Advice 1: How best to compress the file with winrar

The data Packed in the archive, takes up less space on the local disk, in addition, they are easier to send to another user over the Internet. In order to maximally compress the file with help of WinRAR you need to choose the right settings.
Instruction
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Getting to the Boxing file,s in the archive, make sure you have WinRAR application. Choosing files for archiving, remember that it is best to compress the filein text format. Video, music and images only slightly reduced in size. To set the maximum amount of compression in the archiver window, make active the "General"tab.
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In the "archive Format" box, find "compression Method". With the help of the drop-down list set to "Maximum" by clicking on it with the left mouse button, and click OK. The files will be Packed into the archive with the selected compression settings.
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As needed you can access the settings, compression settings, and set your own values. To do this in the archiver window, make active the "Advanced" tab and click on the "compression Settings" under "Options NTFS".
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Opens a new dialog where you can assign appropriate values for the compression of text, audio and full-color graphics, choose the primary compression algorithm, and so on. If you are not sure that everything is configured correctly, simply click on the "default" to restore the original values. To get more information about these or other options, open help Desk by clicking on the "help"button.
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The add files to an archive, proceed as follows: select the files and folders that needs to be submitted, click on the selection, right-click and select from the drop down menu one of the commands "add to archive".
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To add a new file to the existing archive and as zip it when you pack it, open file RAR and select "Command" item "Add file to archive" or just drag the icon of the desired filein the program window. Automatically opens a new dialog box "Name and parameters of the archive". Install compression method "Max" for the new fileand in the same way that was described above. Click on the OK button.

Advice 2: How best to compress the files

When transferring files of large size through Internet network recommended previously to use the tar. These programs significantly reduce the size of the data which speeds up the download of the information to external resources.
You will need
  • - 7-Zip;
  • - Unreal Commander.
Instruction
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Select the appropriate archiver. Use the popular software WinRar or 7-Zip. You can also use file managers with built-in plugins. Examples of such programs include utilities Unreal Commander and Total Commander. First this program is distributed free of charge.
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Install the selected utility. If you decide to use a separate data compression software, restart the computer after installing the program. It is necessary for the implementation of file in operating system.
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Create on your hard disk a new folder. Move or copy the files that will be included in the archive. After the preparation of the information to the compression just right click on the icon to the desired directory.
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In the ensuing menu, select 7-Zip (WinRar). Wait for the new submenu and click on "add to archive". Will be running window zip program.
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Enter the name of the future file. If you plan to upload information to external resources, do not use Russian letters, spaces, and punctuation. Select the archive format. Expand the column "compression Level". Select "Maximum" or "Ultra".
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Remember that on some sites set a limit on the maximum size of one file. Fill in the field "Split to volumes" by entering the desired value. When all the required parameters for creating the archive, click Ok.
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Wait until the program is completed. The duration of this process can vary greatly depending on the size of the source folder, the selected degree of compression and the type of files to be processed.
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If you included files in the installation files of programs or utilities, remove them from the archive before installation. Archivers are not always able to obtain full access to certain data stored in a compressed form.
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