app. Ive been searching for a place to put things I want to remember for years, and none of them have stuck. I really like the ui and feel of the app , unfortunately Collect has no native ipad app so you are forced to use it in portrait and hit the zoom button. (i only use my ipad in landscape so this is very frustrating.) Also unless I’ve missed it there is no kind of account syncing so the collect app on my iPhone, and the one on my ipad are essentially two different brains until i text myself a link to join an individual board. This works perfectly if I’m sharing something with a team member or my wife but I’d really like just one place to put stuff and keep track of it on all my devices. I already have a paper account that keeps all my journals in sync why not just make it universal? This doesn’t have anything to do with the app but i dont see how adding by we transfer to the name is necessary. As a normal person who has only heard of we transfer advertised on a podcast or two it doesn’t really add anything to the experience. Ill keep this on my devices for now with the hopes that we transfer continues development on this app. But I’ll just keep throwing junk i need to keep track of in notes for now.
UPDATED REVIEW
by AdGjL16 on 2018/12/31 15:59
UPDATED ONCE AGAIN: Although I still dislike the fact that the pictures are not in numerical order, the app has started to freeze after the initial items have been saved but before the board is created. I’ve tried MULTIPLE times to get it past that point and nothing seems to change. I do NOT want to uninstall and reinstall due to the fact that I will lose all my boards. PLEASE FIX THIS BUG!!! UPDATED REVIEW: I used to love the app with one exception (the random picture order) but now with the recent update I feel the need to drop my original rating from a 4 to a 1 star. The recent update made the app stuck in ‘optimizing storage’ for DAYS and when I reached out to cs I was told I would need to delete and reinstall the app. When I did so, I lost all the previous content. Reloading and now (sorting) all the pictures is going to be a daunting task!!! 😡
This is NOT WeTransfer
by JBarn83 on 2018/07/11 22:24
What the hell is this app? I’m trying to do the same thing on my phone as I do on my desktop. Transfer movie and photo files from my phone and send them like I do on my computer. I have large videos that are too big to email, I don’t want to create some board, or organize my files on here. I want to transfer my files that are too big from my phone to my computer or someone else’s computer. I’m not sure what the hell this is, but it’s NOT WeTransfer. Please offer what the website does, you can have all these other options, fine, but I want to transfer from my phone, get a link in my email as I do on my computer to a download link so I can download my large files from my phone to my computer!!! Why is this so hard to do with this app????
File Transfer or Pinterest Board
by Khachadoorian on 2018/01/31 02:16
I love the actual desktop web version of WeTransfer. I have Plus and use it all the time. Sometimes I’ll upload a huge file and it shows me 30 mins or so until it’s fully uploaded. So I’ll set my timer and go walk the dog and then I log in on my iPhone to grab the link to send to the client when my timer rings. I’m then left scratching my head wondering why and how on earth this iOS app can’t even do that??? I have to log onto their website.. which is fine.. but why have an app if it can’t do that basic function of seeing your recent transfers and being able to access the links to share?? I guess it’s good for creating boards but didn’t Pinterest already corner the market on that? Yikes.
Should have a simpler option to upload files
by Ghostwhoswims on 2018/01/14 08:43
While I am sure the board and various other options you have, has been made for a reason, I suppose one should also have a option to simply upload a file and share a link. Call me impatient, but I would rather not waste time trying figure out the point of a board and understanding whether the board is located locally on my phone or on your servers, especially when I need the link sent as soon as I possibly can. I spent 20 minutes populating my board and then saw a progress bar that showed “updating” 1 item stuck at 50%. Not to mention the first board that was presented to me had some pre populated junk. Not sure what your aim was. App removed.
Poor Functionality
by not satistfied on 2019/02/06 16:37
I wouldn’t give this app any stars but was required to give it one! Unless it’s just my phone which I highly doubt it! This is possibly the worst app experience ever!!! I don’t know how this app works and the functionality is very poor. Trying to use this app left me very frustrated! I work for Apple in tech support and I’m very tech savvy!!! The developer needs to create a better version ASAP to correct the bugs in this one! I was extremely let down and wasted a great deal of my time trying to view some images sent to me! App kept closing every 2 minutes and I had a to keep downloading the link! Definitely wouldn’t recommend this app or let alone use it ever again.
