Send large files, worry-free

Easily share files with Dropbox cloud storage service

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Send files, big and small

Need to send a large media file, CAD drawing, video file or graphics-heavy report with colleagues or friends? With Dropbox, you can send large file types to anyone on any device. When sharing with another Dropbox user, create a shared link. With Dropbox Transfer, you can send files of up to 100 GB (or 250 GB with the Creative Tools Add-On) without taking up space in your Dropbox. Recipients will be able to view and download your file – even if they don’t have a Dropbox account.

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Send big files securely with a shared link

Wondering how to send a large file via email safely or what happens to your email attachments after you send them off? File sharing with Dropbox ensures you’re always in control. Your recipients can view, comment on and download any file link you send from Dropbox, but they won’t be able to edit the original file. You can also password-protect a shared link and set a date for the link to expire. Or, if you want to give recipients the ability to edit shared files, simply invite them to a shared folder with the files inside. You can start sending files via email securely using a Dropbox free trial.

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Deliver your final product with Transfer

Ready to deliver the final full-resolution video or ad campaign assets? With Dropbox Transfer, you can send files of up to 100 GB without taking up space in your Dropbox. Need more transfer power? Contact sales to transfer up to 250 GB with our Creative Tools Add-On.

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Add files and share using your favourite tools

Dropbox integrates seamlessly with popular apps to make file sharing easy. Share content to Slack channels and Zoom meetings directly from Dropbox.

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Preview dozens of file types

Dropbox makes sharing easy and convenient for the recipients of your shared files, too. File recipients can view and comment on any file – including Photoshop, Excel and Sketch files – even if they don’t have those apps installed.

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Frequently asked questions

With Dropbox, you can easily send any large file, including images and video files, to anyone you want – and the receiver won’t even need a Dropbox account to access the file. Create a shared link to send any file in your Dropbox, regardless of size or content, and share that download link via chat, text or email with whomever you like.

Yes, you can send large files from your iPhone or Android device using the Dropbox mobile app. Create a shared link to send any file in your Dropbox, no matter the size, and share that link via chat, text or email with your intended recipients.

Using the Dropbox mobile app, you can send large videos and files from an Android device to an iPhone, or from an iPhone to an Android device. With the Dropbox mobile app, you can send any large file, including large videos, using a shared link.

You can send large files via email by creating a shareable link to a file or folder stored in Dropbox.

  • In Dropbox, hover over a file or folder that you want to send via email and click Share when it appears.
  • If a link hasn’t already been created, click Create Link on the Can Edit or Can View option depending on what access you want to share.
  • Click Link Settings to set a password, expiry date or other permission settings on the link.
  • Click Copy Link and then attach it to an email with whom you want to send the file or folder to.

You won’t have to compress or zip files in order to attach them to your email.

All files uploaded to Dropbox can’t exceed your storage space quota. There is no file size limit for files uploaded through the desktop or mobile apps, and files uploaded to dropbox.com have a maximum file size of 50 GB. For downloads from Dropbox, the following limits apply:

  • Basic (free) accounts: 20 GB of bandwidth and 100,000 downloads per day
  • Plus, Professional and Business accounts: 200 GB of bandwidth and unlimited downloads per day

Dropbox makes sending large files effortless

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