tus.io

Open protocol for resumable file uploads

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tus.io is a project that develops a protocol and implementations for faster and more reliable file uploads. While invented & funded by Transloadit, it is owned by the community. Implementations are available in all major programming languages, and all licensed under MIT.

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Arun PattnaikHunter@arunpattnaik · UX'er for web startups, maker of things.
tus is a new open protocol for resumable uploads built on HTTP. It offers simple, cheap and reusable stacks for clients and servers, solving the problem of unreliable file uploads once and for all. It supports any language, any platform and any network.
Kevin van ZonneveldMaker@kvz · Co-founder, Transloadit
People are sharing more and more photos and videos every day. Mobile networks remain fragile however. Platform APIs are also often a mess and every project builds its own file uploader. There are a thousand one-week projects that barely work, when all we need is one real project. One project done right. We are the ones who are going to do this right. Our aim is to solve the problem of unreliable file uploads once and for all. tus is a new open protocol for resumable uploads built on HTTP. It offers simple, cheap and reusable stacks for clients and servers. It supports any language, any platform and any network. It may seem to be an impossible dream. Perhaps that is because no-one has managed to solve it yet. But we're going to give it our best shot.