I would give this update zero stars if I possibly could
by Nashsauce on 2018/01/06 00:42
We transfer isn't dropbox or even drive… It used to be so easy to send a file from your phone. You literally clicked on the video and hit send to the email address of your choice. Now they make you make sharing boards? So that you have to export the file already on your phone back to your phone (which doubles the storage space a video or picture takes on your phone) I tried to upload 4 videos onto a board to share with my wife, and it would only export three of them saying that now I'm running out of hard drive space while exporting. Stupid! Quit trying to make a great app something that it is not.
Creative ingenuity
by MilanArtInstitute.com on 2018/03/09 05:57
I recently was referred to this system of sharing files and it has been extremely useful , especially while working with businesses in other countries. I would highly recommend this app , as it has huge amounts of storage capabilities and works quickly. Using this program brings serious joy to my heart as I like to get things done and this multiplies my time and efforts. Thank you for inventing this service. Your friend John Milan
Great app!
by fgm🙂 on 2018/12/05 22:34
This is really great! All of the videos I have on this app look very similar, and I love how organized I can make it so I don’t have to go through every single one to find which ones I need. Before the update I had some issues but they seem to be fixed now. This works great and the videos I use (3-5 minutes) usually download in less than half a minute. Yay! Overall this a super great app. 10/10 would recommend.
Old version was perfect
by anastasiation on 2018/07/28 10:28
I don’t understand why you would have to upgrade the app that was perfect. It was simple and understandable. With the new update it creates more unnecessary steps. I don’t want to save or keep albums in wetransfer app, I have my camera roll for that. As simple as it is, people use it to share big amounts of pictures with each other. Mostly through email. Now with all these overwhelming options of sharing it makes it even more confusing. I love the idea overall and I love that website. Use it all the time but that is exactly why I care about success of this app.
If you want me to continue to pay for Plus, you’re going to need to update the app.
by ItsDEE4 on 2018/05/12 11:21
It’s not intuitive at all. I sent 19 songs to a client from my desktop computer. Downloaded them from the link to the app. Want to listen to the album - it only plays one song at a time. I could save the songs somehow to my library or find some other workaround but this is not EASY to do from the app. Make it more useful and user-friendly and you’ll have more people paying for Plus. Great potential.
I want my money back!
by pj3708 on 2018/02/17 22:58
I hate this App and want my money back. My videographer has been trying to send me a file from our event for two days. I finally upgraded for $120 and I am still unable to get the file. All I see is something for boards. That's ridiculous. All I want to do is transfer my videos. If I wanted to do stupid boards I would sign up with Pinterest. I want my money back.
Really would like it to be intuitive again
by Incubus5187 on 2018/02/23 23:27
I use the desktop version all the time and its so straight forward. The new redesigned mobile version loses that with boards. The usefulness of the board system is valid but for certain things. When on the go and you need to send files quick, you just need to select files, enter the email of who you are sending the files to, and hit send. Don’t fix what wasn't broken, just add features and make it clean.
Amazing app for creatives.
by usmona on 2019/02/01 15:49
Finally, one place to do it all from!! No more transferring between devices, saving into separate folders in the cloud that then you have to sort through individually to build project folders. This way, you create your project folders, then drop whatever you need, think of, see, hear. Whatever, whenever! Looove!!!! A++++. TY for sharing!!
We Transfer or Won’t Transfer?
by afresh614 on 2018/09/22 01:15
I’ve used the desktop version multiple times and have had no issues. With this app that seems to be doing more of a job replicating Pinterest, I can’t even get my video files to go past 70%. If I even do much as go to my texts or open another app the progress starts completely over. Most of the time it’s stuck at an even 50% and takes up to 10 minutes to gain a couple percent of progress. Please find a fix for this soon. You’re a great uploading service, so I would hate to see your reputation ruined on the iOS platform.
Board System
by Hhhhhhh988898 on 2018/02/27 11:24
It’s a cool app and it definitely has been majorly useful, however I noticed bigger files seem to give the board a little bit of an issue. When I upload videos, the board will say “updating items” and will stay in that state for a long time or just continuously, which prevents me from sending the files.
