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Web 2.0 tools you can use : WeTransfer

This guide will feature an overview of some of our favourite Web 2 tools and how you can use them in your studies


Welcome to the Unisa Library LibGuide on how to use WeTransfer

When you browse this LibGuide you'll find:

  • Tips and tutorials for using WeTransfer.

What is WeTransfer and how does it work?

WeTransfer  is an easy way to send large files - most offical work email accounts limit the size of email attachments one can send.

Things to know:

  • You do not need to register for a WeTransfer account
  • It's free
  • You can upload 2G per transfer (If you need larger uploads you can upgrade to Plus
  • You can upload as often as you like
  • Your files are available for 7 days when using the free service - after that they're deleted to make room for new transfers
  • The system uses encryption when transferring your files and when they are stored. Once your files are safely stored, they can only be accessed using the unique links sent to the sender and receiver

Below is what the WeTransfer screen looks like, with explanations on each feature: