The maximum attachment size limit in Gmail is 25 MB. But there is a solution if you need to send more than 25 MB.
According to Google, when the file size is bigger than 25 MB Gmail will convert the attachment into a Google Drive link automatically.
You can directly use the Insert files using Google Drive option while sending an email instead of attachment when you are sending big files. Look at the image below:
And these are the Google Drive storage limit according to Google:
- Documents up to 50 MB
- Spreadsheets up to 5 Million cells
- Presentations up to 100 MB converted to Google Slides
- All other file types up to 5 TB
Did you know: What is the difference between MB and Mb (the upper and lower case b):
- MB is Megabyte and is used for file sizes.
- Mb is Megabit and is used to reference data speed.
You can upload any file type on Drive. But these are some of the supported file types you can preview using Google Drive:
ZIP, RAR, MP3, MPEG, JPEG, WebM, DXF, PDF, SVG, XLS, PPT etc. For a full list check this: Supported file types.
Also, check this out if you need help to Create Gmail Account.