VM Workstation compressing vmdk?

EE,

In vSphere 4.x, I used gzip to compress a vmdk. What can I use to compress a vmdk in workstation 5.0 for transfer across a WAN?

Thanks in advance

Kliff
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Seaton007Commented:
You could try 7zip:
http://www.7-zip.org
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dipopoCommented:
You can use WinSCP to logon and compress files before download.

http://winscp.net/eng/docs/script_auto_compress_download
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snyderkvAuthor Commented:
Cool thanks everyone, I will try both
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