Disk Utility is an excellent app integrated into Mac OS X for managing our drives. We can use it to format a drive to a different file system, and resize, create, or delete partitions. Let's see how to make the most of Disk Utility and take control of our drives.
The BitTorrent protocol is one of the best ways to share a large volume of data, and it can be used legally - after all, most Linux distribution ISOs are also available as torrent files. Let's see how to create torrent files and upload them, using the popular qBittorrent client.
Formatting the hard drive and installing Windows is easy. What's hard is setting up all the individual programs, with their full settings, which can take days. Now, the freeware CloneApp can backup program settings, and restore them after reinstalling the OS, or transfer them to a new version of Windows.
Compressing files into a Zip Archive is essential if we want to send multiple files by email. It is also a good way to save bandwidth, as certain types of files can be compressed more than 90%. Let's compress files into a Zip archive, with Windows and PeaZip.
If we have a digital archive for long enough, it is bound to have multiple empty folders scattered throughout - or even folders filled only with other empty folders. In this guide, we will use the free app "Remove Empty Directories" in Windows to safely remove empty folders.