FAQ and Knowledge Base

Main Page > Browse Categories > Glossary > File Compression

File Compression

With ViceVersa PRO, files in Source and/or Target folders can be compressed to save space.

For example, when backing-up from a PC/Server to an external USB drive, ViceVersa PRO can keep the files on the USB drive compressed. Each file on the USB drive is compressed using the GZIP format.



User Comments
Add Comment
Ferreira -  04-Aug-08
What is the ratio that the files are compressed?
TGRMN Software -  05-Aug-08
It depends on the type of files you are compressing... ViceVersa PRO uses the standard gzip algorithm.
Stevan -  28-Mar-11
If not compressed, are files accessible like normal files; that is, just as if I manually copied them without this software.
TGRMN Software -  29-Mar-11
Yes, ViceVersa performs a normal copy and the files are accessible by any software.
RBO -  26-Jun-14
Is it possible to compress files sent to target and then auto extract?
TGRMN Software -  27-Jun-14
That requires another ViceVersa profile running on the target and decompressing the files as they arrive.
Mr-ted -  09-Nov-14
If you turn on compression after the original copies were made, does it compress these files or only the new files? If the original files don't compress, can you force it to happen?
TGRMN Software -  09-Nov-14
All the files that are not already compressed must be recopied by ViceVersa to apply compression.
Add Comment
Attachments
No attachments

Did this help you?
Yes No

Statistics
67% found this information useful

Other Options
Printable Version

General Information
No. 79
Author: TGRMN Software

Download ViceVersa File Compare Software Free Trial


Visit ViceVersa Forum
  
  
 A printable version of the entire ViceVersa FAQ and Knowledge Base is also available.

 For further queries, please contact us by E-Mail at support@tgrmn.com.