How To Send Mass Mailings And Large Files


These piece of files or zipped corseted fit through the mouth of the email. These albums, these presentations with music, those vacation videos. These failed attempts to send email … Sometimes it is impossible to attach large files to our shipments by email.

Both Outlook (formerly Hotmail) as Gmail or Yahoo 25Mb limit the weight of the attachment, which is more than enough for most cases but not all. Especially when you consider that today many photos taken with mobile weigh a few megs.


It must first be borne in mind that the email accounts that use most (the aforementioned Outlook, Gmail or Yahoo), free services that are “kindly” We offer these companies, not an inherent right of all Internet users . Therefore, suppliers are those who have in their hands to change the rules of use and limit, if they consider appropriate, the number of messages you can send or receive.

For example, Google will temporarily disable your account if you send emails to more than 500 different addresses or if the number of emails unsuccessfully trying to send is suspiciously high. After 24 hours you will reset all rights to your account.

Similarly, Outlook rather it limited use that can make your account newly registered users. As the owner of an email is earning its “reputation” with good use of the assigned email, you can access the best conditions, and can send more emails to more people.

You can also check the system has a SMS that will dispel all doubts Outlook algorithm may have on the user. It notes that most providers of email services typically offer “Premium” performance options such as attaching large files or send mass emails to many recipients.


Besides size, another problem you may find when sending a file by email antivirus filter is that the supplier deems suspicious (very common in executable files).

We can then choose to compress the file, but we will find the operation is becoming a cumbersome both: compress the file, attach it (uploading it to the server, it takes his own) … and then the receiver has again mail I download it, unzip it … a bummer.

Instead, it is more advisable to upload the file or files in question to storage services “in the cloud” as Dropbox or Google Drive. We do not get rid of the little nuisance to upload the file to a server, but at least we get a link that we send to those recipients want. And it is better to send a link to elephantine an attachment!

In contrast, P2P systems (peer to peer, or port to port) are more comfortable and desirable option. Instead of using a storage service and its corresponding server as a bridge to transfer the file, it will be shipped directly from our computer to the computer of the recipient. As before, just we send a download link, so the process is fast and simple.

The main drawback of this method is that we keep our connection open while our contact receives the file because it is we who are sending the file hosted on our PC. It is also true that many users prefer this kind of transfers without intermediaries for security.

If you decant for such mailings you can use the services of the web FilePizza, for example.


The options are many, and they all work pretty well. Infinit, for example, works for Windows and Mac, and allows you to send files structures with directories and sub directories, and is able to resume a download that was interrupted. Recently renewed version available, as noted, has as main advantage that you save time and effort by not having to go through the “cloud” to get that file very, very big to your contact.