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I am trying to transfer imovie projects that are about 20gigs each from my mac harddrive to an external harddrive. Lacie 320gig
When I transferred a 20 gig imovie project to the ext hd, it wouldn't complete it. giving me message -1039
I READ that you can't transfer larger than a 4gig HOWEVER I had innocently transferred an imovie project that is 8gig and that worked.

What are my options to get that 20 gig piece onto the ext hd....
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by:Christopher McKay
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Download and install NTFS support for your MAC, Then get the drive reformatted to NTFS, then you can easily support files sizes greater than 4GB.

Hope this helps!

:o)

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in the lacie harddrive manuel it only tells you to format to NTFS for use with a PC.  is that correct?
i am using a mac
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You can get NTFS support for the mac. See here: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/how-to-read-and-write-ntfs-windows-partition-on-mac-os-x.html

Hope this helps!

:o)

Bartender_1
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I ended up solving it myself a different way
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