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Tifa's Real Lover(really
12-22-2005, 05:23 PM
i wanna transfer a huge file like 700 mb or so onto a blank disk. its a video file. i want to transfer the file onto a disk and then put it on another computer to burn. is it possible if not can i find another way

MecaKane
12-22-2005, 05:33 PM
So you want to burn a file to a disk, so you can burn it to another disk on another computer?

Tifa's Real Lover(really
12-22-2005, 06:03 PM
yes a video file over 700 mb on a cdr

rubah
12-22-2005, 07:38 PM
Why not just burn it the one time on the first computer?

Tifa's Real Lover(really
12-23-2005, 12:31 AM
because i cannot burn dvd-r

o_O
12-23-2005, 01:19 AM
Why do you need it on a DVD? If it's 700MB, then it will fit on a CD. You can probably get up to about 740MB onto a CD, if you're lucky. You could also compress it using a program like <a href="http://www.rarsoft.com">WinRAR</a> with the maximum compression to shrink it by about 30MB. You could also use a 1GB USB flash drive if you have one. Or if you have a digital camera with a large (1GB) SD/xD/MMC card, you could use that.

Otherwise, you could use FileSplitter, mentioned by Allie in <a href="http://forums.eyesonff.com/showthread.php?t=73472">this</a> thread.

Tifa's Real Lover(really
12-23-2005, 02:19 AM
is there a free download of WinRAR, i would like to compress it

Samuraid
12-23-2005, 02:49 AM
http://www.download.com/WinRAR/3000-2250_4-10446177.html?tag=lst-0-1

Tifa's Real Lover(really
12-23-2005, 02:55 AM
umm where do i click im afraid of buying it, sorry for the idiotic question

MecaKane
12-23-2005, 04:08 AM
"Download now" :rolleyes2

With or without compression you can burn it to a CD-R and then on a computer with a DVD burner either copy it to the harddrive and burn it to the DVD from there, or if it has two drives burn it to the DVD right from the CD. I'm not exactly sure how anyone could question if that was possible or not. @_@

Tifa's Real Lover(really
12-23-2005, 05:19 PM
ok its downloaded how do i compress my file now

Samuraid
12-23-2005, 09:56 PM
When you open the program, it should present you with a file browser. Browse to find the files you want to compress, right-click on them and select "Add files to archive". WinRAR will present you with a dialog box to choose where to save the compressed RAR archive. Save it somewhere and burn that file to a CD.

Tifa's Real Lover(really
12-24-2005, 12:03 AM
it is now a .rar file but nero wont let me burn it

Samuraid
12-24-2005, 12:23 AM
You'll have to burn a normal data CD. Also make sure the filesize is small enough to fit on the CD.

Tifa's Real Lover(really
12-24-2005, 12:28 AM
ok its burned onto a cd so does my friend need winrar too?

Necron
12-24-2005, 01:50 PM
Question:
Compressing Video files, does this affect the quality of the video in any way?

Endless
12-24-2005, 03:00 PM
If you mean converting it from dvd/raw avi -> divx/xvid/... then yes. If you mean with winzip/winrar, well, let me ask you a question: does compressing your text files change the text?

Samuraid
12-24-2005, 09:44 PM
ok its burned onto a cd so does my friend need winrar too?

Yes.

Tifa's Real Lover(really
12-24-2005, 10:02 PM
ok

k its here how do we open the rar file?

rubah
12-31-2005, 09:02 PM
Have winrar extract the archive.

Tifa's Real Lover(really
01-01-2006, 05:57 PM
ok its opened and now it shows as a music file? how can it be a video

Samuraid
01-02-2006, 12:00 AM
What file extension does it have?

If you have file extensions hidden, it could simply look like a music file because the computer you're using has a music playing program associated with that file type.

Tifa's Real Lover(really
01-02-2006, 02:09 AM
it says video clip, but wen i open it with windows media it opens it as a song

rubah
01-02-2006, 02:15 AM
Maybe you need the codec to play the video.

Tifa's Real Lover(really
01-02-2006, 02:25 AM
i dont think codec would b the problem

o_O
01-03-2006, 07:00 AM
If a video file is playing as an audio file in Windows Media Player, then it is a codec problem. How has the movie been compressed; is it DivX? Download <a href="http://www.headbands.com/gspot/download.html">GSpot</a> to identify the codec that is required; then Google for whatever it is you don't have.

Tifa's Real Lover(really
01-04-2006, 12:43 AM
it is compressed by winrar, ne downloads?

rubah
01-04-2006, 01:30 AM
Winrar is not a codec. It is a lossless archival format.

Tifa's Real Lover(really
01-04-2006, 01:33 AM
WUT!?!?!? WUT DO U MEEN