With that said, here are your best file-sharing options—and the features that set them apart.
- Firefox Send. Courtesy of Firefox. …
- Dropbox. Courtesy of Dropbox. …
- WeTransfer. Courtesy of WeTransfer. …
- Google Drive. Courtesy of Google. …
- OneDrive. Courtesy of OneDrive. …
- SendAnywhere. Courtesy of Send Anywhere. …
- iCloud. Courtesy of Apple.
Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Hightail — formerly YouSendIt — are among the services that enable you to share big files easily, as well as store them in the cloud, sync them across multiple devices, and collaborate on them with colleagues and clients.
Share a single item using a link
- Open a file in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides.
- In the top right corner, click Share.
- Click “Get shareable link” in the top right of the “Share with others” box.
- To choose whether a person can view, comment, or edit the file, click the Down arrow next to “Anyone with the link.”
How do I send a private file via email?
Send messages & attachments confidentially
- On your computer, go to Gmail.
- Click Compose.
- In the bottom right of the window, click Turn on confidential mode . Tip: If you’ve already turned on confidential mode for an email, go to the bottom of the email, then click Edit.
- Set an expiration date and passcode. …
- Click Save.
What is the safest way to mail important documents?
Registered Mail is the most secure way to send a package through the USPS. As part of the security conditions for this mail class, Registered Mail must be sent with proof of mailing which requires a trip to the Post Office (you cannot deposit your package in a collection box).
Which file sharing site is the best?
We have curated a list of some of the best and free file sharing sites on the internet right now:
- Google Drive.
- Microsoft OneDrive.
- Amazon Drive.
Open the document you want to share. Click File > Share > Share with People (or, in Word 2013, Invite People). Enter the names or email addresses of the people you’re sharing with. If you want to, click Can Edit or Can View.
Collaborate in Word
- Select Share. on the ribbon. Or, select File > Share. Note: If your file is not already saved to OneDrive, you’ll be prompted to upload your file to OneDrive to share it.
- Select who you want to share with from the drop-down, or enter a name or email address.
- Add a message (optional) and select Send.
Share a folder, drive, or printer
- Right-click the folder or drive you want to share.
- Click Properties. …
- Click Share this folder.
- In the appropriate fields, type the name of the share (as it appears to other computers), the maximum number of simultaneous users, and any comments that should appear beside it.