Transfer Share and Send Large Files

Whether you’re trying to send a promotional video to a client or a home tape to a family member, large file transfers can be a headache without the right tools.

Trying to send a bunch of video files through an email account is far from ideal. Given that email providers like Google (Gmail) only allow you to attach files up to 25MB, you need an alternative.

The best ways to transfer, send or share large files

Upload your files to cloud storageFiles.comExaVault, and Dropbox are examples of cloud storage systems that enable files to be distributed through sending links to the file’s location.
Use Chat AppsTelegram Messenger - This free chat app has strong security and allows files of up to 2 GB to be transferred, while the paid Telegram Premium increases that limit to 4 GB
Compress the filesUse systems such as 7-Zip, Express Zip, and WinZip to reduce the file size before sending.
Use a VPNMask the size of the file and its real destination from restrictions imposed by ISPs.
USB Flash DriveMove the file physically by carrying it on removable storage.
FTPUse the straightforward unencrypted file transfer system that is fast and will move large files.
SFTPPasses files along a secure tunnel and enables file transfers interrupted by dropped connections to be resumed.
FTPSA secure file transfer system that is protected by TLS, which guards safe browser connections in HTTPS.
JumpshareA link-sharing system that includes a free account option.
Courier a Hard DriveMove a large volume of files safely over long distances.
Send AnywhereA file storage and link-sharing system that can manage files up to 10 GB in size.
WeTransferA free file access and distribution system that handles files of up to 2 GB and can be upgraded for a fee to manage files up to 20 GB in size.

How to send large files

1. Upload your files to cloud storage

Upload your files to cloud storage

Uploading files to cloud storage is a great way to transfer large files such as photos and video. Popular cloud service providers like Google Drive,, ExaVault, Dropbox, and OneDrive offer mountains of online storage. Each of these products is accessible with more than enough space to cover most file types.

These solutions are cost-effective so that you don’t have to pay a premium to be able to store and access your files in the cloud. For example, Google Drive is free for your first 15 GB of storage space.

Our methodology for selecting large file transfer systems

We reviewed the market for transfer software and analyzed the options based on the following criteria:

  • The ability to manage the transfer of large files
  • A range of secure transfer options
  • An easy-to-use interface
  • Options for air-gap transfers
  • Activity logging
  • A free tool or a free assessment period
  • A good set of useful tools at a reasonable price that represents value for money (FREE TRIAL)

File devices charges a monthly subscription per user with three plan levels. The Starter plan is charged at $10 (£8.10) per month. Users can try the system for free on a 7-day free trial.

Key Features:

  • Files up to 5GB
  • Cloud storage space
  • Reduces transmission duplication
  • Secure access
  • Invite others to view

Why do we recommend it? is a good, quick way that a business can get a cloud drive up and running and have a method for sharing and sending files provided without the need for in-house technical expertise. It is easy to set up an account for each of your employees and you don’t have to worry about storage or transfer security because it is built into the service.

Files File Sharing Interface

The system is frequently used by media companies because it is particularly good at transferring large files of up to 5 TB. The cloud service deploys a transfer accelerator to speed up file transfers to the server.

One a large file is resident at, the user just sends a link to the intended recipient for access on the server rather than transferring the file onward.

Who is it recommended for?

Media businesses that deal with video files that extend to large sizes would benefit from the service because it is able to transfer files up to 5 GB in size. Similarly, engineering and manufacturing design services would need that large file transfer capability.


  • Scalable solution, making it ideal for both small businesses and enterprises alike
  • Features robots user management, permissions, and access control to support long-term use
  • Allows users to create links to files that have special rules, such as expiration dates or click tracking
  • Can compress large files for faster transfer
  • Supports integrations into other cloud-based storage options such as Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive


  • While the platform is easy to use, some of the more advanced features can take time to learn and implement

EDITOR'S CHOICE is, in our opinion, the best solution available for transferring large files. This service allows you to save large files on a secure cloud platform for link-invite access by recipients. Not only is this system more secure than any solution that sends copies out to many other locations but it helps save the planet. Internet traffic is a major consumer of electricity and therefore, increases the carbon footprint of businesses that send large files around the world. Cut down waste with this system and improve security by using the platform for backups as well.

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OS: Cloud-based


ExaVault Session Logs

ExaVault is a new service that aims to compete fully with the more established cloud file storage services by adding on useful secure file transfer services. This platform offers plans that are intended for the temporary storage of files for distribution and other packages that can be used for business user file storage long term.

