Google raises Gmail attachment size to 50 MB (but there is a catch)

As you may know, Gmail is the most popular free email service, permitting everybody to sign up and create an email address easily. While it has competed with Yahoo for a while, Google has managed to keep one step ahead of Yahoo and to win war a several years ago.

Well, Google has been working under Gmail’s hood and decided to increase the attachment limit to 50 MB. But there is a catch, because the maximum size of an email remains 25 MB.

While regular users can now receive 50 MB files, to send such files you need to use one of the G Suite services, including Google Calendar, Drive, Gmail, Hangouts, Sheets, Slides and Keep, which is their latest addition.

Keep is a cloud-based note taking app that has been released and 2013. It has been recently integrated in Google Docs, permitting the users to access the Keep Notes via the Tools menu in Google Docs.

The Keep integration is available on Android, iOS and Chrome.

Google says that its G Suite is already used by 3 million business customers, including: Whirlpool, PwC and Woolworths, but they know they need to work harder in order to become an appreciated collaboration platform.

For more information, see this NewsFactory article.

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