How To Send Huge Files To Your Friends

Transferring large files over the Internet is extremely challenging. First, you have to upload a huge file to a server, and then ask the remote person to download it from a server. If your Internet connection breaks in between, you are again in for a long haul. Well, don’t despair. I have found out a cool website that allows you to transfer files without uploading them

There are two standard ways to transfer any file. You can use a free e-mail service such as Gmail and transfer files by attaching the file to the e-mail. The other option is to upload the file to a central free file sharing server such as Rapidshare. Both these options have limitations. While a free e-mail service such as Gmail has file size limitations, a file sharing website offers slow download and upload speeds. File sharing websites also have file expiration dates.

I faced this problem, when I had to send a large cache of personal photographs to a cousin of mine. Every time, I attempted uploading the photographs, the Internet link was down for a few seconds – this was enough to interrupt my upload process and start again.

After a lot of attempts and searches on the web, I discovered this cool website, called 'Sendoid' (

What is great about Sendoid is that it allows you to instantly share files from your own computer. It uses peer to peer sharing technologies (P2P) to transfer large files – which means that files are never uploaded to any server.

Once you point to a file using Sendoid, the website will create a link that you can send to your friend for sharing. Once your friend clicks on the link sent by you, Sendoid then directly transfers the file from your computer to your friend's desktop.

You can use the web-based interface to send files up to 1 GB. However, if you want to share a larger file, use the desktop edition that allows one to transfer large files beyond one GB. Just like one receives or transmits a fax, the file will be transmitted from your computer to the computer of your friend. All that one has to keep in mind is that both your desktops need to be online at the time of transfer. In case of a shutdown of one computer, or in case the Internet connection breaks down at one or both the ends, Sendoid has the ability to resume partial downloads and restart downloads.

So, next time, you face a problem in transferring large files, do hop over to Sendoid.

You can access sendoid at


Author: Kiran14 Jun 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hello Shrikanth,
I also have faced such problem like you. I got irritated many times whenever i tried to share any file with my friend. You have given very helpful information to me as well as many others. Thanks for sharing such information here. is very cool site. It is very helpful for sharing large files. If anyone want to share file fast and effectively then there's a very good option which is
Thanks Shrikanth, and keep writing such informative articles like this.
With best regards,
Kiran Daware.

Author: Medha Srikanth14 Jun 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hello Kiran,

Thanks for your response.

Just wanted to point out that my name is Medha and my husband's name is Srikanth.

Mrs Medha Srikanth

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