Send Files Directly From Microsoft Office Using YouSendIt

So you have created a document that you want to send across to your friends or colleagues, but why waste time opening up your email program, attaching the file and then sending the email to the recipients you want to?

YouSendIt a service that allows you to send large files as email attachments, albeit they don’t exactly attach a file but just include a link to the uploaded file stored on their servers, making it easier for anyone to download the files without being limited to the mail server limit of 20MB attachment size.

Though YouSendIt is a online service, they have made quite a few applications that allow you to send files from your desktop, a  add-in that allows you to easily send large files, the latest application they are providing is pretty useful since it will allow users to directly send files from within Microsoft Office documents.


Once you have clicked on the Send by YouSendIt link in the menu it will launch the YouSendIt Express program using which you can send the document to people you want to share it.


To start using YouSendIt from Microsoft Office you will have to sign up for a free account, using which you can attach and send files up-to 2GB.

Download YourSendIt Microsoft Office Family Add-in

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