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email - Send a whole Folder

by mgsoldba / February 29, 2008 5:04 PM PST

Hello,
I want to send the folder "My Pictures" to a friend. I have there a 100 pictures.
Can I send it by attaching the folder to a mail (1 attachment, not 100 attachments)?
Thank you,
Gila.

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Many solve this by...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 29, 2008 11:03 PM PST

Sending a ZIP file of the folder. See google.com about ZIP files.

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However ...
by Kees Bakker / March 1, 2008 9:52 PM PST

if each photo is the usual nearly 1 Mb, 100 photo's are some 100 Mb. And they don't compress well, so after zipping it's still nearly 100 Mb. Most email-providers (both for the sender and the receiver) don't allow such big attachements.

So you need to zip, say, 10 pictures each time and send 10 mails with one (10 Mb) attachment each. That's acceptable?

Kees

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Online Storage
by mgsoldba / March 2, 2008 4:08 PM PST
In reply to: However ...

Hello,
Thank you very much for your advice. I did not think about the size.
Since I can not send a big file by email, I will upload the zipped file to www.box.net, where they allocate 1G storage, free of payment.
Then it can be downloaded to another disk.
It is even better than to fill the mail box with big attachments.
Gila.

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