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Music files. How can I send an audio file as an email attachment and how does the one that receives it open it.

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Re: Music files.

First you should compress the file, most email clients like yahoo and gmail have a file transfer limitation. You want to make sure the file is an mp3 ( unless quality is needed, like a voice over or professional recording proof..then you should consider FTP ) drag the file onto your desktop from the Music/ITunes/ITunes Music onto your desktop, or you can drag it right out of the ITunes player.

Then locate your CONTROL key. It should be 3 keys to the left of the space bar. CTRL. You want to press the ctrl key while you click on it-if you're on a desktop or using a double click mouse, then RIGHT click on it. Both will bring up a small menu from which you should see CREATE ARCHIVE OF "FILE NAME.MP3" What this does, is creates a "zip" file or a compress archive of the file. You then make that item and attachment in your email, therefore having it on your desktop will make it easy to find. When your'e done, delete the archive file, your original in your MUSIC folder will not be affected.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

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