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    how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    basically, as the title says, i need to send (already compressed using 7z) 11.5gb of video footage to someone for editing...

    how can i do this please?
    thanks in advance!

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    *never mind*

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    Tape or use a file splitter and send it on 3 DVDs.
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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    Use Easily Send Large Files! Free Accounts!
    upload it to someone's webspace?
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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    rar it and split into 100MiB parts and upload to rapidshare. Wow thats alot. plus he'll need rapidshare. or another way you could send it is by pando. it may be slow but once its uploaded through pando send him the pando file and let him download it from their servers before the 2 weeks is up and its deleted.
    or just torrent it. or just run a http webserver and tell him to download it using a download manager from you. slowly he will get it. or just burn it to dvd and mail it whichever way is quicker.

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    Given that the fastest ADSL upload speed is about 512K (some cable is higher, but few if any are faster than 1Mb) sending this size of file electronically is impractical over ADSL. (Quick and dirty calc indicates 26 hours at 1Mb upload speed)

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    Split it the file
    Get some usb sticks
    Put the files in them and give it to your friends.

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    id go the dvd route
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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    RAR it to 3 DVDs (as already suggested)

    Put it on an old HDD and post that?

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    I'd whack it on a disk...

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    you can't beat the bandwidth of a truck filled with tape

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    5.25" floppies...

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    Quote Originally Posted by schmunk View Post
    RAR it to 3 DVDs (as already suggested)
    By the time it's RARed it will probably fit onto 2 DVDs. I'd go that way as it is at least simple.

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    Quote Originally Posted by Brucelles View Post
    By the time it's RARed it will probably fit onto 2 DVDs. I'd go that way as it is at least simple.
    Its better not to rar it with compression - because it would take ages to extract... Its better to just rar it and put compression level as "store"... or better still just split the file without raring

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    You could always XviD it...

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    Re: how to send a 11.5gb file to somone?

    Quote Originally Posted by schmunk View Post
    You could always XviD it...
    you will lose quality doing that - not recommended imo

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