Key Features: 

  • Usage options
  • Secure connections
  • Storage encryption
  • Access controls

Unique feature

There are a number of cloud-based secure FTP systems on this list but of these, ExaVault excels at its ability to integrate into automated workflows. The service is able to transfer larger files than However, that capacity relies on compression, which you could easily apply to Files to be transferred with, busting the record set by ExaVault.

Why do we recommend it?

ExaVault is very similar to other services on this list, and all of them are excellent systems with link invites for access permissions. The ExaVault system is good for transferring large files and centralizing file storage instead of duplicating files through distribution, which loses control over the content of those files.

ExaVault File Sharing Screen

All of the plan levels offered by ExaVault allow white-labeling, so this would be an excellent service for managed service providers to offer to their clients. As well as offering a system for the transfer of large files, this tool can be used to centralize corporate file storage or backup local directories automatically through syncing.

Who is it recommended for?

Businesses that want to automate file transfers and create scripts for file processing would benefit most from the ExaVault system. These types of workflows can be difficult to set up and if you don’t need that capability, then you would find it hard to choose between this service and


  • Useful for secure file distribution
  • Can be used as the corporate file server
  • Sync local files for backup and cross-device availability
  • Access controls per file


  • Doesn’t offer a free version

ExaVault offers a 30-day free trial and its plans start at $120 per month for 1 TB of space serving up to 10 users.

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Dropbox is another popular choice because it has a desktop application and mobile application that allows you to upload files no matter what size they are. If you upload these files to the Dropbox website then you’ll have to stay below a limit of 50GB.

Key Features:

  • No file size limit
  • Mobile app
  • Cloud storage
  • Free plan

Unique feature

Dropbox is one of many cloud drive systems, with major rivals including Google Drive and OneDrive. This service is presented here as a good representative of a niche of service that provides users with exactly the same type of file storage environment that they use on their desktop computers.

Why do we recommend it?

Dropbox is very easy for average users to comprehend. It can be set up as a backup system through syncing, simultaneously making files available on multiple devices. The system includes the typical discretionary access controls offered by other cloud platforms on this service that enable users to allow others access to their files through link invites.

The user interface on the desktop application is also very user-friendly, all you need to do is right-click the Share button on the file you want to send and then enter the email addresses of the people you want to share the file with.

Who is it recommended for?

Dropbox is a good choice for any business type and also for individuals for private use. Businesses that have roaming workers who frequently switch devices when moving from the office to the site would particularly benefit from using Dropbox.


  • Allows for files transfers on mobile as well as desktop devices
  • Supports automatic synchronization
  • Is a scalable subscription-based platform
  • Great for collaboration


  • Could separate personal and work files better in the app
  • Could make switching between accounts easier
  • Permission management can be difficult to understand and implement at scale

Dropbox is free for less than 2GB of storage space. Though you can also upgrade to the Professional version for $19.99 (£16.19) with up to 2 TB worth of space.

2. Use a Chat App like Telegram

Telegram Chat - Send 4GB

Telegram Messenger is a chat app that allows you to transfer a file of up to 2 GB between users. This tool is regularly used by private individuals, businesses, social groups, and political organizations to provide group collaboration facilities. The app is very secure with all connections protected by AES-256 encryption and file transfers are sent within the app tunnel.

Key Benefits:

  • Secure chat channel
  • File transfers up to 4 GB
  • Multi-thread transfers
  • File compression
  • Group file access

Why do we recommend it?

Telegram is a chat app but it can also be ranked as a team collaboration tool for businesses. In this category, it competes with systems such as Slack, Teams, and Zoom – video chat and voice calls are also possible with this tool. Each member opens an individual account and then joins a group for corporate activity.

While Telegram is free to use, there is a paid upgrade available, called Telegram Premium. This version allows files of up to 4 GB to be transferred. With both versions, Telegram uses a multi-threaded architecture to send files in segments simultaneously, which speeds up transfers. It is possible to send larger files by splitting them up or by compressing them with zip systems.

Unique feature

Telegram’s encryption system is a custom protocol, which is based on 2048-bit RSA encryption for session establishment and 256-bit AES encryption for the session. This is a typical combination used by VPNs. The system is so secure that it drives authoritarian governments crazy – the app is banned in China, Iran, Cuba, and many other countries.

