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SaltySalt
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Corrupt or Corrupted

Post by SaltySalt » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:19 pm

Hello everyone!

Can you please help with this:

Which one of the following is correct?

"Corrupt video files" OR "Corrupted video files"

Or are these synonyms and can be used both ways?

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Re: Corrupt or Corrupted

Post by Joe » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:46 am

I would recommend:

as adjective
A corrupt file / The file is corrupt / Corrupt video files

as verb
The video files have been corrupted / The transfer has corrupted the files
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Re: Corrupt or Corrupted

Post by SaltySalt » Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:56 pm

Thank you Joe, that makes sense!

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