Upload

n., v.

Pronunciation

/upload/

Definition

The act of transmitting files from a computer to a server so that is can be accessed by other users and computers locally on online.

Uploading files to another computer system is a common activity for Internet users and is the opposite of downloading files from other computers. Uploading occurs when a user transmits a file from their computer using a browser interface or FTP to a different computer or server. The uploaded file can then be accessed by permitted users of the other computer or server, either on a local computer system or over the web.

Category

Technology

Related Terms

FTP, Download, Website

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