45 meg mpg via email

  beb 20:37 24 Jun 03

im trying to send a 45 meg mpg via msn or email , yes i know its a large file , at the mo it will take aprox 6hrs ....to make things worse the person im sending it to is on bt internet and is subject to the irritating 2hr cut off , is there any way i can speed this up at all , any help much appriciated .

  Valvegrid 20:40 24 Jun 03

It's a big file for most servers, if it's data is there any chance of compressing it with winzip or other compression program.

  Valvegrid 20:42 24 Jun 03

Sorry just noticed its an mpg, so it already compressed, so I think you stuck with it unless you can split it, there are programs to do that, someone will no doubt tell you.


  jazzypop 21:04 24 Jun 03

Search Google for 'File Splitter' or 'mpeg splitter'. You will have to cut it into chunks - BTW, doesn't msn have a 1.5MB storage limit on their inboxes anymore?

Remember also that 56K modems upload at 33Kb/s, not 56Kb/s

  Klondyke_Pete 21:29 24 Jun 03

If you have the webspace you could always upload it,then your friend could download the file using a download manager.

why not burn onto cd and post? slower it may be but surely cheaper!!

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