Awful
by everysortofno on 2018/05/24 14:02
No instructions. No easy file transfer from app to music via phone. Must also use desktop. Marketed as quick way to save files but can’t look or listen unless in my browser which is extremely less than ideal considering this is AN APP FOR A MOBILE DEVICE. This app needs to be simplified to work with what it’s marketed for. Phones. Shouldn’t have to be a two device process or a work around in the phone with a list of other apps to download in order to organize the files to there respective apps. Would do no stars but it won’t let me.
Can’t Add More Than One Video
by KylefromtheIL on 2018/02/22 03:51
I tried this app because I use this website on my computer and wanted to send a bunch of videos together from a recent vacation to Arizona. However, every time I’ve tried to add multiple videos to the same or a new board, it will only play the first video I uploaded no matter which video I click to watch. I have deleted and re-downloaded the app 3 times but it never is any different. Every time I try to watch all the videos I upload, it only plays the first one I did. So frustrating, please fix!
Can’t open files
by poppieseed on 2019/03/17 13:03
I downloaded this app because it is supposed to work with Apple products on the phone and computer. It didn’t open the music files in the app that was transferred from another user to me. It is working for them and all I was supposed to do was transfer the file to the Mac version of the app. Does not work at all. I keep getting a message that it cannot work on my device. If the app can’t open files in the app on my phone, what good is having the Mac version of the app? Oh well, very disappointed. :(
Great for viewing we transfer downloads on mobile
by It's to mamma on 2018/12/24 14:25
This apps makes me being able to preview my video producers product before approval. Prior to this, when I received a we transfer link, I had issues watching the video from mobile. Now that problem is solved.
Why is it different than the desktop version?
by frustrated fiy on 2018/06/08 10:20
I used wetransfer to send pictures for a very long time. It’s a great tool very easy to use even for an old non tech guy like me. I recommended it to many of my friends all simon it happily ever after. Now I got an iPhone and added the app thinking it will work same. I thought I was doing so throng wrong until I read this other review explaining same frustrations. Believe me I kept trying and trying but the board feature kept coming and I don’t know what to do with it and why it’s there. Too bad.
CBfromO
by Very addict on 2018/05/22 00:32
Completely agree with northpaul I was in a time Crunch today needing to send a video really quick and thought I would use the app since my video was on my phone and I don’t even know if the video got through or not - there is absolutely no way to tell from the App whether or not your files are even delivered. This app did not even ask for my email address so that I could let me know how things are going. I don’t understand why you would create such a useless app when the desktop version works so smoothly.
Uploads are incredibly slow and stall
by Guesstimate on 2018/10/27 12:20
Uploads take forever especially for video. They stall and often never continue. If you have multiple files they don’t seem to upload one at a time in a queue so you can’t share a board in progress if you are sending multiple items. Users on the receiving end often can’t play the files and get a processing error.
Desktop is far better
by carpen424 on 2018/06/12 20:22
I use the desktop version of WeTransfer often for work. The desktop version is very simplistic- just drag and drop a file, enter the emails and send. The app overcomplicates this simple process with the need for boards, and the fact that I now need to type out an email or text to go with the link provided, instead of the instructions being automatically sent with the link. Love the Website, Not loving the app.
Awful
by egdjfijenfhsijebd on 2018/09/14 23:18
This isn’t Pinterest, why did it change to boards? Now whenever I want to share files they put it on a board and the whole thing is just “updating files” on the sending end, and “board is processing” on the other, can never get the files. It’s a nightmare - really frustrating. They shouldn’t have made any of these updates, you used to just be able to select a bunch of files and send them, that’s what the app is for, it worked perfectly! Really annoying.
Better UI then before, BUT...
by DSMART2003 on 2018/08/26 09:48
I like the new UI, But, the app keeps crashing on my iPhone 6 with 128GB of total space and it seem if the app is closed or crashes the updating starts over, very bad, when you have over 10+ files it needs to be uploaded and it updates a board. Plus, all my videos I take is at the high video rezs (1080P 60FPS), so it going takes forever and week to get them updated it would be nice if it had some kind of icon or some things to identity which files in a board have been updated and uploaded already. Thanks! PS: I’m taking that we can upload unlimited media files using this app with the boards as it doesn’t say in the app or on the app store, their a limit in media size that can be uploaded and shared with others!
