Does a program exist where I can share the USB memory stick contents connected to my computer with other computers wirelessly (bluetooth/wifi/etc...)?

I need it to be:

  • free
  • windows (xp), vista, 7 compatible
  • easy to use (not too much setup required)
  • shared with read/write permissions


  • portable
  • OSX 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) and above compatible

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You could share any folder on your computer by installing Bitvise SSH Server and using it to set up one or more virtual accounts.

Server Setup

  1. Install Bitvise SSH Server, and click on Open Easy Settings once the setup finishes
  2. In the 1. Server settings tab, enable Automatically configure router (requires UPnP), and change the setting Open Windows Firewall to Open port(s) to any computer
  3. Under the 3. Virtual accounts tab, set up one or more accounts making sure to enable the Allow file transfer option, and the Allow full access for the Virtual filesystem layout

  1. Save and exit. Then make sure to set up the appropriate permissions for your USB stick. You could do that through Right click ==> Properties ==> Sharing ==> Advanced Sharing... ==> Permissions ==> Full control for Everyone

Client Access

You could use any FTP client to access the files from any device on the network. Just use the username and password of the virtual account created in step 3. You could use the Bitvise SSH client, or opt for WinSCP or FileZilla for their portability


Set up Bitvise SSH Server on the main computer and use any FTP client to access it:

  • It is free for personal use only
  • Runs on Windows
  • Easy to use (3-step setup)
  • Shares folders with read/write permissions
  • Clients can be portable such as WinSCP or FileZilla. The server must be installed OSX 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) and above compatible
  • Clients, such as FileZilla, can be installed on OSX

I may suggest you a FlexiHub solution - http://www.flexihub.com/usb-over-ip-software.html:

  • use it for free with short sessions or buy and use without limitations
  • compatible with all windows
  • easy to use (you just need to create an account and share your USB to any place) But as I know it is not compatible with MacOS for now... But it works with virtual machines.
  • Thanks for the suggestion! It doesn't seem right for me, but I hope it helps someone else in the future! :) Nov 18, 2015 at 22:19

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