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Old September 1st, 2008, 05:12 PM   #1
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Backing up digital files - good archiving program?

I have a bunch of projects that I need to back up. Here is the challenge :
I would like to be able to archive them (store, no compression) in chunks of 4.7 for a DVD. If I could take the entire folder with all of the images, sounds, movies, NLE prjec files etc and have the program archive them in 4.7 chunks so I can just back them up to DVD, that would be great. Right now I am doing the SLOW method of finding the files that fit on the DVD and then burning them, going back and doing it again.

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Old September 2nd, 2008, 01:35 AM   #2
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Nero is good for backing things up to DVD, and I'm pretty sure they have a utility that does disk spanning, i.e. they can span large files across multiple DVD's so you don't need to sit and arrange them in a way that fits.

Bear in mind that I am a Mac user and am not as "with it" with the Windows world anymore, but I imagine Nero is still one of the more trusted burning solutions unless something has really changed recently.
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