Highest Compression Archiving???

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  1. rumperpumper

    rumperpumper New Member

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    Gentlemen, i have about 8 gigs worth of iso's in which i would like to store in a single archive if possible but i want the highest possible compression there is, can some one point me in the right direction as to what tools to use and what not.

    Like every one else i do use winrar. This might even be the best. Is it?
     
  2. Schproda

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    Split it into several archives the same size. You can have an archive too big and it corrupt.
     
  3. CyberBullets

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  4. Bruticus

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    I wouldn't put it in a single archive, chance of corruption wouldn't be minimal and that's a lot of data to use. Beyond that fact, compressing something that big at maximum compression might actually take a day.
     
  5. deusexaethera

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    Just use NTFS compression. It maintains the files separately and it has decent compression.

    Alternately, you could package each file into a RAR file. ZipGenius can make RARs, as well as pretty much every other kind of compressed archive.
     
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    Just use WinRAR and set the archive limit to 500MB
     
  7. AJP

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    7zip at ultra compression.
     

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