1. iMore Question's Avatar
    I'm a music producer/engineer & I'm trying to find the best way to send music files to the people I record.

    I've been using dropbox & Onedrive but I don't really like sending links, would rather send the actual file.

    Is there any other app or way to send these files?

    -Thanks for your help.
    10-16-2015 10:29 AM
  2. keity's Avatar
    Dropbox isn't bad. How much storage do you have in your Dropbox?
    pkcable and drod12 like this.
    10-16-2015 10:41 AM
  3. pkcable's Avatar
    What's tricky here is file size, and as such a file repository like Dropbox, OneDrive, or even megashare is your best bet. There is no practical way for you to directly send the file of the size you are talking. You COULD setup an ftp server on your PC or Mac and have your clients connect and transfer that way, but I still think dropbox, or another file repository is much more practical.
    drod12 likes this.
    10-16-2015 10:46 AM
  4. drod12's Avatar
    less than 3 GB it fills up fast so some times I go back to using OneDrive
    10-16-2015 10:58 AM
  5. drod12's Avatar
    Usually when I send the music files threw email. Its an MP3 file of may 1 or 2 files at a time until the project is done, then I'll send the whole project with a link from OneDrive or something like that.

    I like having my files on me at all times, just in case someone requests something when I'm not at my computer. Something about send links out kind of irks me, maybe I'm just being difficult.
    Guess I'll just have to suck it up.

    Thanks for your advice.
    10-16-2015 11:09 AM
  6. dchandler's Avatar
    I'm a DJ and the best way I found to send music is using Dropbox.


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    drod12 likes this.
    10-16-2015 11:12 AM
  7. pkcable's Avatar
    Usually when I send the music files threw email. Its an MP3 file of may 1 or 2 files at a time until the project is done, then I'll send the whole project with a link from OneDrive or something like that.

    I like having my files on me at all times, just in case someone requests something when I'm not at my computer. Something about send links out kind of irks me, maybe I'm just being difficult.
    Guess I'll just have to suck it up.

    Thanks for your advice.
    Right email can work, but that is not really direct either the file is uploaded from your PC/Mac to the net and then downloaded from the net to your client's PC/Mac (or device). And many email providers restrict file size so once you go beyond a certain size this no longer works. File repository is the way to go. Or like I said setting up an FTP, but those are not the easiest thing to setup and maintain. They are easy enough for your client's to use (although file repository like dropbox is easier), but a b-word to setup!
    dchandler likes this.
    10-16-2015 11:55 AM

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