Who is it recommended for?

Telegram now has 700 million users worldwide. It is used by businesses and pressure groups as well as private individuals. The service is an open source system, so if you want to develop your own corporate system, you can get developers to download and change the code. Telegram also provides APIs for developers.


  • Strong privacy with uncrackable encryption and blocks on screenshots
  • Fast file transfers
  • Possible to post a file to a group for mass access
  • Code available for the development of custom apps
  • Voice and video chats and conferencing are possible


  • The Premium version can work out expensive for large groups
  • No team administration functions – individuals have control over their accounts

Pricing: Telegram is free to use while Telegram Premium costs $4.99/£4.99 per month. Subscribe via the Premium Bot for a lower price of $3.49/£3.49 per month or $34.90/£34.90 per year.

3. Compress the Files


Another tried and tested method of transferring files is to compress them. Compressing the files reduces the amount of space that is needed to store them. The process of creating a zip file is simple on Windows.

Key Benefits:

  • Reduces transfer time
  • Cuts storage requirements
  • Improves privacy

All you need to do is create a folder and place all of the files you want to transfer into it. After you’ve created the folder you can right-click on it and select Send to > Compressed (Zipped folder). The files are ready to be sent.

It is important to note that file compression is ineffective for JPEG and MP3 files because they’ve already been compressed! To process the files you can use free compression software such as 7-Zip, Express Zip and WinZip.


  • Gives you more control over which channel you send the files
  • Saves time on transferring files and potentially money if planning to store them on a cloud-based system like Google Drive


  • Is a manual process that requires knowledge of file compression
  • Is not automatically applied to files, wasting time for frequent files transfers
  • Is not effective for files that are already in compressed formats
  • The recipient must understand how to decompress and retrieve the files

4. Use a VPN


Using a VPN or Virtual Private Network is a useful technique for transferring files because it allows you to avoid broadband traffic management restrictions placed by your internet service provider (ISP). Many ISPs control upload bandwidth to restrict the size of files that you can upload.

Key Benefits:

  • Connection encryption
  • Transmission privacy
  • Hides sender’s location

A VPN is used to encrypt your traffic and keep your online activities confidential. When using a VPN an ISP can’t identify the contents of your web traffic. For file transfers, this means that the ISP can’t recognize the size of the files and impose any limits on you.

Sending files through a VPN isn’t without its issues. The internet connection will likely slow down substantially and the files won’t necessarily arrive intact. So if the quality is a large concern, it is advisable to try an alternative tool.


  • Allows for private and secure data transfer between two sites
  • Circumvents protocol or application-based throttling
  • Can be faster than using a public service


  • Requires technical understanding of how to set up a site to site VPN, or how to install one on your own
  • Not viable for one-off transfers, more suited for long term file-trading like EDI partnerships

5. USB flash drive

USB flash drives are an excellent alternative if you need to transfer files to a friend or colleague. USB flash drives range in size from 2 GB to 1 TB giving you more than enough space to upload files even of the densest content. Of course, if you decide to use a USB flash drive you will have to make sure that you don’t misplace it!

Key Benefits:

  • Needs no technical skills
  • Creates air gap
  • Fast

With a flash drive transferring files is extremely easy because all you need to do is insert the drive into your computer’s USB ports. Once the computer recognizes the drive you can drag-and-drop the files you want into it.

After that, you can eject the draft and take it to another device or individual. While there’s a little more legwork required with this method, it’s very easy to do. If you want simplicity and reliability then this one is a good choice.


  • Possibly the simplest form of file transfer
  • Very easy to do
  • Recipient can easily retrieve the files


  • Not secure unless the drive is properly encrypted
  • Data is lost if the drive is lost or corrupted
  • ‘Sneakernetting’ requires you to physically send the USB drive
  • Not ideal for time-sensitive file transfers
  • Not ideal for site backups or extremely large file transfers
  • Not a viable option for continuous backups

6. FTP

FileZilla Client Screenshot

FTP or File transfer protocol is an old school way to transfer files. FTP is a TCP/IP protocol that transfers files between FTP servers and clients. FTP was designed specifically for transferring large files. All you need to do to start using the protocol is an FTP client.

Key Benefits:

  • Good for in-house transfers
  • Fast
  • Straightforward

The good thing about FTP is that what it lacks in security it makes up for with its file management capabilities. There’s no restriction on the size of single transfers, you can queue transfers, schedule future transfers, and send multiple files at once. The advantages of FTP make it one of the more efficient ways to send files back and forth.

