The simple, secure way to send large files

Use Box to securely send large files of all types: PDFs, videos, images, documents, and more

One click to send large files

Wondering how to send large files such as huge photos, enormous videos, and endless presentations? Simply drag and drop your files to Box to create a shareable link. Customizable shared link settings ensure the correct access — whether it’s to edit, preview, or download the file. With Box, you’ll never get a frustrating “this file is too large” error message again.

Simplify content requests

With Box, it’s easier than ever to collect content submissions from coworkers, vendors, or customers using the Request File Link. Simply give submitters a URL, where they can go to easily drag and drop their files and click ‘submit’. Get notifications when the content has been submitted, and skip the hassle of inviting them to folders or changing file permissions. It’s the best way to send and gather large files from anyone.

Send large files to and from any device

You don’t have to be tethered to a VPN or powerful desktop to review or send a big file. With Box, you can send all types of large files from your desktop, laptop, or mobile device, whether it runs on iOS or Android. The recipient can preview, edit, comment, send, or download the files on any device, too — even if they don’t have a Box account.

Keep it secure

Whether you’re working with internal teams or external partners, protecting the flow of your information is critical. With Box, you can send and collaborate on large files without compromising the security of your valuable content. Customizable permission levels, expiration dates, data encryption, and optional password protection make Box shared links a secure, simple way to share important content.

The cloud advantage to sending large files

With Box backups in the cloud, you’ll never lose content between devices or struggle with version control. You can send to multiple people, inviting simultaneous review and edits, and you’ll always have instant access to the most current version of the file. Workflow improves. Communication is amplified. And with automatic notifications, each person can instantly review when a file has been opened or changed.

FAQ

How do I send large files?

Box makes it easy to send large files of any type to anyone, even if they don't have a Box account. Simply create a shared link for that file, then share directly from Box or copy the link to share via email, chat, Slack, or another messaging format.

Is there a size limit on the files I can send?

The maximum file-size limit for uploads to Box varies depending on your account type — from 250 MB to 32GB. To see the maximum file size limit for your account, follow the instructions on this page.

Can I send large files from my phone or tablet?

Yes! Use the Box Mobile App to securely share files with your team, customers, or external agencies from any device.

Can I send large files via Gmail?

Absolutely! Box for Gmail brings your secure Box content repository directly into your Gmail interface. All you have to do is create a shared link for that file and share that link with the intended recipient of the file via email.

Can I send large files in Outlook?

Yes! Box for Outlook brings your secure Box content repository directly into your Outlook interface. Create a shared link for that file, then share it with the intended recipient of the file via email.

How can I email a file larger than 25mb?

It’s easy to send large files with Box. You don’t have to take the time to zip, compress, or otherwise change the files to accommodate email storage space. You just create a shared link for that file from within Box, then share the link directly or copy and paste it into an email or message to share with any recipient.

How can I send large video files online?

You can easily share large video files from Box by creating a shared link for the file. That link can then either be shared directly within Box, or you can copy and paste it into a message or an email.

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