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Hi,

I'm not exactly sure if this is possible, but I have a folder which has a size of 5gb. I want to burn this to a dvd-r. Is there a way to compress the folder to a smaller size? I think winzip was the tool needed for Windows, but what can I use for Mac?...if such a program exist...

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or get a dual layer disc.

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Thanks for the quick reply!

I'll out stuffit deluxe (I've only got "Expander" at the moment). They say it can shrink photos by 30%, is it as effective with data?

But also, how do I know whether my dvd writer can burn dual layer discs? I don't want to buy some blank ones only to find that they're not compatible...

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Macbooks also have the option for dual layer burning. The black ones come stock with it and the white ones have the option to upgrade from the regular DVD burner.
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