Xlight FTP Server client

There are many free FTP clients online like FileZilla and Xlight. The only problem with FTP is that it is not secure. Usernames and passwords are transferred in plain text so an attacker can read the contents of files. To protect against attackers use FTP for non-confidential data.


  • Easy to use, even for users who aren’t as tech-savvy
  • No restrictions on file type, size, or number of transfers
  • Great option for trading files with a partner you know and trust


  • Inherently isn’t as secure
  • Can be hacked if misconfigured or has weak credentials
  • System will not work if either site is having server or internet issues
  • Requires technical setup that requires IT experience

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SolarWinds SFTP-SCP Server

Secure File Transfer Protocol or SFTP is the secure variant of FTP. The protocol enables the user to transfer files through Secure Shell (SSH). SSH serves to prevent unauthorized users from viewing passwords and other information through encryption while files are in transit.

Key Benefits:

  • Secure
  • Many free clients
  • Universally implemented

To transfer a file the server must authenticate the client user and verify the channel is secure. The inbuilt security features of SFTP make it ideal for sending sensitive data in an enterprise environment.

Most FTP servers include SFTP transfers by default. Reliable free SFTP servers include SolarWinds SFTP/ SCP Server, FileZilla, and Server. SFTP is also advantageous when compared to FTPS because it doesn’t require lots of open ports to function (open ports are potential entry points into your network).

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However, SFTP is a little less convenient than some other measures on this list because you have to install an SFTP server and configure it. So if you want simplicity you’re better off with a cloud storage solution. In addition, if regulatory compliance is a concern then the lack of user activity logs can cause problems.


  • A more secure option than FTP, helps protect data in transit better
  • Doesn’t utilize a large number of open ports
  • Can move files using CLI


  • Can be hacked if misconfigured or has weak credentials
  • System will not work if either site is having server or internet issues
  • Requires technical setup that requires IT experience


SolarWinds FTP Voyager

File Transfer Protocol Secure or FTPS is another secure version of FTP. FTPS is secured over Secure Sockets Layer or SSL (also known as TLS) which encrypts connections. With this protocol, file transfers can be authenticated through passwords, client certificates, and server certificates. FTPS authenticates connections with a user ID and password or certificate and verifies the certificate of the server you’re connecting to.

Key Benefits:

  • Encrypted
  • Widely used
  • Free clients available

The main advantage of FTPS is that its encryption makes it a safe way to send confidential information. It also has the strength of being compliant with most regulatory frameworks. FTPS transfers are PCI DSS, SOX, HIPAA, and HITECH compliant. It is important to note that FTPS isn’t without its vulnerabilities.

Every time a file transfer is made a port will be opened, which could be an entry point for an attacker. As a consequence, many firewalls make it difficult to use FTPS connections. Not all FTP servers support FTPS but there are many products that do., and FileZilla all support FTPS.

9. Jumpshare

Jumpshare screenshot

There are many free and paid online services that enable you to upload large files and Jumpshare is one of the most popular. Jumpshare allows you to send up to 250 MB of files for free and record them as shareable links. Whoever has the link can then access the file content.

Key Features:

  • Free plan
  • Send a link
  • Control access

Unique feature

The screen capture, session recording, and video editing features in Jumpshare are unique among file-sharing systems. This package is aimed toward file sharing as a medium for work collaboration and sales presentations.

Why do we recommend it?

The free edition of Jumpshare is very tempting. That plan includes some of the unique video screening and embedding services of the Jumpshare service that are greatly expanded in the paid versions.

If you compare this with the 25 MB limit of most email services, there is a substantial difference. These tools are also very user-friendly. For example, in Jumpshare you can drag and drop the files that you want to share to the menu bar icon. Then a link will be copied to your clipboard.

Using Jumpshare is a good idea if you want the convenience of transferring files online without the need to use any more technical “workarounds.” All you need to do to begin is sign up online on the vendor website.

Who is it recommended for?

Anyone that needs to send visual information, or conduct brainstorming sessions with shared images or motion capture that can be annotated would benefit from the Jumpshare system more than any other file sugaring system on this list.


