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How Do I Split a Large File

May 09, 2012  |  Difficulty: Medium

how to work with File Splitter© application that enables splitting a file

Reasons for splitting files may be many, but typically people need to split larger files in order to upload them into limited storage space or record them onto smaller disks. Sometimes the reason could be a problem with copying files larger then 4GB on some operating systems. The File Splitter© application splits any file into multiple files in a desired size very fast. Below you can read how to work with this utility.

Downloading and splitting files with File Splitter©:

  1. Open your Internet Browser and go to the File Splitter© home page.
  2. Roll the page down until you reach the download links and click one of the links to save the application file to your hard drive.
  3. Run the downloaded file.
  4. On the “Split file” tab, click on the “Browse” button next to the “Source file” box and locate the file you want to split.
  5. In the same way, locate the “Destination folder”, where the split files will be saved.
  6. Enter the desired size for the split files in “Size of a chunk” or select a size from the predefined values.
  7. Click on the “Split” button.

Joining files:

  1. Run the File Splitter© again.
  2. Switch to the “Join files” tab.
  3. Click on the “Browse” button next to the “Source chunk” box to locate one of the split files.
  4. In the same way, locate the “Destination file” and enter its name with extension.
  5. Click on the “Join” button.

Tips and Tricks:

  • There are more similar applications such as File Spliter. If you download and use this software you can join the split files without launching any application, the utility creates a special file to start joining.

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