About File Transfer

You can send files to us directly from your computer. It's easy!

How to reach us

In order to transfer files, you need an Ethernet connection to the Internet, an IP address for your computer, and TCP software appropriate to your type of computer. For more about this, see the Technology Solutions Center pages.

Mac users:Mac users can easily send us any kind of file. Using Dartmouth Fetch, key the information above in the appropriate fields in the Open Connection Menu. Once aboard, you can send files and folders and Fetch will automatically send them in the appropriate file types.

PC users running Windows: If you have text files or pixel images to be formatted at GCC composing, you can use Rapid Filer to send these files to us. Simply key in the information above in the appropriate fields in the Remote Host menu. Once aboard, you can send ASCII text files using the text option and pixel images (tiffs, gifs, bmps) using the binary option.

PC users running DOS or Unix users: If you have text files or pixel images to be formatted at GCC Composing, you can use FTP, Inc.'s File Transfer Protocol, to send these files to us. For further instructions on using FTP, consult "Introduction to Unix," available at the University Bookstore.


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