Saturday, November 19, 2011

How to send emails with big attachments

How to send emails with big attachments

Until now, you cannot send emails with big attachments (>= 25MB) using free email services. This post shares you some easy ways to send big files with you emails.

1) Split into small files

How to send emails with big attachments

You can use some free splitting/merging programs to divide your big file into smaller ones. Some good programs are: WinRAR, Fastest File Splitter and Joiner, HJ-Split, … However, this method is not good for very big files.

2) Using online storage services

How to send emails with big attachments online services

This method is widely used. You can upload your files to file sharing services and copy/paste links into emails. There are several free and paid services: Megaupload, Mediafire, 4Shared, Rapidshare,… But you need to notice that some free services limit expired time and file size. Furthermore, your data will be shown in search engines. You can zip your file with a password before uploading.

3) Using intermediary services

How to send emails with big attachments

You can use intermediary websites to send your file. Some popular services are:

- YouSendIt - www.yousendit.com: you don’t need to register. The maximum file size is 100MB.

- DropSend – www.dropsend.com: the maximum file size is 2GB. You need to register before using.

YouSendIt, DropSend

- MailBigFile – www.mailbigfile.com: you can send files up to 300MB. You don’t need to register and you can send a message accompany with the attached files.

MailBigFile

2 Responses to “How to send emails with big attachments”

jeana millard said...
December 5, 2011 at 2:27 AM

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ToanInfo said...
December 5, 2011 at 10:38 PM

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