File Sharing


A lot of files (e.g., design files, promo videos) are usually too large to be emailed, so you will need to use a file sharing websites to get your file to your printer or other intended recipient. Some of the most popular file sharing websites are:

DropBox – www.dropbox.com

DropBox is a service that provides an online home for your photos, documents, videos and other files. Anything you upload to DropBox is accessible from your computer, phone and the DropBox website, which means you can easily share files with others as well. Invite your friends, family, and teammates to any folder in your Dropbox, and it’ll be as if you saved that folder straight to their computer. You can send people links to specific files, photos and folders in your Dropbox, too. If you find you have reached the 2GB limit that a free account provides, you can pay to upgrade to a 1TB storage space on a monthly or annual basis.

Google Drive – www.drive.google.com

Drive starts you off with 15GB of free Google online storage, so you can keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos – anything. Your files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. You can quickly invite others to view, download, and collaborate on all the files you want, so no email attachments are needed. If you need more storage space, you can upgrade on a monthly basis.

OneDrive – www.onedrive.live.com

OneDrive is pre-installed on Windows 10 and works on all your devices. Access and share files and photos on PC, Mac, Android and iOS. OneDrive allows you to collaborate with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote from your desktop, mobile device, and the web. When you initially sign up, you get 5 GB of storage for free. If you need more space, you can purchase plans with a higher storage limit.

iCloud – www.icloud.com

iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Drive keep all your photos, videos and documents stored securely and updated everywhere. Family Sharing lets you easily share music, movies, photos and more with everyone in your family. With iCloud Drive, you can safely store all your documents in iCloud and access them from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or even PC. On your iOS device, those documents are easier than ever to find thanks to the new iCloud Drive app built into iOS 9, which lets you access all the files you store in iCloud from one convenient place. When you sign up for iCloud, you automatically get 5GB of free storage. If you need more storage, you can upgrade to a larger storage plan. You can upgrade your iCloud storage from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC, and you can choose a total of 50GB, 200GB, or 1TB.

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