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Definition of uploading and downloading files

Upload and download both refer to the file transfer process.

Upload
To transfer or copy a file or files from your own computer to another computer. For instance, you might transfer a file from your home PC to the Yahoo server that stores your Web Hosting files.

Download
To transfer or copy a file from another computer to your own. You might download a file from your Web Hosting account to your home PC.

  You can upload or download files to or from your Web Hosting account using FTP (File Transfer Protocol).  Learn more about how to use FTP.

 

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