You’ve perfected your video and you’re ready to send the video to your email address, but the email says “Sorry. The file size is too large for email attachment.” Video creators everywhere are familiar with this annoying pop-up. It can be a hassle however, we’ve got the tricks and tips to assist you in sending large video files to email. Along with email and cloud storage, you can use large file transfer services to send videos up to 10TB online.
We’ll discuss all you should be aware of regarding file size limitations for email providers, including attaching to emails a large video and then successfully sending the video via email. Explore the following topics:
How do I transmit a large-sized video by email (3 options)
- Send your video to Dropbox
- The file should be compressed for emailing
- Insert files using Google Drive
How do you send a large video to an email (3 methods)
If business owners and creators need to send massive video files, this may be a bit difficult. We’ve all heard of”errors” and the “error” symbol if we need to try to transmit a large files. Why? because you could be missing crucial actions between the export of the video and attaching a file to an email.
Large video files in the email are limited
Each email service has different limits on the size of files.
- Outlook limit on file size: Upload files to Outlook email should be a maximum in the range of 20MB for the entire.
- Gmail limit on file size The maximum size for sending large video files using Gmail must have at a maximum that is 25, MB in all.
- Yahoo mail limit for file size: Send up to 25 Megabytes of video in email using Yahoo mail.
- Zoho mail limit on file size: Send large video files as large as 20 MB in total via Zoho mail.
- The size of iCloud’s mail file limit: Send and receive messages which are up to 20MB in size when using the iCloud mail service.
1. Send your video to Dropbox
Sharing files is easy by Dropbox. The modern workspace is designed to help you reduce your busy life so that you can be focused on the matters that matter.
The files you upload to Dropbox cannot exceed the storage space limit. There is no size limit for files uploaded via mobile or desktop applications as well as files uploaded to dropbox.com are limited to a size of 50GB.
Upload your video into Dropbox or save it and upload directly through our online editor for video. After your video is uploaded to Dropbox all you need to do is login to or sign into Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo mail, Zoho Mail or iCloud. Send the links to the video (copy) to forward emails to address (paste). It’s that simple.
2. The file should be compressed to email it
Are you thinking of making use of an online tool to compress your video videos?
When you compress or zip-file your videos this reduces the size of your file, which could be small enough to allow you to send within the limits of email size.
3. Insert files using Google Drive
If you send an email using an account on your Gmail account, see a Google Drive logo next to the attachment (paperclip) button. The Google Drive attachment button allows users to add up to 25MB of files by using the Google Drive storage.
All you need to do is upload the video file from Google Drive, then click to send. If the file size exceeds 25MB, Gmail automatically adds the Google Drive link to your email, instead of adding the video in an attachment.
There are numerous other cloud storage options that you can utilize to upload your video files. You can then upload them to email addresses. OneDrive, as well as iCloud, are two other well-known cloud storage services that work with email services such as Outlook, Yahoo, Zoho mail, and iCloud mail.
Similar to Google Drive and Dropbox, all you need to upload is your huge document to a cloud service and then copy the URL and copy the link into an email.
What is the reason Google Drive lowering the quality of my videos?
Massive video files that are uploaded immediately onto Google Drive will appear to appear blurry. This is due to the fact that Google Drive displays a lower-resolution version of the video while working on the HD version in the background.
Don't be worried the video won't remain blurry. Once the processing is complete your video, it will display in high-resolution once more.
What's the fastest and most cost-effective way to share a video?
If you've got access to the internet, then the most efficient method to share large video files is to save them to online cloud storage. Send your video link to anyone you'd want. Be sure to ensure they have access to the internet.
How do I embed a video within an email?
Option 1: Make a part from your film into GIF and then insert the GIF in your email, and then include a link to the full video within your newsletter.
Option 2: Copy the link of the video on an online video-sharing site then paste the link into your email. An overview of the movie will be displayed.
Option 3: Take a photo of your video, copy and paste the image into your new email, then link your image with a hyperlink to the entire video.