Blog Software Updates

Update: Lightning fast video and audio previews at source quality

18 March, 2019

Yes, you’ve read that correctly. Once the files are completely uploaded, previews for web friendly formats like MP4 and M4A will appear almost instantaneously.

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Digital Pigeon Video Previews Now Faster Than Ever

27 May, 2016

As part of our efforts to continuously improve our product for you, we’ve made some very positive changes to the way in which video previews are rendered. Previously, the MP4 video preview was generated first, followed by the WebM preview. This sometimes led to slight delays for some users.

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Have you thought about on-charging your file delivery costs?

1 April, 2016

In the “good old days”, before revolutionary file sharing services (like Digital Pigeon) burst onto the scene, producers would invariably copy large files onto hard disks or tapes, and then have them couriered across their city, their country and even to the other side of the world.

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There’s no “bandwidth rush-hour” on our “information super highway!”

1 April, 2016

Never compete for bandwidth Cloud computing technologies have revolutionised the IT industry by providing organisations with a way to affordably, reliably and securely scale their infrastructure operations and workloads. And when you’re in the business of facilitating the sending and receiving of large files

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Digital Pigeon has servers located in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia

31 March, 2016

Amazon Web Services has built a world-class reputation for its cloud computing offerings. And with such a tried and tested infrastructure, it would be foolish to attempt to reinvent the wheel and come up with our own platform. That’s why we take advantage of Amazon’s!

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Make your Digital Pigeon files fly even faster with Amazon Cloudfront CDN

31 March, 2016

Ever wondered how Digital Pigeon manages to get all your important files distributed across the entire world so effortlessly and so quickly?

It’s because we leverage the power of the world’s largest cloud services provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and benefit from all the additional features and functionality that comes with it.

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Your Digital Pigeon files will now never expire

11 March, 2016

We will always inform you when one of your Digital Pigeon files is about to expire, but modern day email overload can mean these messages are sometimes missed. The end result? Your files used to get deleted or archived when their expiry period was reached.

But not anymore…

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Search update: Find the right needle in your haystack!

3 March, 2016

You’ve always been able to search in Digital Pigeon… but we’ve recently just made it even easier to find things!

You can now select from a number of helpful filters to find that file…

Here’s some of the things you search by:

File created and file expiry date (in a particular order or within a particular timeframe)

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Choose a poster image for your video

15 February, 2016

We always want you to look your best… Looking good matters.

So, in our pursuit of making the bestest, fastest and most reliable file sharing service for digital media producers, we’ve added another feature that you’ve requested!*

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Forwarding files just got even quicker

15 February, 2016

It’s part of our job to make your job as easy as it can be and save you as much time as we can. So we’ve just introduced a new feature to do just that.

Have you ever had a client ask you to send what you sent them to someone else in their organisation?

Simply go to a previous email you have sent and hit ‘Forward all files’.

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Receiving large files? Our new GeoMatch tech makes it super fast!

14 February, 2016

We’ve recently introduced our GeoMatch technology into Digital Pigeon to make things even faster for you.

When you’re receiving large files from vendors, clients, etc., we will GeoMatch their location so that’s it super-fast and reliable for them to upload. This means less headaches and you’ll get what you need, quicker!

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We’ve made some improvements to email delivery…

12 February, 2016

Every time you send a file, Digital Pigeon automatically emails access details to your recipients.

Previously, the delivery emails would come from your name, but – from our email address. Now – they can from your name and your email address.

Here’s the difference:

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