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Finland Blue
12-19-2007, 04:02 PM
I have a WMV file I would like to give people access to on my web site - it does not neccesarily need to open directly from the web site, but can be saved/downloaded by the user ... how should I go about gettig the file to my site? Its 40MB in size ...

davidj
12-19-2007, 04:12 PM
if you want to allow it to play once the page has loaded then use flash else use zip

domedia
12-20-2007, 04:18 AM
Not sure you're going to see much differenc if you try to zip a wmv file. But either way just link to the .zip or .wmv file like normal, if you like you can give instructions to right-click to save.
<a href="file.wmv">File</a>

davidj
12-20-2007, 07:09 AM
Not sure you're going to see much difference if you try to zip a wmv file. true but its not for compression reasons. Its to allow the transfer to desktop to happen rather than using that Save Target method which is as satisfying as stroking a hedgehog

domedia
12-20-2007, 01:52 PM
ah I see. You can get away with that with some fancy JS, instead of a regular anchor tag.