How can I send large files online?

Utpal December 11, 2010

Could you recommend a good freeware for sending large files, such as video, up to 1 GB over the net?

  1. zever
    December 18, 2010 at 11:30 pm

    Try We Transfer. I use it and yes a little slow but it does a good job up to 2 GB files.

    December 18, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    Use Dropbox and at least the upload will be done painlessly in the background :).

  3. Utpal
    December 14, 2010 at 1:59 pm

    After going through the various suggestions offered, I feel Filemail is a good freeware for me. It requires no registration and can send files upto 2 GB. Ultimately, of course, everything depends on the speed of the internet connection that one has. In my case, the file upload for a 900 Mb video file took about 6-7 hours at a speed varying between 25-65 KB/s. This is really too long. Even the download from the Filemail server took about 4 hours. In such a situation, perhaps we should just forget about sending large files or start uploading at night, leave the computer to do the job and go to bed. After a good ight's sleep, the process should be over. I am not really a techie and so would appreciate some tips on this issue from more knowledgeable people.

  4. Anonymous
    December 12, 2010 at 10:46 am


    Allpeers - true P2P using BitTorrent, inside of Firefox.
    Big files are no problem at all for Brick, and each account supports up to 4TB of uploads right out of the box. And we can even remove that limit if you contact us first.

    DropSend allows you to send files up to 1GB with a premium account (starting at $5/mo). Meanwhile, their free account provides you with 250MB of storage and up to 5 sends per month. Unlike some of the other services, you do need to create an account in order to send a file. The company also offers a desktop client for both Windows and Mac.


    LeapFILE targets business and enterprise users with a focus on customized branding and security. The company’s main product – Enterprise Exchange – allows organizations to setup their own completely private labeled file exchange services. Additionally, LeapFILE offers a personal version called Basic Exchange that lets you send up to 1GB files starting at $14.95/mo

  5. Tina
    December 11, 2010 at 11:39 pm


    the way to go is using an online file sharing solution, like Mediafire.

    We have had a similar question before. Check out the answers for some more suggestions:

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