Filebase Overview

What is Filebase?

A decentralized storage protocol for Web3 with over 25k users and 1 billion files uploaded. Simplifying data storage implementation with drag-and-drop functionality and compatibility with IPFS and Skynet.

Main Features
S3 compatible API
Drag and drop uploads
Dedicated IPFS gateways
Predictable pricing
Fast global CDN
Blockchains
Ethereum

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Frequently asked questions

Filebase simplifies the process of pinning data to IPFS by providing a user-friendly interface and automated replication. Users can log into their Filebase dashboard, create a storage bucket, and easily drag and drop their files to upload them. Behind the scenes, Filebase automatically replicates and announces the data from multiple data centers and countries. This ensures that the files are instantly pinned to IPFS and accessible from any IPFS gateway. Additionally, Filebase offers a S3 Compatible API, making it a seamless replacement for existing applications and tools that use AWS S3.

The main features of Filebase include:

  1. Pin Replicas: Filebase offers three pin replicas, providing increased redundancy compared to Pinata's one pin replica.

  2. Storage included: Filebase provides 200 GB of storage, while Pinata offers 50 GB.

  3. Bandwidth included: Filebase includes 400 GB of bandwidth, whereas Pinata offers 100 GB.

  4. Image resize requests: Filebase allows unlimited image resize requests, while Pinata limits it to 5,000.

  5. Announces content to the DHT: Filebase announces content to the Distributed Hash Table (DHT), which helps with content discovery and accessibility.

  6. No request limits: Filebase does not impose any request limits, allowing for unrestricted usage.

  7. No file count limits: Filebase does not have any limits on the number of files that can be stored.

  8. S3 Compatible API: Filebase offers an API that is compatible with AWS S3, making it easy to integrate with existing applications and tools.

  9. 100% Compliant Pinning Service API: Filebase provides a pinning service API that is fully compliant with industry standards.

  10. Integrates with 15,000+ SDKs and Tools: Filebase seamlessly integrates with a wide range of software development kits (SDKs) and tools.

  11. Trusted by leading Web3 teams: Filebase is trusted by prominent Web3 teams for their storage needs.

  12. Durable, scalable, and secure IPFS pinning: Filebase ensures the durability, scalability, and security of IPFS pinning for cloud-native applications.

  13. Drag and Drop to Web3: Filebase allows users to easily upload files by dragging and dropping them into the dashboard, making them instantly accessible via IPFS.

  14. Geo-Redundant: Filebase automatically replicates and announces data from multiple data centers and countries, ensuring redundancy and global accessibility.

  15. Fast Global CDN: Filebase leverages a global edge caching network to maximize download performance and reduce latency.

  16. Custom Domain Names: Filebase allows users to add their own domain names, creating a consistent branding experience.

  17. Predictable Pricing: Filebase offers simple and transparent pay-as-you-go pricing.

Overall, Filebase provides a comprehensive and user-friendly platform for pinning data to IPFS, with features such as increased redundancy, ample storage and bandwidth, image optimization, and compatibility with existing tools and applications.

No, you cannot use Filebase for free. Filebase offers different pricing plans starting from $20 per month for the Starter plan. The free tier is available for trying out IPFS without any pressure, but it has limited features and storage (5 GB) and is not completely free.

Startups can benefit from Filebase by gaining free access to enterprise-grade, fully-managed InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) resources through the Filebase Startup Program. Filebase offers comprehensive services, including top-tier IPFS pinning, to ensure the security, availability, and global accessibility of valuable content. By leveraging Filebase, startups can harness the potential of IPFS, contributing to a more resilient, censorship-resistant, and interconnected digital landscape. Filebase provides an all-in-one platform with features such as S3 Compatible API, drag and drop uploads, dedicated IPFS gateways, predictable pricing, fast global CDN, and image optimization. Trusted by leading Web3 teams, Filebase offers durable, scalable, and secure IPFS pinning to support cloud-native applications.

Filebase offers four pricing plans: Free, Starter, Pro, and Business.

The Free plan includes 5 GB of storage and allows for 1000 pinned files.

The Starter plan costs $20 per month and includes unlimited files, 200 GB of storage, 400 GB of bandwidth, 1 dedicated IPFS gateway, and unlimited image resizing. Additional storage is available at $0.15 per GB and additional bandwidth at $0.015 per GB.

The Pro plan costs $100 per month and includes unlimited files, 1000 GB of storage, 2000 GB of bandwidth, 3 dedicated IPFS gateways, and unlimited image resizing. Additional storage is available at $0.12 per GB and additional bandwidth at $0.015 per GB.

The Business plan costs $500 per month and includes unlimited files, 5000 GB of storage, 10000 GB of bandwidth, 5 dedicated IPFS gateways, and unlimited image resizing. Additional storage is available at $0.10 per GB and additional bandwidth at $0.015 per GB.

To create a dedicated gateway with Filebase, follow these steps:

  1. Log into your Filebase dashboard and choose a name for your gateway.
  2. Create the dedicated gateway.
  3. Attach your own domain name to the gateway to give it a professional appearance.
  4. Share your content by linking to and fetching content from IPFS using your dedicated gateway. Content retrieval is accelerated using Filebase's fast global CDN.

Filebase Dedicated Gateways offer incredibly fast speeds with no rate limits. They are optimized to serve demanding users. Additionally, Filebase provides a global edge caching network to maximize download performance and reduce latency. You can also create a consistent branding experience by adding your own custom domain name. Furthermore, Filebase offers image optimization, allowing you to instantly resize images on the fly to fit your needs.

Filebase is trusted by developers worldwide, with billions of files uploaded to Web3, over 35,000 developers on the platform, and 15 million daily requests. They offer an S3 Compatible API, making it easy to integrate with existing applications and tools that use AWS S3. Filebase also ensures geo-redundancy by automatically replicating and announcing your data from multiple data centers and countries.

To get started, Filebase offers a free tier.

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