Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to send file
over the email, but the file was too large to send through email? Email was never meant to use for sending large file as most of the service providers don't support large file attachment. A better option for this situation would be using Firefox Send
. Firefox Send is one of the experimental projects from Mozilla that provides the convenience of sharing large files. Firefox Send allows you to send files up to 2GB size and it securely encrypts the download link before you share with your recipient. The download links will be automatically expired within 24 hours of its creation or after the link is used. You can also password protect your files to ensure that only recipients with the corresponding password can download the files. Firefox Send is free to use and is supported by most major browsers. In this article, you’ll learn everything you need to know about Firefox Send
and how to use it to send file
1. Launch your preferred Web browser and navigate
2. Click on the upload button
to select and upload your file or by just drag and drop
3. Once your file is uploaded, Firefox Send will auto generate the encrypted download link
for your file.
4. The download link will be automatically expired within 24 hours
. You can also set expiration based on the number of downloads
5. Check on the checkbox “Require a password to download this file
” if you prefer to use a password to protect the download.
6. Click on Copy to Clipboard button
to copy the download link.
7. Paste and send
this link to your recipient and make sure that the link is used within 24 hours else it will be expired.
If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to safely send a large file to someone without cost you anything, Firefox Send is definitely the best solution to go for.