Have you ever attempted to send a large file only to find that it was too big for email? A lot of people have. That is why we have compiled the four most popular file-sharing programs below. We hope this makes your life a little easier.
YouSendIt is free and easy to use. It lets you send huge files through their cloud-based storage system. One of the best things about YouSendIt, is that you can set an expiration date for the data you have uploaded. You are also able to limit who can access which files. This gives the user a lot of control and a a bit more security.
The advantage to DropSend is that there are several different versions you can use. For example, you can opt to use the free version, which limits you to sending five files a month. If you require something a bit more robust you can go with the standard version for $5 a month giving you 15 file shares a month. There is also the business version, which gives you limitless file sharing. This version is $99 a month.
SugarSync is growing in popularity together with the rise in smartphones and tablet computers. That’s because users can make a SugarSync account that instantaneously saves their files on all of their devices at once – anything from their smartphones to their desktop computers to their tablets. SugarSync also allows users to provide access to these large files to a particular users. It’s an easy way to allow family members or coworkers to view movies, pictures and other big files without the use of e-mail.
Dropbox, too, has turned into a must-have program for mobile computing. Like SugarSync, it permits you to instantly store files on all of your devices at the same time. It also is available in both free and paid versions.