Compressing Files

  blue_cafe 22:48 30 Sep 2003

Can anyone help, a friend abroad needs help compressing a file that he created using 3D Multi animation software, it's 6,000kb but needs to email it so it's a more resonable size.... this is what he used to save the file......
i used 3d studio max
rendered each frame as a targa image file
took these images to
adobe premier
then went to sound forge
made the sounds brought the sounds also to
adobe premier
and mixed them
then exported as a movie using divx compressor
codec.....they are now in 'avi' format... any help would be appreciated...Neil.

  VoG II 22:50 30 Sep 2003

WinZip click here

  leo49 23:07 30 Sep 2003

Or to compress more efficiently use Winrar.

  User-312386 23:08 30 Sep 2003

what O/S does your friend have?

If it is Windows XP then it has its compression system

to compress, right click on the item that you want compressed and then click on send to then compress

  powerless 23:17 30 Sep 2003

"Or to compress more efficiently use Winrar"

How much?

  leo49 23:29 30 Sep 2003

To demonstrate,I've just taken my Access database of tracks in my CD collection[uncompressed 44.1mb].

Using Winzip it becomes 3.57mb

Using Winrar it becomes 1.36mb


  blue_cafe 22:16 01 Oct 2003

After compressing a file with WinZip can I send it as an attachment?

  leo49 22:50 01 Oct 2003

Yes - if it's smaller than your email provider's attachment limit.

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