Rules for selecting files to be compressed

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by Howard Kaikow, Jul 26, 2005.

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  1. Howard Kaikow

    Howard Kaikow Registered Member

    Apr 10, 2005
    What rules does TI use to determine which files to compress?
    Is there an option for the user to specify:

    a. That an attempt should be made to compress ALL files.
    b. Which types of files should be compressed.
    c, TI's defaults for compression.

    I wrote a program. to learn the distribution of file name extensions on each volume.

  2. Menorcaman

    Menorcaman Retired Moderator

    Aug 19, 2004
    Menorca (Balearic Islands) Spain
    Hello Howard,

    The only option TI provides to the user is that of settin the level of compression i.e. None, Normal, High or Maximum. As far as I'm aware TI then applies the selected level of compression to all files. Clearly, files that are already heavily compressed e.g. VOB, mpeg, MP3, jpeg etc. will not be compressed very much more, if at all.

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