Is a tool, not a platform.
by Reidd.it on 2018/07/02 03:47
App user interface limits information available to user. Including account information, settings of interest, and a streamlined sharing process. Does not in any way compete with the abilities their online platform gives. Website is much more useful than the app. The app is simply a little library or tool used to view downloaded transfers.
Need to download but that ain't happenin'
by ItsMeCurli on 2019/05/04 18:35
This sounded like a good idea when it was developed I am sure. I am sure this Collect page is supposed to be a version of Instagram, but what I need from this app is the ability to download videos separately to my devices. You can't! Spent hours messing around with this thing and I can download the links to the videos, but not the videos themselves. Fix it!
Keeps picture/video quality high
by Capt Gordy on 2018/10/28 02:40
I run a small boat tour company and I take pics n videos of my guests with various wildlife interactions. If I were to try and send the footage via text or email then the 16 mega pixel footage would be lost and grainy/pixelated. Wetransfer keeps the quality of my footage and it’s all for FREE!!! Thanks Wetransfer!
Needs to be able to receive files to the app.
by Jon Cracroft on 2019/03/03 03:41
In addition to being able to run in the background, the app need to be able to receive transfer files. Currently all I can do is send files using the app. I can’t easily find a folder I just uploaded from my computer (from the same account). I’d like to be able to see the same activity on my mobile device and my computer.
Love the we transfer when using laptop, using app on phone is problematic
by allnamestaken-sonorating on 2019/02/27 23:08
I love the service when used on a laptop or tower. However, the first, second, third, etc times I tried the app on my phone were awful. It’s not intuitive. You’ve got to search and search and get to figure out how to view the file/video that was shared. In only one case was I able to get it to work. Please make the mobile app as wonderful and easy to use as the computer platform!
Email transfer function no longer exists
by Fortunate€ on 2018/02/05 02:09
I was really disappointed that the original reason I downloaded this app, sending emails that were too large to send directly from my phone, no longer exists. I personally have no use for creating boards. FB, IG, Pintrist, etc are already out there for things like this. This move was a big surprise and from referring my friends to this app as a great email transfer tool, well, that is pointless now. Unfortunately deleting this app.
Best app for bands!
by Lory Gil on 2018/01/25 04:25
My band uses this app to share recordings of our practices using the Share Extensions from The Voice Memos or Music Memos apps. We also send versions of studio recordings so everyone can listens to tracks and take notes on what to change in the mix down. We Transfer on iPhone shreds!
Does the Bare Minimum
by ChristinaM1288 on 2018/01/16 00:39
Updated: I wish I never did the newest update. This app is the worst. The new boards idea is so stupid. Please just let your users transfer pictures fast and easily like if we were using the WeTransfer website. —— You need a lot of patience and time to use this app if you are sending a large amount of files. This app is in dire need of an update: Freezes Slow You must keep the app open in order to transfer files. The app is not able to send pictures while in the background! This is VERY INCONVENIENT! This app is lacking and needs more functionality: select all/ multiple when sending pictures from a saved album on the phone. WARNING: You can't transfer a large amount of files in one shot because the app will freeze on you. Be prepared.
Upload stops every time
by poetmessianic on 2019/05/08 19:48
Is it me, or does anyone else experience a drop in the upload process? Every time I try to upload files on this app, it uploads to a certain percentage and then it freezes. The upload just stops. I thought maybe it’s my phone. So I got another phone recently and the same thing happens. Been going on since the first time I remember downloading the app. Has the potential to be a great app. Fix this with an update and I’ll put a 5 star review.
Does this even WORK?
by Reen19 on 2018/07/20 01:45
Just spent 1.5 hours troubleshooting with someone who wants to do what everyone expects Wetransfer to do: Just send files! The link is sent and it keeps saying the file is uploading please try again later. And there is no support online with this message so we are stuck guessing what is wrong. Desktop still beats the app. The app is confusing and doing to much. Just send large files, that’s what Wetransfer is good at.
