I have a 6GB file which I need to transport on DVDs. I have a Linux system, while the recipient has a Windows system. Is there any way for me to make a multi-part archive to spread the file across two DVDs that can be opened by a Windows user?
Rar is the common utility for operations such as this as it is available on both platforms.
However another approach is to use
Then use 7zip on the windows machine to re-combine the files.
Rar has the advantage of being a little simpler, but requires it to be installed on both machines. Split has the advantage of it being faster as it doesnt have to put the data in an archive, but leaves it as is.
Make a zip archive and split it with
If you have a single file, you can split it with
On the Windows machine, on the command line (press Win+R and type