Need to send a 300 MB file, but can't

I need to send a 300Mb file, but don't know how to do this?  Can someone point me in the correct direction?

I'm trying to send this through Gmail.
vulture714Asked:
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larsrohrCommented:
For sending large-ish files, a service like YouSendIt (http://www.yousendit.com/) may be more appropriate.  Lots of email providers have sending/receiving limits much lower thatn 300 Mb.
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collins23Commented:
you could also try hosting the file on your web server and sending the other party a download link instead
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vulture714Author Commented:
What about if I have a website, would I be able to send it from there?  I have Godaddy.
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collins23Commented:
yes, if you have a website. you can put it somewhere on your website.

and send the other person  a link to the download on your website.

if you are concerned about security of the file you can even use .htaccess to restrict access.
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vulture714Author Commented:
How do I do this?
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collins23Commented:
who manages your website ?

if it is you, the same way you upload files ( if you use winscp , filezilla ) or something similar

is the same way you upload the file

if your website is hosting on servers in your company, i think it would be easier.

Just get the person who manages your web server to upload it for you.

check this out
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dhavalgsmsnCommented:
http://www.sendspace.com/ use this , it will let you send upto 300 MB file in a glance

if you have more than 300 MB file you can split them using winzip/winrar and send multiple 300 MB files

its free, for more than 300 MB you may requires to spend money on the services like this
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Some times it turns out to be easier to put files that big on a CD and mail it.  You could even mail it overnight.
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Didier VallySystems Engineer and Finance AnalystCommented:
Gmail is limited to 10MB.
You can use a file splitter tool to split your file, such as HJSPLIT.
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CNS_SupportCommented:
You are best to go with the first guy and use You Send It.
Easy to set up, can send up to 2Gb with the free trial for 2 weeks or 100Mb with the free version and it will be a fast download for the receiver.
You Send It
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qf3l3kCommented:
Another option will be to use service like Dropbox or Skydrive which offers you cloud storage.
If there is an option that you can upload file to cloud storage and then download it on the other end that this type of service will be perfect.

Dropbox - http://www.dropbox.com/ - offers 2GB for free - upload size limited to 300MB per file
SkyDrive - http://www.skydrive.com/ - offers 25GB for free - upload size limited to 50MB per file

Upload file limit means that you might want to split file into smaller chunks and upload multiple number of files smaller than allowed limit.

To split files and same time compress them (so upload and download will be smaller) you can use 7-zip - http://www.7-zip.org/ - as this is also for free, so it will compress files and split them into smaller volumes.

I'd say that would be most convinient way of sending files via Internet for long distances.
You can allow multiple people to access your files and you don;t need to re-send it.
Also, you can access your files from any place as both services offer web interface to access your files.

In addition Dropbox has client for PC, so you can separate folders on your computer which will be synchronized with Dropbox account. That gives you flexibility of sharing data when required, takes away need to struggle how to send data to someone and give you also ability to have backup.

Hope that helps. Let us know if you have any specific requirements which might prevent you from using Cloud Storage solutions then we can try to find something which will fix into your needs.
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lancecurwensvilleCommented:
if you are already using gmail, then you can utilize google docs to do this.  Right click on the folder containing the files, send to-->zip.  Open google docs, upload, and share (enter email address of person you want to share it with), they get an email link to the file.

http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2010/01/upload-and-store-your-files-in-cloud.html

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