  • Easy to use interface uses a drag and drop feature
  • Can send files as simple downloadable links
  • No technical setup


  • Can only move 25 MB of files for free
  • Requires email login
  • Not the best option for long term large file transfers such as backups, replications, or EDI systems

10. Courier a Hard Drive


If you have lots of large files to send then filling up a hard drive and sending it off with a courier is an effective way to transfer files. Physically sending a large volume of files via a courier is often much faster than attempting to upload those files through a broadband connection.

Key Benefits:

  • Global reach
  • No-nonsense
  • Non-technical

Shipping hard drives can raise some concerns in terms of damage and theft. If you make the decision to send your hard drive via a courier you have to make sure that it is packaged correctly so that it won’t get damaged in transit.


  • About as easy as ordering a pizza
  • Very easy to do
  • Recipient can easily retrieve the files


  • Drive can get damaged in shipping, losing the data
  • Data can get potentially stolen if lost, unless encrypted
  • Shipping a large amount of information on multiple drives could cost prohibitive
  • Not a good long term solution for regular data transfers

11. Send Anywhere screenshot

Send Anywhere is a file-sharing application that allows you to send files with a 6-digit key from your device to any destination you desire. You can create a link to access files so that other individuals can access your shared files in any location.

Key Features:

  • Send a link
  • Time-limited access
  • Mobile access

Unique feature

This system is a file distribution service that temporarily stores files on a cloud storage platform. This makes it a halfway system between an FTP utility and a cloud drive with link invitations.

Why do we recommend it?

The cloud storage and link invite systems on this list are great but not everyone needs that degree of service. If you just want a short-term secure link invite file sharing platform, Send Anywhere is a good system to try.

Files have an expiration time so that the files will become unavailable after a specific time period. Send Anywhere has a 10 GB file size limit. The application supports a range of operating systems including Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, iOS, Amazon Kindle, and Outlook Add-In.

If you require more firepower, you can purchase Send Anywhere PLUS, which will give you a server to work with. Send Anywhere PLUS is faster with a 100 MB/s transfer speed and uploads at up to 50 GB at once. The paid version is also very affordable at $5.99 (£4.85) per month.

Who is it recommended for?

Businesses that need to send out a lot of files and don’t want to be bothered with retaining those files or managing storage space would enjoy the Send Anywhere system. The type of activity that the system would be suitable for would be event invites or routine, non-personal notifications, such as those used by a healthcare provider, a car mechanic garage, or a legal service.


  • Supports up to 10 GB of files per send
  • Uses six-digit code to access the files securely
  • Cross-platform with Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • File access available on iOS and Android mobile app


  • Not the best option for EDI transactions or files that must remain in compliance
  • Not a viable solution for site replication or server backups

12. WeTransfer

WeTransfer Screenshot

Finally, we have WeTransfer. It’s is a free online file-sharing service that requires no registration. All you need to do to use it is go onto the website, add your file, enter the destination email address, your email address, and a message. The free version enables you to transfer up to 2GB worth of files.

Key Features:

  • Online system
  • Free plan
  • Send a link

Unique feature

Although there is a paid service for WeTransfer, it is the free version that makes this package unique. You can just send one file through a link instead of an attachment, which gets around the attachment size limit of most email systems.

Why do we recommend it?

The no-fuss free service of WeTransfer is an online system that doesn’t require either you or the recipient to sign up or log in. This is a quick and handy method for emailing large files.

You can also upgrade to WeTransfer Plus which supports 20 GB of file transfers at once and up to 100Gb storage total for $12 (£9.72) a month. You can also protect your files with a password and customize the emails you send. The large file transfer limit should cover most enterprise users sufficiently.

The fact that you don’t need to signup or download anything makes WeTransfer a top pick if you want to transfer a file. So if you want to share files without any hassle then you can’t go wrong here.

Who is it recommended for?

There is no specific type of person or business that would use WeTransfer, it is a good service for anyone or any size of enterprise.


  • Free version generously offers 2GB of file transfers
  • Great for one-off files that are too big for email systems
  • Doesn’t require a download
  • Doesn’t require the recipient to sign up or install anything


  • Not the best option for EDI transactions or files that must remain in compliance
  • Not a viable solution for site replication or server backups

Some more tools for transferring large files

There are a lot of free utilities available and we have detailed many of them above. However, this is not an exhaustive list. So, here is a supplement of more tools that you could use to transfer large files.

