Over the past few years, we've seen the emergence of many new free Web services that offer file and image hosting. These services are handy for those who have no interest in setting up a full Web site, but who do need a place on the Web to easily upload and display their photos, graphics and other images. Free image and graphics hosting services are handy for many purposes. You can use them to host images for Web sites, message boards, forums, blogs, eBay auctions and more. Typically, these services support the Web's major image formats, including GIF, JPG and PNG.
This is a free image hosting and sharing service that lets you upload an unlimited number of images. Each image may be up to 10 megs in size. ePhoto Bay supports image hotlinking, with unlimited bandwidth. Registration is not required.
Here's a free service that offers reliable image hosting for your Web site, forum, eBay auction, etc. This easy-to-use service lets you drag and drop your images (which may be up to 8 megs in size). Features here include direct image links, BBCode, HTML embed codes, and unlimited uploads.
This is a popular free online storage service that offers you 2 gigs of space that you can access from anywhere (as well as share with others). It's handy for storing your files, photos, docs, videos, etc. Note: a premium version called "Dropbox Pro," which costs $10 monthly, offers more space and features.
Looking for a secondary backup location for your photos? A free service, Pixi.me is an easy-to-use, free photo sharing service that is built around Gallery, the popular open source Web-based photo album organizer. Here, you can manage your own Gallery-based site and hotlink and embed your photos directly from a blog or forum posting.
This versatile image hosting site (which is available in a free version) lets you share photos and other images with your friends and family, as well as host images for online auctions. Piczs.com lets you create image portfolios, auction galleries, slide shows, and more.
This is a new free image hosting service that is easy to use. FreeImageHosting.net is useful for posting images on message boards, online auctions, online classifieds, and sharing pictures with your friends and family. The service supports GIF, JPG and PNG file extensions.