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Added info on using Linux commands for splitting files in Windows
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My ZIM file is too big, what should I do?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:26-->
USB flash drives and memory cards are often formatted using the FAT32 filesystem which can't store files bigger than 4GB. Kiwix is able to deal with 2GB splitted ZIM files. The splitted split ZIM files must be named xxx.zimaa, xxx.zimab, xxx.zimac, etc. To split a ZIM file you may use:</translate>
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* On Microsoft Windows: </translate>[http://www.fastfilejoiner.com/ FFSJ] or [http://www.hjsplit.org/ HJ-Split] (slower option); on Windows 10, if you have [https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/p/ubuntu/9nblggh4msv6 Bash on Ubuntu] installed, you can use the GNU/Linux commands below.
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You can also download a pre-splitted split version of the ZIM file by downloading a pre-indexed/portable ZIP file and copy the chunks from the directory "data/content".</translate>
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