Sending large files through email attachments are not possible, because there is certain limit on file size for attaching a file with your email. For Gmail and Yahoo you can only attach file upto 20 MB, and for Hotmail you can only attach file upto 10 MB size.
If you want to send large files to your friends, then you have to use other services, and not every service is free. They charge for sending large files. But today I want to share list of websites which allows you to send large size files for free.
1. Google Drive
Google Drive allows you to send upto 25 MB file for free. When you click on the Compuse Button, you will find Google Drive button at the bottom of the Compose Window. Just click on and upload the required file. You can give access to the user during the uploading process so the the recipient can download the file directly from Google Drive.
2. Drop Box
This is another popular service used for sending larg size files. The Basic Free account of DropBox allows upto 2 GB free space. This means you can send any file that has less than 2 GB size. You can use Web Based Dashboard or Android and iOS App to upload files. Just upload the files and copy the link and paste in the Email while sending.
3. One Drive
OneDrive is a service by Microsoft Outlook which allows you to upload upto 34MB file size directly and upto 250 GB file as a link. However, you need to create an account with Outlook.com to send and receive email through Outlook.com.
Update: The StreamFile Service no long work. You can use the above mentioned sites to send large size files for free.
Stream File provide a great way to send large files with better security. Upload file with securing a password, then download the file using the password you entered for your file. Stream File will save the file in there data base, and you can then send the file to your friends. Your friend can only download the file, when he will enter the password you created during the uploading stage.This is one of the best way to send any file with encryption and security.
How to Send Large Files with Encryption and Security?
Visit Stream File and you will see the screen (as the above screen shot). Type the email address of your friend in the first box. Then click on the brows button and select the file you want to upload. Give tick to the “I accept the TOS” button and click on “Stream Now” button. Wait for uploading, and after completion enter the password and send it to your friend.