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iPad2 videos sent via email lose quality


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Whenever we send an email of a short video from our iPad2, it loses quality and becomes grainy. Is there anyway to maintain the video's high quality via email? Can anyone give advice?

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Try uploading the video to Dropbox (or a similar service) and see if the same thing occurs.
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You've gotta remember - email is not a great delivery platform for large files. @720p, even at a low bit rate, you'll eat up space fairly quickly. Email providers usually limit email sizes to 10 megs (some as little as 5 megs) so it's just not a good way to attempt to send video files.

I'd agree with Chas_m and suggest looking for some form of cloud storage that you can make the files publicly available.

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