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windows size limit of zip-files? (3 posts)

  • Started 1 week ago by archphoto
  • Latest reply 1 week ago from archphoto
  • archphoto Member

    Anybody else notice that sending zip files to clients with Windows computers experience a size limit? In other words, 500MB files, 3.2GB files opened no problem, but 6GB files and larger produced an error message "The compressed zipped folder....is invalid" although these same files opened without a problem on a Mac?

    Posted 1 week ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Hi,

    Perhaps the Windows unzipping software or the disk format (e.g. FAT32) has a 4GB limit?

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 1 week ago #

  • archphoto Member

    Thank you! That solves my puzzle.

    Posted 1 week ago #

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