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MrMacMan
May 19, 2003, 06:14 AM
Well I have some files that are broken up into parts, in a .rar file.
Now when I use stuffit expander it expands, but in parts not in one file... If someone can give me the info to how to do this, thanks.

Megaquad
May 19, 2003, 06:41 AM
try with this

iJon
May 19, 2003, 08:03 AM
sounds like a movie you downloaded. if it is check to see if they have two rar files that are part 1 of the movie and part 2. that can happen a lot.

iJon

MrMacMan
May 19, 2003, 04:23 PM
For reasons unknown I couldn't get your file to work, (forums or safari always acting up...)

This is probably what you posted...
http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/9365

Now I need to work properly... :rolleyes:

MrMacMan
May 19, 2003, 08:52 PM
So after I used that program I get one big .bin file that stuffit expander wants to open, except it can't.
grrrr.

When I hit try it don't work. :mad:

sparkleytone
May 19, 2003, 08:57 PM
use unrarX. its never steered me wrong. the link is posted on an earlier post. if that doesnt work...just google it.

MrMacMan
May 19, 2003, 09:08 PM
Originally posted by sparkleytone
use unrarX. its never steered me wrong. the link is posted on an earlier post. if that doesnt work...just google it.

*sigh* must I repeat myself?
I'm sorry, I must not be clear.

I used the program, it made all of my 44 .rar files ---> 1 .bin file.

I repeate
44 .rar ---> (used the program) ---> into 1 .bin file.

What the hell am I supposto do with a .bin file that can't be opened? Or what am I supposto open it with?

iJon
May 19, 2003, 09:11 PM
just answer one question, is this a movie?

iJon

sparkleytone
May 19, 2003, 09:17 PM
Originally posted by MrMacman
*sigh* must I repeat myself?
I'm sorry, I must not be clear.

I used the program, it made all of my 44 .rar files ---> 1 .bin file.

I repeate
44 .rar ---> (used the program) ---> into 1 .bin file.

What the hell am I supposto do with a .bin file that can't be opened? Or what am I supposto open it with?

burn it with toast.

sorry i didnt fully read your reply.

iJon
May 19, 2003, 09:29 PM
well id ont know if youll admit it on the forums or not but it looks like a movie to me. im almost positive it is. looks like part 1 of matrix reloaded if i had to guess. go download vcd tools and extract the mpeg from the bin file. the bin file is a vcd format and you burn it with toast. but if you wanna watch it on your computer you gotta extract it. try that and see how it works. im me online if you have problems.

iJon

Kwyjibo
May 19, 2003, 09:37 PM
actually no ijon. VLC on both the mac and the pc can play the .bin files directly. If he found a .rar its probably kazaa or bittorrent. my friend made a good point, think of one time u've used the rar format for a legitimatep purpose. Typically (not always, i know it can happen) its used for more controversial things.

sparkleytone
May 19, 2003, 09:38 PM
Originally posted by Kwyjibo
actually no ijon. VLC on both the mac and the pc can play the .bin files directly. If he found a .rar its probably kazaa or bittorrent. my friend made a good point, think of one time u've used the rar format for a legitimatep purpose. Typically (not always, i know it can happen) its used for more controversial things.

like porn?

iJon
May 19, 2003, 09:40 PM
Originally posted by Kwyjibo
actually no ijon. VLC on both the mac and the pc can play the .bin files directly. If he found a .rar its probably kazaa or bittorrent. my friend made a good point, think of one time u've used the rar format for a legitimatep purpose. Typically (not always, i know it can happen) its used for more controversial things.
ah intersting, ill have to check out that app. you are right about .rar, its just has pirate written all over it, lol

iJon

Kwyjibo
May 19, 2003, 10:48 PM
Originally posted by sparkleytone
like porn?

i guess if you want, heres the thing, it could have legitimate purposes, a great analogy is marijuana. there are plenty of medical purposes but the rest are controversial here in the states.

MrMacMan
May 19, 2003, 10:56 PM
Originally posted by iJon
just answer one question, is this a movie?

iJon

yes.

No, its not porn.

And no it aint the matrix... I saw it why would I want to again?

It is a bunch of .rar files my friend made his homemovie on, and he is just to lazy to make them into a readable format for me!
arg, now he wants me to burn them! :mad:

If I burn the .bin file can I read it on a dvd drive or is there some extremly long process? :(

iJon
May 19, 2003, 11:00 PM
Originally posted by MrMacman
yes.

No, its not porn.

And no it aint the matrix... I saw it why would I want to again?

It is a bunch of .rar files my friend made his homemovie on, and he is just to lazy to make them into a readable format for me!
arg, now he wants me to burn them! :mad:

If I burn the .bin file can I read it on a dvd drive or is there some extremly long process? :(
burm the bin file in toast under the vcd format. thenit should play in most good dvd players.

iJon

arn
May 19, 2003, 11:01 PM
Originally posted by MrMacman
yes.

No, its not porn.

And no it aint the matrix... I saw it why would I want to again?

It is a bunch of .rar files my friend made his homemovie on, and he is just to lazy to make them into a readable format for me!
arg, now he wants me to burn them! :mad:

If I burn the .bin file can I read it on a dvd drive or is there some extremly long process? :(

depends on your DVD player.

The .bin file is _presumably_ a VCD or SVCD disc. If your player can play it.

did you try VLC? (as mentioned above) That will work without burning to disc.

arn

MrMacMan
May 20, 2003, 06:13 PM
Originally posted by arn
depends on your DVD player.

The .bin file is _presumably_ a VCD or SVCD disc. If your player can play it.

did you try VLC? (as mentioned above) That will work without burning to disc.

arn

Ah thanks.

*runs out and trys to find toast*
drat! It be gone!

*sigh* okay... :(
Yes, I have VLC, the home-movie works, just need to burn it, grrr, must find someone who has toast... so I can uh, buy it off of them.

Kwyjibo
May 20, 2003, 06:45 PM
if u have access to a pc nero burns them well. I downloaded x2 and put the bin file on my modded xbox hehe.

MrMacMan
May 20, 2003, 11:21 PM
Originally posted by Kwyjibo
if u have access to a pc nero burns them well. I downloaded x2 and put the bin file on my modded xbox hehe.

Acually the point of this was not to use my PC. I didn't want to tell my dad why I was leaving the computer on to get the file from my friend. His file took forever to get (he hosted on like 57k ISDN :eek: )

I have the file on my computer, ready to be burnt and given to his friends now I need toast, is there no other option?

arn
May 20, 2003, 11:26 PM
Originally posted by MrMacman
Ah thanks.

*runs out and trys to find toast*
drat! It be gone!

*sigh* okay... :(
Yes, I have VLC, the home-movie works, just need to burn it, grrr, must find someone who has toast... so I can uh, buy it off of them.

Is there a .cue file too? you don't need toast to burn bin/cue's

MissingMediaBurner:

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/9801

MrMacMan
May 21, 2003, 05:29 PM
Originally posted by arn
Is there a .cue file too? you don't need toast to burn bin/cue's

MissingMediaBurner:

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/9801

Ah thats looking good, but for a n00b for this, I'm sure I'll fail a couple good 5 times before I get it right, err, I can't get my drive maker to come up!

arg! Why is system profiler crashing!

MrMacMan
May 22, 2003, 06:07 PM
gah... can't find decent way... it opens the terminal and I get nothing...