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How does Smart Defrag handle large files ?

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If I have a partition with a normal file mix, but also have a small number of

large media files (300MB - 800MB) how are the big files handled ?


If the drive is a little tight on space, trying to get the large files into

one partition is difficult and takes forever.


Does the program make any intelligent choices regarding these files,

such as perhaps reducing them to a small number of fragements

instead of one ? This would reduce the time to defragment considerably.


Who really cares if a big avi file is in one or five fragments?

It doesn't affect the drive or file performance.


(PS. Perhaps this post should have gone into the "suggestions" thread)

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Yes - thanks for the info.

I saw that but it's not really what I mean.


Assume my HDD is setup like I described.

I have a big AVI file and it's currently in 1000 fragments.


The program might be able to reduce it to 5 o 6 fragments in a few minutes,

but it will take much longer, perhaps half an hour to get it in one piece.


You see what I mean, I don't want to ignore the file, I would like the program to

handle it intelligently, like I described.


(It is called SMART defrag, after all)

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Yes davexnet, I understood your point of view from your first post, that's why I have copied it to suggestions for IObit to have an attention.


My point was just a reminder if it was overlooked. (Which also shortens the repetitive defrag times considerably if there are a lot of large files.)


Thank you and cheers.

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Not sure if it's of any interest,

but I booted up an old PC I hadn't used in a while and it

had an old copy of Diskeeper (version 9 from 2005) installed.


I took a look through it and noticed that one of it's modes

behaves very much like I described above.


They call it "file performance degradation" - which does a "best effort"

defrag on large files.

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