Ziff Davis to close FileFront

Ben Parfitt
Ziff Davis to close FileFront

Online file sharing portal FileFront is to be closed by current owner and former 1UP publisher Ziff Davis, it has been confirmed.

A message posted up on the site reads: “We regret to inform you that due to the current economic conditions we are forced to indefinitely suspend the FileFront site operations on March 30, 2009.

“If you have uploaded files, images or posted blogs, or if you would like to download some of your favourite files, please take this opportunity to download them before March 30th when the site will be suspended.

“We would like to give a warm thank you to all of you who have been part of the FileFront communities we have built together. Your support has had a meaningful impact for all of us here at FileFront. Again, we want to give you a sincere thank you for your support over the years and wish you all the very best.”

FileFront was retained by Ziff Davis following its sale of games website 1UP and monthly magazine EGM. The closure of FileFront leaves the company with just two tech brands – ExtremeTech and PC Magazine.

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