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In my opinion 'Choose Files' or 'Choose File' (for single file upload) is the best way. as said it's clear. and it isn't large. My experiences with long labels for upload are that people ain't going to read what's on the label. So limit your words to like 2 instead of 4 of more. (Choose files to upload) for example. I hope it helps.
I'm with Apple. "Choose file" describes what you are actually doing. I think "uploading" and "downloading" are always a bit confusing. ...uploading to the computer or from the computer ?
Choose or Select are equally descriptive terms. Depending on your users, you could also choose to be more elaborate with something like Select files from your computer
I would go with Dropbox's approach. 'Choose files' is clear enough to tell you the action it performs and concise enough to fit within two words. 'Select files' also works. When labeling buttons, try to explain what the button does. Are choosing files and uploading two steps or a single step? Since in dropbox's case, you choose the files and then press ...
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