Looking for ways to send files bigger than 8MB on discord without nitro? We've got you covered.
As you already know, free Discord accounts have an 8MB file size limit. This is quite limiting, especially if you want to send large files, such as high-res images or videos with someone.
Luckily, there are some effective methods to bypass this limit and we're going to share them with you. So, without further ado, let's get started!
How To Send Files Bigger Than 8MB On Discord
Discord only allows Discord Nitro members to send files larger than 8MB on Discord, with this limit bumped up to 50MB or 100MB.
Discord offers free servers and due to the rapid growth in the user base, it has been forced to limit the upload size as data storage can be quite expensive. As a matter of fact, the size limit of 8MB is too small and will not accommodate files such as images and videos.
If you want to send files bigger than 8MB on Discord without Nitro, here are some ways to get around the default file size limit.
How To Send Files Bigger Than 8MB On Discord Without Nitro
From file compressors to third-party sites, here's a look at how to share those larger files on Discord without Nitro.
Use file compressor
The straightforward method is to compress your files to fit within the upload size limit. There are several online tools available that can be used for this purpose. Whether a PDF, image, video, or another file type, these should be no problem for most free file compressors.
Of course, the limitation of using a file compressor is that you may notice a slight drop-off in quality/fidelity once compressed.
Use third-party cloud storage services
A good way to bypass the Discord file size limit is to use cloud storage services like Google Drive, iCloud, OneDrive etc. Google Drive offers you free storage of 15GB, whereas iCloud and Onedrive have a 5GB limit.
You can upload your large files (videos, music, docs, image) into these services, make them public and then share the link on Discord.
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Use Imgur for sharing media files
An alternative way to get around the Discord file size limit is to use Imgur. It is a free-to-use image and video-sharing website that lets you upload media files of sizes up to 200MB. It is twice what Discord Nitro offers and the best part is that you get it for free.
To share files using Imgur:
- Head over to the Imgur website and sign up.
- Once you have logged in to your account, click on New Post in the top-left corner to upload your image, GIF or video.
- Set the post’s privacy to Public.
- Click on Grab Link and then copy the media link.
- Paste the link inside Discord chat and you're done.
Easy, right? These are some of the easiest ways to bypass the Discord file size limit. So next time Discord prompts you the “Your Files are Too Powerful” message, try one of the aforementioned methods.
Even if you have Nitro, there arise some situations where you need to upload some files that are bigger than the max file limit of Nitro. In that situations, these workarounds will come in handy.