Not accessible for the blind
by Azarry on 2018/06/12 11:55
I am using this app with the latest version of iOS11, on a mini IPad4. I am totally blind, and so use Voiceover to navigate the screen. This app is not accessible with Voiceover. The buttons are just being read as button, button, button, button, which is not helpful at all. Also, I have no reason whatsoever to want to create a board. Many of your users seem to feel the same. Either way, now I have to uninstall this app, because I cannot use it.
Simple and seamless
by Sammysmithy321 on 2018/11/20 21:54
Sharing documents went so seamlessly. I loved how I was able to send all my photos in one go without having to select only a few at time per send. Plus the boards keep it together so if I needed to resend the group I could.
Bring back regular WeTransfer!
by NickOxford on 2018/11/14 03:07
This collect app is horrible! The beauty of WeTransfer was in its simplicity. I use the desktop version all the time and now I’m left with no way to transfer files from my phone. Bring back the old app! Edit: It looks like WeTransfer has made their traditional service available through their website on mobile now.
Love this App
by Wheatieo on 2019/05/09 18:07
I was looking somewhere to save my favorite steaming movies and shows so I could share with others. I tried typing them in Excel and on Notes but that took to much time and effort. With this app I can go to IMDP rate my show and then I can add it to a board in We collect. Sooo awesome!!!
MEET THE NEW NOT IMPROVED WE TRANSFER APP
by imacin2000 on 2018/01/22 11:34
This used to be the greatest app for sending images from my phone- then they went and broke what wasn’t broke. Since then, haven’t been able to figure out how to use it and what its new purpose is. So, for confusion-5 ⭐️. For pointless-again, 5 ⭐️. For instructions on how and why to use it: non-existent. No option to use the previous setup. Let me know if anyone can suggest an alternative app to send images in an easy, straightforward way (like this app used to work).
Great on computer...horrendous on phone
by Scramballs on 2018/11/05 21:30
The app for iPhone is beyond confusing. I simply want an option to upload a file from my phone and I’ve been hunting and pecking for 10 minutes. I have one tab that says board and I have no idea what that supposed to mean. Then I have an option that says share and when I click it a percentage meter starts ticking away, yet I’ve not uploaded anything. How could the phone version of your product be so terrible?
Blows Chunks
by Mr.Picky on 2018/11/04 22:32
Website is efficient and to the point. The iPhone app is completely lame. They want u to compose a ‘board’ that others can interact with(?) The only reason people use WeTransfer is because of file size restrictions by ISP’s. So now investment wants to see a return, fine, but it looks like they are attempting to play catch up with countless other formats that are drowning and behind the curve themselves. Youth drives the adoption and success of these social orientated apps - nobody is going to bother with this dead end concept. Please give us exactly what the WeTransfer website does now for our mobile devices unchanged and fire the persons or team who sold you on this weak concept. You want money?, sell ads or make users finish a 30sec add of their choice before they can send file.
Great App!!! Can’t do business without this app.
by Thom the "Love Bomb" on 2018/02/22 16:13
If you transfer files you need the We Transfer app. Perfect for small projects, home videos, business presentations, animated PowerPoint presentations and much more. This is an app that EVERYONE can use immediately.
Wetransfer Collect
by ArtistEducator on 2019/03/08 13:34
I absolutely love it. So much easier and faster to send files. The only issue is the expiration dates for links. And phone devices should be sync with laptop so if Phone is lost, wetransfer collect can still be used.
So confusing! What's the point?
by junotme on 2018/09/29 01:51
I just want to use the app for the same purpose as I use the website: to send large audio files to my clients in a hurry. Now I have to create themed "Boards" for some sort of unnecessary collaboration? I'm totally confused as to what the point of this app even is. If the app is not for easy transfers of large files, perhaps they should merge with Pinterest, as it seems like that's what they're trying to be for some unknown reason.
This is not WeTransfer
by DavidSlijper on 2018/05/30 05:27
If you use the desktop version to transfer large files for professional use, then the app will confuse you. The app is a kind of weird Pinterest product for sharing boards. I’m not interested in a social media style app - I just want to be able to use the product to make large transfers. The app has none of the functionality of the desktop version. Totally useless and a confusing waste of time.
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