My girlfriend recently got a macintosh with a DVD writer
I have a large file that i want to burn to DVD that is over 2gb in size.
Unfortunately when you try to burn a single file that is over 2gb's in size on a mac it will burn the disk but what will happen is the files are all there but some of the files just read 0 kb so they don't actually have the data just the name. If you do a check on the size of the file on the disk it will always say that the file it is 2091 mb in size or something like that even though the file you are trying to burn is between 3 - 4 gb in size. I have tried burning other large files with the same result and it always only burns a certain amount onto the cd. Someone advised me this is because of the file system. They advised that you can burn files over 2gb if you have NTFS file system. But thats for windows so obviously i cant get it on mac. My question is: Does anyone know how/if you can burn single files over 2gb to a dvd on a macintosh?
I know i could zip the files into parts but it does get a little annoying haveing to do this all the time.
Here are the macs details:
PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-K04L:
Firmware Revision: D441
Burn Support: Yes (Apple Shipped/Supported)
Cache: 2000 KB
Reads DVD: Yes
CD-Write: -R, -RW
DVD-Write: -R, -RW, +R, +RW, +R DL
Burn Underrun Protection CD: Yes
Burn Underrun Protection DVD: Yes
Write Strategies: CD-TAO, CD-SAO, CD-Raw, DVD-DAO
Machine Name: iMac G5
Machine Model: PowerMac8,2
CPU Type: PowerPC G5 (3.0)
Number Of CPUs: 1
CPU Speed: 2 GHz
L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
Memory: 512 MB
Bus Speed: 667 MHz
Thanks for your time,