Cross-platform file transfer

Gruman, Galen
December 1993
Macworld;Dec1993, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p191
Details how to overcome problems involved in transferring data files between Macintosh and Windows-based computers. Use of network in transferring files; Farallon Computing's Timbuktu software; Use of electronic mail to exchange files as mail enclosures; Decompression of PKZip files through Peter Maika's freeware Unzip 2.01; Use of disks to exchange files; Use of high-capacity cartridges in sharing removable drives across platforms.


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