Stream file rather than downloading

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Stream file rather than downloading

ES File Explorer on Android has a useful feature. When you connect to a remote server (SFTP, FTP, WebDAV, etc.) and open a file, it serves the file via a built-in web server, which allows the opening application to read only the parts of the file that it needs to. This allows skipping around without media files or extracting a specific file from a large archive without downloading the whole file.

I wish I could do this on Windows as well.

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Re: Stream file rather than downloading

Thanks for your suggestion.
Will see if more people ask for this.

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Re: Stream file rather than downloading

martin wrote:

Thanks for your suggestion.
Will see if more people ask for this.

I would find this very useful as well

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Re: Streaming Files

XceS wrote:

Please make FileStreams available ... need it
What do you mean by "FileStreams"? Are you sure you want the same, what this topic is about?

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Streaming videos

I would like such a feature to stream videos over FTP from my NAS. Entering each video URL into VLS is very inconvenient compared to double clicking in WinSCP.

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