In olden times, sending big files was a big issue. Now, the problem seems to be solved with bigger companies offering services like sky drive and cloud services, drop box, it is now not a problem anymore to send and receive large files. Using the free services offered by the companies, you can have Gigabytes of free space absolutely free of cost. You would need subscriptions only if you need more space, so for intermediate businesses, a free account would just do.
But as far as additional features and options are concerned, there seems to be multiple choices available. We have made a list of services that provides the services for sending files with large size.
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You can drop in the documents, images or videos, everything into the drop box, share them and access them from anywhere with a working internet connection. This comes from the necessity to invent something that would make the file sharing easy, that doesn’t dependent on the tradition email systems.
Using Google a service which is backed up by Google’s cloud services, you can share anything from data files, video clips and archives. Drive offers a storage space of almost 15 GB totally free of cost. You can manage, share and modify the contents of our drive from a mobile device or a PC. Drive also is a choice for storing a backup. You can access it from any location on the web.
Megaupload is the successor of Megaupload. Introduced on January 19th of 2013.
Mediafire is one of the most famous file hosting and sharing platform on web. It provides about 50 GB of space, starting at 10GB and then gradually increasing up to 40GB by a scale against activities done to promote it on facebook and twitter. It regulates and controls uploading files to 200MB; therefore it is not well preferred for video files.
Minus is a feature loaded file sharing system, renowned for its user-friendliness and adaptability. It includes drag & drop for sharing files. You get 10GB of free space after joining. For references, 50GB increment for each reference. You can manage uploaded files by ordering them, sharing to social networking sites like Digg and YouTube or to your own blog.
This is mainly meant for sharing a quantity which is in the order of “CDs”. It comes with a drag & drop service, which we have concluded that, has become a standard for simple ness and ease of use. You can also share pictures to WebPages as well social networking sites, so that your friends can have access to them and download them.
Intended for Mac users who are looking for efficient and compact service to share the files, Droplr maybe the perfect choice you guys are seeking. 1 GB storage can be obtained even with an account in the visitor category. You can try registering with the service if you would like to save the files for longer periods. If you really don’t dig ads, then you can consider signing up for just $3/month, which gives you a stunning 100GB storage.
This is very simple to use, browser oriented sharing tool that is mainly intended to share stuff like screenshots and pictures. Now, we are not talking about optimized upload/download times. We are talking about new definitions to the real-time sharing. To being with, navigate to Ypix.Me homepage, where you can drag and drop files to be shared. Then, you would obtain a link, which can be shared with your friends. They keep the pictures in their servers for 90 days.
DropCanvas gives us a very simple, easy to use interface to share the files. The webpage opens up with a white space in the middle. You can drag & drop the files from the desktop into this vacant space. The document or picture or file, whatever it is, it gets uploaded to their servers. This resultant page is called a canvas, and it would expire in 3 days time. From the top section of the webpage, you would obtain a link to the canvas. That link can be shared with anyone, who can access the contents of the canvas and download it, no matter where they are.
It is another easy to useful sharing service which sheds away all the gawky interfaces of other file sharing services. It doesn’t demand a registration, and can be used to easily. All you have to do is upload the file into the minimal, dark, stylish We Transfer interface, enter the recipients email address (There can be up to 20) and then enter your email address. You can include any note also if you want to. After this process, all that has to be done is just a click on the “transfer” button. When the recipient downloads the file, they can return you the invoice of receipt.
Adobe SendNow charges $20 for a year. With that account, you can send multiple files simultaneously, for around 2 GB. From the recipient side an invoice of receipt can be obtained, so this makes the whole process transparent and tension-free. They also provide a desktop tool (optional) enabling users to drag and drop the files for sharing.
Using Box. You get two kinds of accounts. Personal or business. Each is tailor made with features essential for the respective class. With a free account, we get 5 GB space and share files with around 100 MB. There are also multi-user business accounts, and they begins at $ 15 monthly.
This also follows a simple mechanism as the contemporary file sharing services. The free pack, called the “Lite” Offers a transfer of 4 GB with 5 sends per month. There are basic, standard, pro and business accounts which offer more features and functionalities. The business account charges $ 99, which offer great safety and shares between almost 100 users.
SendThisFile is meant for transferring big files. It comes with no limitation on file size. If your choice is to use paid service, SendThisFile also provides services such as encryption, emails tailored for you, and a much more. A main drawback is that they don’t check infections. Incase you are sticking with the version (free), the rate of download would be controlled.
It provides 100 GB free space for storage and sharing. You would be able to download the shared files without ads. The creators of this tool are not new. They designed the flixya.com.
It is in some ways analogous to Drop Box, but also comes with some distinct features. This includes taking backup folders into the cloud. It provides 60GB space for $7.49 monthly. It also has accounts that provide 100, 200 and 500 GB up limits.
You might have heard of YouSendIt services. This is the renamed and modified alternative that was once called YouSendIt. When companies commenced sharing big files over the net, the YouSendit was in the forefront of them. Since then, the growth it exhibited was huge. Ithas both “Lite” version as well as “Premium” plan. The lite version provides 50 MB file transfer and storage of about 2 GB.
It provides enterprise file sharing. Even though cloud based, it provides a new feature called data gravity. That means you are able to access the files from wherever they reside. They sticks on to cloud only file sharing, that means file sharing is provided only between two cloud storages. The maximum file size allowed right now is 2.5 GB. The service, starting at $8 per employee for one month, can transfer files in between 24 employees.