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Span a large file across multiple DVDs?
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Judge_Fire
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Mar 16, 2010, 12:33 PM
 
I'm looking for a piece of software, or some nifty command line trickery to burn larger-than-dvd content across multiple disks (and preferably retrieve it later, too). A bit like StuffIt and floppy disks back in the day (youngsters, ignore this).

I'm paranoid enough about my backups to make sure I have at least one copy on non-magnetic media

Any tips or leads appreciated.
     
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Mar 16, 2010, 12:44 PM
 
HJSplit or Split&Concat?

Unless you mean that the content on the DVDs has to be directly accessible from the DVD while it’s split up, of course …

Edit: Forget HJSplit, I’m talking nonsense. There’s no OS X version of HJSplit.
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Mar 16, 2010, 02:19 PM
 
     
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Mar 16, 2010, 02:44 PM
 
I like Slices.
     
Judge_Fire  (op)
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Mar 17, 2010, 04:38 AM
 
That was fast - thanks all! I'll give these a shot and report back.
     
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Mar 17, 2010, 06:10 AM
 
Toast does this does it not?
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Mar 17, 2010, 06:59 AM
 
I found SimplyRAR to suit me best. I like the idea of using a well known standard, and another software (Stuffit) successfully expanded the whole archive by simply double clicking the first .rar file. Perfect, thanks.
     
   
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