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Email Attachments: Send & Receive Large Files

You want to send someone a large Word document containing images, or a high-quality video, or a collection of digital photos. The obvious method is to attach the files to an email message…
but is it going to work? Not necessarily: the email service wasn’t really designed to be a file-transfer system and it can’t handle large attachments. In this article, I’ll explain the limitations of email for this purpose, and suggest some practical alternatives you can use to get your files to where they’re supposed to go.

Category: Internet & Security, Issues, Office & Software Programs
Issue: 2019 Issue 9 September
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: E370

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