Pandemic. Remote work. The new normal. You’ve heard it all before. If remote file sharing to the cloud was a new experience for many a couple of years ago, it’s now a fact of life for millions of professionals. At MASV, we’ve especially noticed this paradigm among video and post-production professionals who need to share large video files from set across a daisy chain of production departments (editorial, VFX, coloring, sound, etc). But just because we’ve been remote file sharing for a while doesn’t mean there aren’t new things to learn. That’s why we’ve assembled this list of the most important ways to share files with your team while working from home, along with best practices to keep your data safe, secure, and always available to those who need it most. Consider this file sharing 101. You can thank us later. Table of Contents Top Ways to Share Files With Your Team While Working From Home 1. MASV 2. Dropbox 3. Google Drive 4. Microsoft Teams 5. WeTransfer 6. Aspera & Signiant Best Practices: 5 Tips to Effectively Share Files With Your Team While Working From Home Top Ways to Share Files With Your Team While Working From Home MASV Let’s get this out of the way early – we’re not going to pretend we’re not biased here, although MASV really is the best file transfer app you can use. But if we were to look at MASV objectively we’d be super impressed with the reliability of our file transfers, which automatically recover from internet drops and resume when you’re back online. We’d be happy about our dead-simple user...
We all know “Slack is Where Work Happens”. Video professionals have been using Slack to collaborate on projects, to review & approve footage and to coordinate projects across remote and in-house coworkers. Now you can monitor your MASV deliveries right in the same tool.
Introducing MASV for Slack
With a few quick clicks in our new integrations menu option, you can configure MASV notifications to be pushed to Slack.
Here are the notifications that come with this integration out of the box:
- Package Upload Completion
- Package Download Initiation
- Portal Upload Completion
- Portal Download Initiation
- Team Invitation Acceptance
Even more convenient, for Portal deliveries, you can now access the download link directly from your slack channel so there’s no need to monitor emails or dig through the packages section to find your latest deliveries, just click and download.
We are excited about this integration as avid Slack users ourselves and we want to hear all about your ideas on how we make this integration even more useful to you. Please let us know your feedback through our chat or contact us directly.
As always, our support team put together some useful FAQ’s:
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