Have you ever had this dilemma, you have to send a huge file but the file is way too big to attach to an email? Well, you are in luck. There are many programs out there that let you share or send large files. We have outlined four of the most popular below.


YouSendIt is free and easy to use. It permits you to send massive files through their cloud-based storage system.  One of the best things about YouSendIt, is that you can set an expiration date for the data you’ve uploaded. You are also able to limit who can access which files. This gives the user a lot of control and a a bit more security.


DropSend operates in much the same way as YouSendIt.  DropSend, however, offers file-sharing programs in a number of option. For instance, you can choose DropSend Lite, which is free. This version permits you to send five files a month. The basic version of the program costs $5 a month, and allows you to send 15 files a month. The business version – $99 a month – allows users to send a limitless number of files each month.


SugarSync is popular with tablet and smartphone users, as it saves all of your files to all of your gadgets at once. SugarSync also allows you to choose who has access to these files. So that you can share movies and music with your friends while keeping important work documents private.


Dropbox is one of the most widely recognized file-sharing programs. It has the benefit of allowing you to store your files on all of your devices at once like SugarSync, and it has a variety of payment levels.