Topic : Sending Files

Secure File Sending and Receiving – Video Tutorial

Find out how to use SendThisFile to send and receive large files, securely!

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How to Send a File

Follow the steps below to begin the first step in sending a large file, which is the secure upload of your file to our servers for distribution to your recipient(s). Easily send files by entering one recipient’s address in the … Continue reading

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Sending Multiple Files or a Folder

To send more than the five files designated on the personal sending page, or to send a folder containing multiple files, it will be necessary to compress, or zip, your files. Zipping files or folders creates a file smaller than the … Continue reading

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Number of Downloads with Multiple Recipients and Files

Each type of SendThisFile account, from Starter to Enterprise, allows you to set the number of downloads for your files. Each transfer can include more than one file, but the number of downloads should correspond to the transfer as a whole and the … Continue reading

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How to Send a File Fast

The speed at which your file will transfer is determined by your maximum Internet connection speed (i.e., bandwidth), which is then combined with network factors such as latency, traffic management, and network congestion to determine your true connection speed (i.e., … Continue reading

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How long will it take to upload or download?

The time it takes to upload or download a very large file depends on the type of connection you have to the Internet. Here are some formulas you can use to make a rough estimate. DSL/ADSL — upload 2 MB per … Continue reading

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Personal Sending Page

The Personal File Sending Page is the page you you are directed to after logging in to SendThisFile. You will use the Personal Sending Page to send large files to your recipients. The first field, Continue reading

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Why is my upload file size larger than on my computer?

The current hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) only allows us to estimate the size of the large file that is being uploaded. Estimates can be as much as 50K bytes too large. As long as the number of bytes uploaded is … Continue reading

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How do I transfer large files to multiple recipients?

With any of our paid plans (Starter, Professional, Business, Enterprise Plans) you can send the same file(s) to multiple recipients at once by simply adding multiple email addresses in the “To” field and separating them with a comma. If your … Continue reading

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Common Problems When Sending Large Files

These are common problem when sending large files and how to troubleshoot them. Continue reading

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