Need to send 10MB mp3 file via Outlook email

jstaron7
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Hi,

I need to send a 10MB mp3 file to a few people using email.  Please advise.

Thanks,
Joe
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Send the email with a link to the mp3 file that you have uploaded on a free webservice as https://www.yousendit.com/

Thats a horrible idea!

First there are the limits set by your ISP, there are also potential Exchange or other server blocks in a corp environment, there are also client issues.

You should put that on an FTP or a something similar and send the FTP link instead. There is no reason to send 10MB attachments, and have it sit on a server and a PC somewhere.
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Good old snail mail and a CD I say.
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JamesSenior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
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FTP would be the only option. Or as pjam said post it. Depending on your setup you may not be able to FTP.
Kent DyerIT Security Analyst Senior
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Couple of options..

Depending on your restrictions, you may be able to send it through Outlook - our company allows 12MB.
You can host the file via http or ftp and then provide the link to person
You use a hosted solution like Google Docs or SkyDrive
DropBox is another option

HTH,

Kent
Since binary files get mostly uuencoded when emailed, there is an increase of 12,5% to binary file size.

What you can do, is to split a file into multiple parts.
Take a look at: http://www.spadixbd.com/freetools/jsplit.htm

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Joe

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