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Transferring video files >4GB to PC via External HD

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jarrodmakesvideos Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jan 31, 2013 12:28 PM

How do you transfer large video files to Windows based systems?

I'm on a currrent project where I've had to capture hour long talks in DV and HDV. The resulting files are larger than the FAT limit of 4GB, so I can't format the external HDs in that format. So, I have them formatted in NTFS 3G, and writing to them seems INCREDIBLY slow.


What workflow do you use? Am I missing something? While I could break the videos into smaller captures, the client doesn't have the capability to edit/rejoin the clips on their end.


Thanks for the help/recommendations,



MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion, 16GB RAM
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