Media Lightbox Quick Tip

Selecting Files

Once logged in, you can select multiple files by clicking and dragging your mouse over them or by holding the ctrl key and clicking on each file. Mac users can hold the cmd key and click to select several files.

File Approval System

Every Media Lightbox account includes the ‘File approval’ feature. The approval system is ideal for requesting approval on a design or prototype from your boss, colleagues or a client.


Need more users, storage or bandwidth? Upgrading your Media Lightbox account is easy. Once logged in, simply visit the upgrade section to change your plan and customize your account to suit your company.

Folder Access Control

Media Lightbox enables you to control folder permissions for single users and custom groups. Site managers could, for example, give the accounts department access to important spreadsheets, whilst the design team have access to design and marketing folders.


Lightboxes are a great way of gathering files that are stored in different folders around your system. By adding them to a lightbox, you have a copy of them in one handy location, ready to send to others.

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Send Large Files - Send Big Files

You can now send large files online without the hassle of bounced emails with Our system enables you to send large files anywhere in the world in seconds while avoiding the attachment size issues of email.

Just create an account to send large files (free 500MB to get you started!) securely and quickly, saving you time and money. This easy-to-use software means you no longer need to compress files or use a courier service to send big files to co-workers, project teams, industry peers or even friends & family.

Our large file sending service is totally secure - all data is protected on an encrypted SQL Server Database with scheduled backups running throughout the day (and to cover all angles, we backup data offsite too!).


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How to Send Large Files

Wave goodbye to troublesome email attachments, you can now send large files with the greatest of ease – sign up for your account, upload the large files you want to send and then you’re ready to go.

Our system has two file send features which means you can choose to send big files individually or as a group of files. Additionally, you can send large files as a direct link or as a “Lightbox” to the recipient and they can download the file accordingly.

To send a file of any size, simply highlight the files that you would like to send, hover over the action menu, then select the 'Send' option.

A new window will appear, and display the files you selected in the attachment section. Select the individuals you want to send the files to, by clicking either the ‘Contacts’ or ‘Groups’ buttons. You can also type your contacts email address into the ‘To’ field, and if their email address is in your contacts list, they will automatically be displayed for you to select.

You will be required to add a Subject to the email.  There is an option to add a message to your email before sending your large files. When you are ready to send your link, click the Send Email button. This will send the big files to all of the individuals you selected.

However, if the email address that you entered in the ‘To’ field is not in your contact list, a new window will appear once you click the Send button. You will need to add the individual’s first name and surname, and then click on the Send button. The individual will now be added to your contact list, and the large files will be sent to their address.



When you send files with you can view if and when the file has been downloaded – great news for project teams, online collaboration and brand management professionals!


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What is a Lightbox? – How Do I Send Large Files in a Lightbox?

A Lightbox is a temporary folder that allows you to place files from various folders into a custom Lightbox. Lightboxes are a great way of sharing files with friends, family and colleagues.  To send a Lightbox select Send Lightbox from the actions menu. A new window will open with all of the files contained within the Lightbox displayed in the attachment section. Select the individuals you want to send the large files to, by clicking on the ‘Contacts’ or ‘Groups’ buttons, or by typing the individuals email address into the ‘To’ field. When you are ready to send large files simply click on the ‘Send Email’ button.


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What is Media Lightbox?
Media Lightbox allows individuals or large companies to store, share and manage their files online.
Media Lightbox users are able to backup their important files online. The most common formats are doc, pdf, ppt, jpg and zip.
Using Media Lightbox you'll be able to overcome the unmanagable mess of email and the slow upload/download speeds that accompany it. Manage your digital assets with ease, knowing that they are safe and backed up 24/7!
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