share a file

How can a 1 gig file be sent.

Can a php uploader handle a 1 gig file

I dont want to use google drive or drop box because I need to sign up and person receiving needs to sign up.

File being shared between two people so I dont want to set up a torrent.
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rgb192Asked:
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
All the PHP installs I am aware of limit uploads to much smaller file sizes.  An unmodified install starts at 2 MB.
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rgb192Author Commented:
An unmodified install starts at 2 MB
So if I do shared hosting then I can not modify php.ini file
Would I need dedicated or vps hosting?

Is there a php command to modify upload size limit?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I don't think so.  You might be able to use the 'iniset' command.  

See here:  http://php.net/manual/en/ini.core.php#ini.upload-max-filesize

And here: http://php.net/manual/en/function.ini-set.php
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
to get around file size limits one can just use a file splitter and joiner. WinZip and WinRAR allow you to set a file size.  The internet is pretty stable these days but in the past one would split files into smaller chunks so there was less total size to download if something happened and the connection was lost.
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rgb192Author Commented:
for me; php seems easiest if I set file size limits with php code on my shared hosting plan

wetransfer is also easy but requires me to type my email
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