How to compress large files?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Aniej, Feb 5, 2007.

  1. Aniej macrumors 68000

    Aniej

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    #1
    I need to compress several pdf, word, excel, etc. files so that I can send them more easily through email and burn them. Can someone tell me what to use to reduce these beasts please?
     
  2. steelfist macrumors 6502a

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    you can compress them into rar or 7zip. i don't know exactally which program can do this reliably and free, so it's best to use google to figure this out. check out www.versiontracker.com for the compression programs.
     
  3. EricNau Moderator emeritus

    EricNau

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    San Francisco, CA
    #3
    You can zip 'em up by right (control) clicking the file and selecting "Create Archive of..."
     

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