How to share large files online

imageThink about it, attaching a multi-megabyte file to an e-mail isn’t exactly the best way to send a file to someone. E-mail just wasn’t designed to handle files of that size. Instead there are plenty of different services today that will allow someone to upload that file to a temporary, or permanent, location, thereby giving the file a URL that others can use to retrieve it. But, which of these services to use? Box,net? Yousendit? Each has unique features that may, or may not, make it appropriate for your situation. If you’re looking for the right one for you, check out TechCrunch’s article 16 Apps That Make Sharing Large Files A Snap. Each of 16 services are briefly described but the best part is their comparison matrix which displays which features are covered by which service.

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