Is it ok to use github as a file hosting ? Now i dont mean it like cloud hosting like dropbox.

For example:


This guy designed an iPhone 6 template and he uploaded his work to Github for people to download it:


Is that ok ?


According to the Terms Of Service on GitHub there is no mentioning of not being able to host files on their service, however as always you are responsible for the content.

  • Analogy: Legality does not infer morality. ToS allowance does not infer correctness. Abusing Git as non-versioned binary storage has always been stupid, and there's nothing "okay" about doing that. </pedantry>
    – Gordon
    Oct 31 '20 at 16:23

As @TheVril already stated, it's ok. But be aware of the following restrictions and possibilities:

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