I usually use "data" but I think this word doesn't refer to Messages, Pictures and videos.

I'm trying to say "Share Messages, Pictures and Videos between devices, Smoothly."

But the sentence is too long and I don't want to repeat "Messages, Pictures and Videos" too many times.

I'm thinking about using "Data" or "Output" instead, but they may refer to so many things rather than just "Messages, Pictures and Videos".

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    Computer output? Commented Jun 26, 2018 at 18:27
  • Yeah, it might be the right word, but saying e.g. "Share Output's between devices, Smoothly" is incomprehensible?
    – Tailer
    Commented Jun 26, 2018 at 18:34
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    How about media? Commented Jun 26, 2018 at 18:35

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Is this for marketing material?

Seamlessly share messages and media

Or even just:

Share seamlessly

This doesn't seem to have the same pleasant sound to my ears, but works:

Share smoothly

Share holds that sense generally, if you're in the world of apps. The object is understood.


I believe the normal word for this is content...

substantive information or creative material viewed in contrast to its actual or potential manner of presentation
publishers, record companies, and other content providers
definition from dictionary.com

[uncountable] (computing) the information or other material contained on a website or other digital media
online content providers
Record companies have had to transform themselves into digital content providers.
definition from oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com


I suggest files.

I share files with my networked devices and with friends.

In the Oxford dictionary the second meaning of file has

1.2 Computing A collection of data, programs, etc. stored in a computer's memory or on a storage device under a single identifying name. ‘you can save the file to your hard disk’

  • But files doesn't refer to messages.
    – Tailer
    Commented Jun 26, 2018 at 18:45
  • They are files too, but otherwise why would you share messages between your own devices? Commented Jun 26, 2018 at 18:46
  • I couldn't find it in many dictionaries dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/file
    – Tailer
    Commented Jun 26, 2018 at 18:54
  • Didn't you see their example sentence? "In 1982, the management ordered the deletion of all computer files on this subject." Commented Jun 26, 2018 at 18:56
  • Yeah, you are right, in the computer everything is a file, and I totally understand that. but many people may not understand "file" means a message.
    – Tailer
    Commented Jun 26, 2018 at 19:02

From the Wikipedia article on Graphical User Interface (emphasis by me)

Large widgets, such as windows, usually provide a frame or container for the main presentation content such as a web page, email message or drawing.

It would seem that things displayed on a computer screen which are not icons, containers, or pointers are referred to as content.

So you would say "Share content between devices, smoothly" Or "Smoothly share content between devices."

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