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Old Aug 17, 2007, 12:07 PM   #1
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whats the best file unzipper

i have a few video files that req to be unzipped but i dont know where to look what are the best applications to use
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Old Aug 17, 2007, 12:18 PM   #2
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StuffitExpander.
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i have a few video files that req to be unzipped but i dont know where to look what are the best applications to use
MacOS X has a built-in headless utility called BOMArchiveHelper, which should unzip any zipped archive that you double-click.
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i have a few video files that req to be unzipped but i dont know where to look what are the best applications to use
It's built into the finder. You don't need anything it can open zipped files directly
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Old Aug 17, 2007, 01:15 PM   #5
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For expanding all files, I recommend having both Stuffit and The Unarchiver
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Old Aug 29, 2007, 03:03 PM   #6
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How do you assign both of those apps for expanding automatically?
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My preference is Stuffit ..
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Old Aug 29, 2007, 07:12 PM   #8
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StuffIt? Bah. Unless you need to unarchive .sitx files, StuffIt is useless, IMO. If you're doing something more than .zip files, I'd recommend The Unarchiver. If you're just doing zip files, stick with the built-in support; it works just fine.
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Old Aug 29, 2007, 07:32 PM   #9
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I hate StuffIt and the company that makes it. You can't download Expander from their website without providing an email address to which they automatically sign you up for their junk mail. Thanks but no thanks your product isn't that good.

Another vote here for TheUnarchiver.
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