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#1 Rachelle942

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 08:32 AM

I have a home made video that i am trying to send to a family member in the states through email.  It is 21.5 MB and the length is 1min 38 seconds.  Keeps saying it is too big to email.  I just purchased Roxio Creator 2012.  I use Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1.. Inspiron 620  Intel® Core™ i5-2310 CPU @2.90GHz 2.90GHz   Ram 6.0GB   64 bit Operating System

I tried to figure out how to cut it at the half way mark and email like that. i was told to use WinZip to compress and email, did not do anything either.  i am obviously missing some info on how to properly do that.

any help would be greatly appreciated.. thank you

#2 karri

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 11:25 AM

It depends on your email provider as to how big a file you can send. You can export it from VideoWave as a wmv file (Output > Export > Purpose = Email > Video File Quality = Windows Media Video) . One of the presets should be small enough for email.

You might have better luck, though, uploading the video to Youtube and emailing the link to the video to your family. On Youtube you can mark the video as private or unlisted, so that it is not viewable by the general public.
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Posted 28 March 2012 - 12:21 PM

.. or you can try the upfordown free online file sharing. Take a look at the FAQ on that site.
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Posted 28 March 2012 - 03:12 PM

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It is 21.5 MB and the length is 1min 38 seconds. Keeps saying it is too big to email.

I have mediacom cable and can email 25mb to a friend in New Orleans who has cox cable but that is the limit. Most email providers only allow 5 to 10mb. I would follow the suggestion to host it on a website and send them a link to download.
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#5 Rachelle942

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 04:19 PM

thanks to all for your replies . i will try all that you suggested..  
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#6 Jason@Corel

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 12:39 PM

I might suggest the easiest and fastest way to share files like that:

www.dropbox.com

or

skydrive.live.com




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