Send A Large File

If you are looking and sending a large file over the Internet, there are several different methods available to you. Depending on the file size, some of these methods may or may not work, but you won’t know until you try. However, regardless of how large the file is, one of these methods will allow you to transfer the large computer file to another individual, although the other individual may need to download a particular program or sign up for a specific service.

For starers, you want to zip the computer files and compress the information down. This makes it far easier for the files to transfer over the Internet. Once the files have finessed transferring over, the individual receiving the content is then able to extract the data and access the information. In order to compress the files, no matter if you are using a Windows or Mac computer, you generally just have to right-click the file (hold down CTRL on a Mac, then click) and select either “Zip” or “Compress.” The file is then compressed down to a smaller size, making it easier for you to transfer.

From here, you can try to email the file. Depending on the email account, this may or may not work, as many different email accounts have a limit on the file size. If it doesn’t work, you can try a file sharing service. This you sign up for online for free and can upload files directly to it. Then when the recipient logs onto their account, they are able to download the material to their computer. More info: send big file

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