File Attachment Limit for myldsmail.net

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mrsmithers
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File Attachment Limit for myldsmail.net

Postby mrsmithers » Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:38 am

Is there a size limit to attachments that can be received in a myldsmail.net account? I'm trying to send my daughter a video and it keeps getting kicked back. Is it because of a size limit or is there a restriction on the type of file (I.e. jpeg only or no mp4 or exe files)?

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Re: File Attachment Limit for myldsmail.net

Postby russellhltn » Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:45 am

I believe that myldsmail is really GMail, which has a 25MB limit. However many email systems have a 5-10MB limit.

A video is probably well above the size that any email will accept. You'll probably have to upload it somewhere and send a link.
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Re: File Attachment Limit for myldsmail.net

Postby mrsmithers » Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:55 am

I have it down to 19MB and it uploads to Yahoo just fine and seems to send, but then I get an undeliverable reply because the message is too big.

I'll try to cut it in half and send it in 2 emails or try your suggestion of uploading to a different site.

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Re: File Attachment Limit for myldsmail.net

Postby scgallafent » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:14 am

When a file is attached to an email message, it is typically base64 encoded, which increases the file size by about 33%. A 19 MB file expands to just over 25 MB when encoded.


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