[2024] How to transfer media file?

People can shoot 4K video, can use various render farms to make realistic 3D models, and can make movies with detailed visual effects. The development of the media industry is awesome, but with it comes larger and larger media files. How to transfer and share these large media files will not only affect your work efficiency, but also determines the progress of the entire project.

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How to transfer media file?

Usually, the size of media files is GB-scale or even TB-scale, therefore, the transfer speed and stability of the media file transfer software are critical. Below I list five options for you to choose from.


MASV is an easy-to-use file transfer tool, and its most popular feature is its pay-as-you-go pricing project. For users who don't often need to share large media files, it can save money to the greatest extent. Meanwhile, MASV provides AES256 encryption to keep your files safe.

Features of MASV

  • Customize Company Portal
  • MASV allows you to create a customized portal, such as changing the website logo, background and colors, which can make the website fit with your company branding style. This feature is available at no additional cost and supports the creation of any number of Portals.

  • Support both desk App and browser web
  • Using MASV Web edition can provide a convenient and fast media file transfer experience, while they also provide desktop APP, you can get faster media file sending speed than the browser. In addition, the desktop APP offers a richer file transfer experience than the web version

  • Cons
  • MASV charges a pay-as-you-go fee of $0.25 for every gigabyte downloaded, which means uploading media files is free, but there are costs when downloading media files. Accumulation can become expensive for users who frequently need to transfer large media files.

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Raysync is a high-speed large file transfer solution that focuses on providing media industry with a secure and controllable transfer experience.

Features of Raysync

  • High-speed large file transfer
  • Raysync uses a self-developed high-speed transfer protocol, which makes Raysync's transfer speed 100 times faster than FTP/HTTP, and supports simultaneous transfer of thousands of files.

    The bandwidth utilization of Raysync is as high as 96%, effectively reducing the impact of network delay and packet loss. No matter where your team is in the world, Raysync can transfer files with high speed and stability.

  • Unlimited transfer size/download volume
  • Raysync does not limit the size of a transfer file, which means you can transfer terabytes or even petabytes of media files at a time.

    Under normal network conditions, Raysync takes about 10-14 minutes to transfer a 100GB video file, which saves project time for many video post-production teams and visual effects teams. Also, Raysync does not limit the media file download volume, nor cost additional fees.

  • Security & Stability
  • Raysync provides multiple guarantees to protect users' files. It provides AES256 bank-standard encryption and TLS transfer encryption during media file transfer. And provide anti-virus scanning function for each files transfer.

    When transferring large media data, Raysync will split the file or video into chunks and transfer and verify the chunks one by one. When the transfer gets stuck or fails, #Raysync will resume the transfer from the break-point.

  • Free 100GB Trial

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Before you confirm the order, you can start a free 100GB trial to experience more features. Raysync's customers are mostly from the media industry. A free trial will allow you to get to know Raysync, and the high speed and stable transfer speed and professional technical team are our sincerity.


Filemail is a great alternative if you are used to using email to share media files, but traditional mail providers cannot handle the need to transfer large media data. You can use Filemail to transfer up to 50GB video files.

Features of Filemail

The way to use Filemail is very simple, you can choose to send it by Email, or you can send it using a private link.

When using Send as Email to send media data, you only need to enter the email addresses of the sender and recipient, and then transfer the file or folder to the web page.

If you need a private transfer, you can choose the Send as Link transfer method, and the file will be uploaded to a private link. After the link is generated, you can send the link to anyone who needs to receive the media file.

Filemail is a good choice for transferring media files up to 50GB, but for large file transfers, the upload speed may not be satisfactory.


Signiant is an enterprise-oriented media file transfer software, which is specially customized for enterprise-level media data transfer needs. It is a SaaS service.

Features of Signiant

  1. Media Shuttle provides customizable and scalable SaaS solutions for businesses of all sizes.
  2. Media Shuttle enables users to easily access media files from anywhere, supporting remote work for many companies during the pandemic.
  3. It provides a shared file directory for everyone on the team to securely share and upload files. You can also enter the email address of the file recipient to send media files conveniently.
  4. In the management portal, enterprise administrators can easily set, manage and monitor the usage status of each user.

Cons about Signiant

  1. Pricey. Not suitable for small business.
  2. There is no certain price plan, you need to request it.


WeTransfer probably the most convenient media file transfer tools. Users can do everything on one web page. Similar to Filemail, you only need to enter the email address of the recipient of the file, and then upload the file or folder to the web page.

Features of WeTransfer

  • After transferring a media file, the file sender can receive notification emails notifying them of opening and downloading the file, which is great for teamwork.
  • For premium plan user, you can custom WeTransfer page.


  • WeTransfer offers a free version, and the free version can transfer files up to 2GB. You can also buy the Pro version, which can send and receive files up to 200GB.
  • For users with a large amount of file transfer, files of unlimited size can be transferred, and offers unlimited storage.

Conclusion of media file sharing

For media industry practitioners, choosing a suitable software according to your media file transfer frequency and file size is of great help to improve work experience and efficiency.

For media file share software, in an era of rapid development of media technology, there will always be new media data sending needs, only by constantly improving with the market can we retain more users.

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