zip in mac?


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zedaxax

my sister uses a mac and she has a ton load of my photos in a folder on her machine.

I know little if nothing about macs (i use pc)

but is there a way for her to "zip" "rar" compress the folder in mac

and then send it to me using yousendit.com etc

and that my pc can then uncompress it ?

thanks in advance

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leovanham

what Mac os do you have? OSX, OS 9.2??

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zedaxax
what Mac os do you have?  OSX, OS 9.2??

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she just bought the G4 laptop - i am guessing its the latest - osX

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KayMan2K

^ Agreed.

Stuffit is the best compression scheme for JPG images. Doesn't matter if you are using a Mac or a PC. They have developed a new lossless encoder (which replaces the Huffman Coding section of the JPG file structure) to reduce the size of your JPG file 30% on average.

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zedaxax

thankyou for your help

stuffitt link sent to sis

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Southern Patriot
thankyou for your help

stuffitt link sent to sis

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Or she could have just as easily ctrl-clicked on the folder or files and selected "create archive", which would have made a zip file for her, no extra software required. There is a reason that Apple has no longer included Stuffit with their OS, it has become more and more bloted and buggy over the years.

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zedaxax
Or she could have just as easily ctrl-clicked on the folder or files and selected "create archive", which would have made a zip file for her, no extra software required.  There is a reason that Apple has no longer included Stuffit with their OS, it has become more and more bloted and buggy over the years.

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i doubt she has even started... so i sent her your simple ctrl click / create archive trick

which will proove easier for her

i learn in the process too

thanks

:)

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