FTP hosts

  heepster53 17:40 17 Jan 2006
Locked

I have a large file I need to upload for others to download(300 gig) Does anyone know of a place to upload it to cheaply?

  Thalmus 17:45 17 Jan 2006

what type of internet connection do you have? if you've only got a 1 or 2 meg line then your upload speed is going to be about 256Kb a second, which means its going to take you 10 days to upload the file.

A quicker, cheaper and easier way would be to burn it to a CD and then send it to them via post

  Thalmus 17:49 17 Jan 2006

just realsied that a 300 gig file won't fit on a CD.......

  heepster53 17:52 17 Jan 2006

Ok I guess i am being too optimistic. Thanks anyway.

  Thalmus 17:54 17 Jan 2006

is there any way you can split it or compress it?

If you don't mind the wait you can try this

click here

  pj123 17:57 17 Jan 2006

300gig??? what sort of file is that? I don't think there is even a hard disk drive of that capacity at the moment.

Are you sure it is gig (gb) and not meg (mb)???

  octal 18:09 17 Jan 2006

I hope they are not on dial-up:

56 K (Modem) 56,000 bps = 1 year, 167 days, 14 hrs, 38 mins, 26 secs

I think it must be 300MB

  heepster53 18:12 17 Jan 2006

Oops sorry it is 300 meg not gigs.

  Thalmus 18:14 17 Jan 2006

ok, then use my link, won't take long

  Softstag 23:04 17 Jan 2006

You could use Azureus to create a torrent file for it and share the torrent. You will then be able to share it.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

OnePlus 5 review

Alice Saey's mesmerising animation for Dutch singer Mark Lotterman

iPad Pro 10.5in (2017) review

Comment booster votre iPhone ?