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Email says "Copying to Outbox" for hours.

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MitchTCuthbert Calculating status...
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Oct 28, 2013 9:21 PM

I am trying to send an email with a compressed .zip 15gb exported Final Cut Pro X movie to an address, but when I click send it closes the window like normal, but it doesn't appear in the sent box. I click Window > Activity and see the process Copying to Outbox. I leave it on and the process takes hours and it still hasn't sent or appeared in the outbox/sentbox. Help me! I need to get this video sent.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • Michael Roberts12 Calculating status...
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    Nov 5, 2013 5:35 PM (in response to MitchTCuthbert)

    Mitch

     

    The problem is probably that your file is much larger than it is possilbe to send by most email accounts.

     

    Most email accounts limit file size to around 4 or 5 megabytes.

     

    Suggest you find someone like Adrive or another service that will allow you to upload your large file to their servers for transmission to the eventual recipient.

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