How do I make ISOs smaller?

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Nov 29, 2008

How do I make ISOs smaller? by Phratt at 1:04 AM (827 Views / 0 Likes) 6 replies

  1. Phratt
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    I need to figure out a way to make it smaller, but without scrubbing. Is there anyother way?

    and Can Gamma read rar files?

    if so, then how do I make an ISO a rar?
     
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    Just do what I do.

    1) Burn it normally so the Wii can read it.

    2) Burn a file backup copy of that so that if there is ever a problem with the Wii Disc, you can just put this DVD into the PC and move it to the harddrive and reburn.

    3) Delete the ISO --> This is how to maintain space. [​IMG]
     
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    Why do you want to make the ISO smaller?

    There's no need to if you're going to finalize the disk...
     
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    What disk?

    I want it smaller so I could put it on a flash drive.
     
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    I am assuming you have an ISO image that is 4.37GB in size but your flash drive is not large enough to carry it
    The simplest solution is to get a larger flash drive

    But of course, this is not what you want. So you may want to use WINRAR to compress the ISO into a rar file
    I assume you would like to keep the 1:1 backup intact so you do not want any scrubbing
    but raring without scrubbing may only save you a few hundred bytes, so you end up with a 4.xx GB rar file
    even worst is that when you are going to burn the ISO image, you need to decompress it from the rar file, which requires nearly 2X harddisk space...
    but hey, you do make the ISO smaller in this way

    And then you mentioned about gamma, which only reads DVD with a proper 4.37GB ISO burned onto it
    gamma does not read your flash drive nor rar file on a DVD
     
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    If you want to transfer it between computers or something, try a split archive maybe?
     

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