Four Options for Sharing Big Files

Have you ever had this problem, you need to send a large file but the file is too big to attach to an email? Well, you are in luck. There are many programs out there that let you share or send large files. We have discussed four of the most popular below.


YouSendIt is free and easy to use. It permits you to send enormous files through their cloud-based storage system.  One of the best aspects of YouSendIt, is that you can set an expiration date for the data you’ve uploaded. You are also able to control who can access which files. This grants the user a lot of control and a a bit more security.


The advantage to DropSend is that there are a few different versions you may use. For example, you can choose to use the free version, which restricts you to sending five files a month. If you need something a bit more robust you can go with the standard version for $5 a month giving you 15 file shares a month. There is also the business version, which provides you limitless file sharing. This version is $99 a month.


SugarSync has grown in popularity along with the rise in smartphones and tablet computers. That’s because users can make a SugarSync account that instantly saves their files on all of their devices at once – anything from their smartphones to their desktop computers to their tablets. SugarSync also allows users to provide access to these large files to specific users. It’s a simple way to allow family members or coworkers to view movies, pictures and other big files without the use of e-mail.


Dropbox is one of the most widely established file-sharing programs. It has the benefit of allowing you to store your files on all of your devices at once like SugarSync, and it has a variety of payment levels.


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