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Guide: How to Send a Video through Email – 3 Methods to Share Any Video Files

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Updated on Jul 7, 2020

Whether you’re a new email user or someone facing the problem that the embedded videos in emails are too large to send, you can find a simple and useful solution on how to send a video through email here. Meanwhile, if you have any problem when you embed video in an email, this video converter is useful to convert and compress videos:

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We have benefited from the advanced communication technique a lot and it’s so convenient to contact with others via mobile phones and various online social networking tools now. But, even then many people are still accustomed to sending and receiving messages, videos and other files via e-mail. Waking up in the morning, many people are still used to having a cup of coffee and then open the mailbox. Generally, email still plays an important role in daily life and work. In many cases, you need to know how to send a large video with your email. For example, sometimes you may find your videos beyond the maximum size limit and can’t be emailed whatsoever. Fortunately, the following tutorial will show you how to send a video through email fast and smoothly, even for large videos. Let’s go deeply into the case.

Part 1. How to Send a Video through Email – Gmail, Outlook and Yahoo

How to Email a Video with Gmail

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Step1: Log into your account here: https://mail.google.com/

Step2: Click on “Compose” and a new window will pop up. Enter the recipient's e-mail address, subject, and message body.

Step3: Click on the paper clip icon in the lower-left corner as the picture shows.

Step4: Click on “Send” to start sending.

Tips. Gmail limits the video file attachments you can send and receive within 25MB. If you want to know how to email large video files via Gmail, you can check the following three available ways to get rid of Gmail file size limit:

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1. When you embed video in email but the attachment is over 25MB, a message will pop up, which reminds you that your file is larger than 25MB and it will be sent as a Google Drive link. If you don’t want to upload the video to Google drive. You can click on “Cancel” and skip to the following method.

2. You can also embed YouTube videos in the email to avoid the limit. Just upload the video to YouTube first: Upload Video to YouTube without Quality Loss >> Then embed YouTube video in email by copying and pasting the YouTube video URL to the message body of Gmail. The recipients will receive the message as method 2 shows in the right picture.

3. Compress the videos to a smaller size. Certainly, You can find the detailed procedure to compress videos: Compress Video for Email to Smaller Size without Quality Loss>>

How to Email a Video with Outlook

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Step1: Visit Outlook and enter your account: https://outlook.live.com

Step2: Click on “New” and type the information on recipients, subject and message body into the right places.

Step3: Select the paper clip icon next to “Discard”, go “Computer”, and then choose the videos you want to send. At last, select “Attach as a copy” to embed video in outlook email.

Step4: Click on “Send” to finish the process.

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With Outlook, you can only send file attachments within 34MB. In this case, how to send a video through email? If the videos are too large to email, Outlook allows you to upload and share the files as OneDrive links. Besides, you can choose to upload the videos to YouTube and then copy and paste the video URL into the message box. Compressing the videos is another available choice, as well.

Related Source: How to Reduce Video Size without Losing Quality>>

How to Email a Video with Yahoo

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Step1: In the same way, visit the official site and sign in: https://mail.yahoo.com

Step2: Click on “Compose” , create and edit the email address of the receiver, the subject and message body.

Step3: Select the paper clip icon next to “Send” and choose the videos from your computer.

Step4: Once the upload finishes, click on “Send”.

If your file attachments are beyond 25MB, you will see a message showing “The file exceeds the 25MB attachment limit. Large attachment support coming soon”. To get videos sent successfully, you might as well cut video clips below 25MB. Or you can follow the same way as I mentioned before. Just upload your videos to Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, etc. and then paste the video URL into the email.

It’s the whole tutorial and you can try to share your videos with other via email now. If you have any other ideas on how to send a video through email, please feel free to share with us.

Part 2. Send Large Video Files through Email – Compress Video Files Directly

Simple Steps to Significantly Compress Video Files for Email without Quality Loss

Load the Large Videos into the Email Video Compressor

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Step 1. Load the Large Videos into the Email Video Compressor

Install and launch WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, click the “Converter” module to enter the converter workplace, define the destination path via the inverted triangle icon.

Then click “Add Files” button or simply drag and drop to add large videos you intend to compress for email into the program. Batch conversion is supported.

Compress Videos by Transcoding

Step 2. Compress Videos by Transcoding

Click on the output format section at the right side of the main workplace > Select “MP4” as output format from “Video” category > Click “Parameter settings” beneath the output format section > Set “Encoder” as H265 > Click “OK” to save changes and hit “Run” to start the compression.

Hint: If you want to compress videos to a further degree, notable quality loss is inevitable. Moreover, the program also allows you to downscale resolution, bitrate, framerate, cut videos, and, etc. Learn more about compressing video files.

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It’s all comprehensive software combining DVD copy and video conversion functions. If you need to send your recording DVDs and videos to friend through email, you can’t miss this software. Besides, it allows you to download videos from YouTube, Facebook and other video sharing sites.

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