Media Lightbox Quick Tip

Selecting Files

Once logged in, you can select multiple files by clicking and dragging your mouse over them or by holding the ctrl key and clicking on each file. Mac users can hold the cmd key and click to select several files.

File Approval System

Every Media Lightbox account includes the ‘File approval’ feature. The approval system is ideal for requesting approval on a design or prototype from your boss, colleagues or a client.


Need more users, storage or bandwidth? Upgrading your Media Lightbox account is easy. Once logged in, simply visit the upgrade section to change your plan and customize your account to suit your company.

Folder Access Control

Media Lightbox enables you to control folder permissions for single users and custom groups. Site managers could, for example, give the accounts department access to important spreadsheets, whilst the design team have access to design and marketing folders.


Lightboxes are a great way of gathering files that are stored in different folders around your system. By adding them to a lightbox, you have a copy of them in one handy location, ready to send to others.

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Are you a student who regularly misplaces external hardware devices containing important project files?

Do you travel to college but do not have, or want to bring your laptop with you?

With, students can host their files online and can access them anytime, anyplace, anywhere. Simply log into your account from your colleges computers and download the files you require. When you have completed your tasks, simply upload your files to your Media Lightbox file hosting site.

Our iPhone app also enables students to access the files they are hosting from their mobile device.

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File Hosting for Students

Media Lightbox is a great online file hosting solution for students. Our individual account gives you 5GB of file hosting space with a 1GB maximum file upload, for only £10 / $10 / €10 per month, with the first month free. This space is ideal for students to get started on Media Lightbox.

How do students successfully host their files on

Our award winning file hosting solution is straightforward for students to successfully host their files online. Simply follow the instructions below and you can’t go wrong:


  • Log into your account
  • Click on the folders tab in the navigational bar
  • Click on the Add Folder option to create a new folder
  • Rename the folder to make file hosting simple (e.g. – the subject you are completing)
  • Create sub-level folders to host your files
  • Rename the folder (e.g. – the modules you are completing in the subject)
  • Upload your files by opening the folder then selected the ‘Upload’ option

File hosting for students really is that simple with

By using our file hosting solution you can easily host your group work files and share them with all of your team members – if you require extra storage or you wish to add more administrative users to your Media Lightbox file hosting site, you can do so by purchasing them at a low additional fee per month.

By upgrading your account, it ensures that all students in your group have access to all features in the site.


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What is Media Lightbox?
Media Lightbox allows individuals or large companies to store, share and manage their files online.
Media Lightbox users are able to backup their important files online. The most common formats are doc, pdf, ppt, jpg and zip.
Using Media Lightbox you'll be able to overcome the unmanagable mess of email and the slow upload/download speeds that accompany it. Manage your digital assets with ease, knowing that they are safe and backed up 24/7!
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