Conserving space on a Mac.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by julienko3, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. julienko3 macrumors regular

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    I've got a MiniDV camera and it loads the crap out of this 40 gig computer. I'd like to move the movies I have so that I can get more space. What is the best way to do this? External hard drive? DVDs?
     
  2. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

    r.j.s

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    A huge external drive will be your best bet. At least 500GB, but 1TB is better. Try to get firewire, it is better for video than USB.
     
  3. julienko3 thread starter macrumors regular

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    I have firewire. And it still gobbles up space like a fatboy eating ice cream.
     
  4. iToaster macrumors 68000

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    What you need to do is buy an external hard drive with either a firewire or USB connection to your computer so you can move your movies off and reclaim space on the internal hard drive of the computer.
     

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