  • WinSCP This widely-used file transfer system for Windows doesn’t have special procedures for moving large files. However, it is very easy to use with a great interface that offers a drag-and-drop function. Use SFTP with this free utility to easily connect to remote locations and grab or send files.
  • IBM Aspera If you have heavy live streaming transfer needs, this is a very high-status option. Aspera doesn’t need special leased lines but it can accelerate the speed of transfers to deal with large files quickly or constant demand for high-volume interactive streams. Get a 30-day free trial.
  • Raysync This service is a secure file transfer manager that requires a client program to be installed on both ends of a transfer connection. That requirement means that this is probably a better solution for in-house inter-site transfers. However, it could also be possible to bundle a Raysync client into an installer package to make Wizard-driven installs run faster. Access a free trial to assess it for yourself.
  • TransferNow This is a file hosting service. You upload your files to the TransferNow server, where they can be held for a whole year. Once on the server, you distribute by sending out links. Let recipients view files or download them – it’s your choice. Get a free account that will transfer files up to 5 GB in size or opt for a paid account to transfer files up to 50 GB in size. Access a 7-day free trial.
  • FileMail Despite the name, this service is not limited to managing file transfers via email. This is a hosting service, so you upload your files to the FileMail server, where you will have 1TB of storage space. There is no limit on the size of a file that can be transferred. Integrate the cloud storage service into your site or distribute links to file recipients and let them download your files. You can get a 7-day free trial of any of the FileMail secure file sharing plans.
  • PSiTransfer A simple open-source self-hosted file sharing solution. It’s basically a drag & drop file upload system that lets you send and receive files.
  • Magic Wormhole For the more technically minded, this clever command-line tool that allows for sending files from one computer to another, quickly and securely. It generates a code that can be entered on the receiving end to facilitate the transfer.

Transfer, Send or Share Large Files How You Want!

No matter how many large files you need to send there is a medium out there to help. The file transfer service you use can be as complicated or as simple as you want. Don’t get trapped by file limits imposed by your email provider! Pick a storage solution that can accommodate the bandwidth of files you need to transfer (and a VPN if your ISP is capping your uploads).

If you’re more old school then purchasing a flash drive will give you an efficient means to transfer your data. But if you want something you can access from anywhere, then a cloud storage provider like Google Drive or Dropbox is probably a better fit.

If you’re more technically minded and want to manage a high volume of file transfers then downloading an FTP server might be worth it for low priority files (make sure to use FTPS or SFTP for secure file transfers if you go this route!).

What is the best way to send a very large file?

The biggest problems faced by those who want to send large files are that a dropped connection can abandon the transfer and a big file can take a long time to move. These risks are even greater for very large files. Therefore, you need to find a managed file transfer system that uses a multi-threaded system to break up files and send many segments simultaneously. These tools also provide a Pause and Resume option and transfer recovery for broken connections.

How can I send 30 GB files for free?

The easiest way to send very large files is to upload them to a cloud drive and then send a share link instead of the file. However, many of these systems have space limits on their free edition – for example, the limit on the free Google Drive is 15 GB and for free Dropbox, it is 2 GB. Look at specialized large transfer systems, such as SendBig, which is free for files up to 30 GB, or get a free trial on a premium plan of a cloud drive or email service.

How do I send large files from my phone?

There is no technical difference between sending files from a phone or tablet as there is from a computer. The biggest issue with file transfers from a phone arises from the individual’s data plan. If it is metered, you could end up paying a lot for an extra data allocation. If this is the case, send the file while connected to a WiFi system and turn off data temporarily.

How can I send a large file with a slow connection?

One of the biggest risks with slow connections is that the longer a session lasts, the higher the possibility of a dropped link. Use a data transfer app that will pause and resume a transfer in the case of a lost connection. Some transfer utilities will split a file up and send segments concurrently. However, if you have restricted bandwidth, that won’t solve the problem.

Can hackers attack my cloud storage?

There have been a number of very well-publicized hacks of cloud storage in the past. However, many cloud storage providers have tightened up their account access procedures with the introduction of the-factor authentication (2FA). This involves a challenge question sent to your phone and makes it impossible for a faraway hacker to get into your account even with the password.

How do I bypass Google Drive virus scan warning about large files?

Google Drive scans files before downloading them if you request to download or send them. It can only scan a file of up to 25 MB; anything larger gets a warning that the file can’t be scanned. However, the file will be downloaded anyway. To completely avoid this message, split the file up. If you want to send the file to someone, send them a link instead so they can view it online.