How to Share Large Files using online service

Send large files the secure and easy way using service. Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo or any other email application have a size limit for attachments. It is either 10MB or 25MB. Sharing large files using these email applications won’t be possible. Of course, you can send big files using CD/DVD, Pen Drive or any other medium when someone is in close vicinity.

But, how to send big files with someone who is at a distant location with no additional cost?

There are alternatives. You can use online file sharing service. It helps to share a file with anyone irrespective of the geographic location. There are free as well as paid versions available.

In this article, I going to cover online file sharing service


sendthisfile provides the online file sharing service. It is easy to use and free service and there is no file size limit. You need to create a free account and upload the file to their server. Don’t worry, it is secure. Enter the email of the recipient and click on send. The service sends an email with a link to the file which recipient can click and download the file. The file stays there for 3 days, post that they shred it.

Note: The file stays there for 3 days, post that they shred it.

Below are some sendthisfile features,

  • Easy to use and free.
  • Secure – uses 128-bit security
  • Supports unlimited file size
  • Meet Stringent Regulations with this Compliant File Transfer
  • Send Large Files Using Microsoft Outlook Safe and Secure
  • No credit card required
  • No software to install
  • No email attachments

Let’s see how to send large file using

Create account and upload file

Navigate to sendthisfile and create a free account. You have the option to login using Google, Facebook or Linkedin.

Let’s Choose Google option and login. Click on continue. You will be directed to the screen shown below.

Enter email, subject and message for the recipient. Click on browse and select the file which you want to share. Click on send.

Note: Google Chrome froze as soon as I selected file. If you face issue, try using Mozilla Firefox

sendthisfile enter recipient information

It shows below message confirming the file is sent.

file sent confirmation


Downloading the file

The recipient will receive an email. Log in to the email account, open the email and click on the link.

email received by recipient

It direct to below page which shows download link. You can either click on the link or right click the filename and choose Save as option to download the file from sendthisfile server.

download file

save file

So go ahead, create an account and share file free using service.



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