5 Simple Ways to Send Large Email Attachments
The file you are trying to send exceeds the 25MB attachment limit….This is indeed one of the most irritating line that we come across while sending an email. Sending large email attachments has been one of big concern as many email servers do not accept file more that 25MB or 10MB. But now major email service providers like Gmail, Outlook, Microsoft etc provide other options for sending big attachments. The receiver can easily download the attachment from one single link generated for the same. Lets have a look at these services through which we can send large email files without the tension of breaking the files into small segments and sending it again and again.
Ways of Sending Large Email Attachments
Google Drive via Gmail
Gmail does not allow more than 25MB of data to be sent in one email, but you can now send large files via Google Drive service which is integrated with Gmail. You can copy the file to you Google drive desktop application that will automatically be uploaded to your online google drive account, or you can also choose to upload the file in the compose mail window and opt for “Insert File Using Drive” option and send attachment to the receiver.
SkyDrive via Outlook/ Hotmail
Outlook prompts the sender if they are sending more than 25MB attachment at once and asks to send file via SkyDrive. SkyDrive is also and email integrated service provided by Microsoft. The receiver of the email receives the link containing the attachment and from there they can download the same to their PC’s.
With File Dropper one can send file as huge as 5GB in size. Simply go to FileDropper.Com and upload your file (without any formality of registration), once the file is uploaded you shall receive the link containing your file and then send it across to the receiver. The files sent via File Dropper automatically deletes after 30.
DropSend Direct desktop application allows the sender to send large email files from their Windows or Mac PC’s. DropSend also has a successful iPhone app too at place.
Pretty popular web tool to send big files especially for business because of the security and control they offer, but the free version offers only 50MB of limit and one needs to pay for sending bigger files.
Other services that offer sending big attachments are
- EmailLargeFiles App for Android and iPhone
So next time it wont be tough to send big email attachments across, but do make sure your files are encrypted if they have any sensitive information 🙂