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Does anyone know how to auto-set the read permissions for "World" upon upload of a file to Amazon S3 with Transmit? It is currently a two step process in my workflow:

  1. upload the file
  2. change permissions to allow the file to be read

I'd really to prefer to eliminate step 2 and just upload the file and have permissions set. Is there a way to create a profile that does this step for me?

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Go into the Preferences > Rules menu, and that can be set there. Not a AWS thing.

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I checked "Default File" and then chose Read: World in the S3 tab. – louielouie Oct 31 '12 at 4:31
@LouieLouie has the answer. – Andrew Nov 1 '12 at 13:44

Yes, you may use Bucket Policies to configure bucket in a way that all existing and new files will be publicly available.

Here is the bucket policy you need to apply:

  "Version": "2008-10-17",
  "Statement": [
      "Sid": "AllowPublicRead",
      "Effect": "Allow",
      "Principal": {
        "AWS": "*"
      "Action": [
      "Resource": [

You may use S3 Browser Freeware to apply Bucket Policy:

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