Need help downloading movie to Idisk

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by gelie, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. gelie macrumors regular

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    #1
    The movie is 2gb. I know i need to compress it, However when i select the file from the finder it compress it to a zip file that also 2gb. What am i doing wrong?
    Thanks
     
  2. Weaselboy Moderator

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    #2
    Most movie file formats are already heavily compressed and therefore do not compress much more with zip. Think of is as trying to compress a zip file.
     
  3. Playgear macrumors regular

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    Apart from bandwidth usage, what are you worried about?

    The movie is only 2GB, you have 20GB of iDisk storage space.
     

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