Stuffit disabled in Tiger?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Fredstar, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. Fredstar macrumors 6502a

    Fredstar

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2004
    Location:
    Near London
    #1
    I know Tiger has in built expansion ability and so Stuffit is no longer needed for most files, but for example i am trying to expand the Windows Media which is a .sitx file, doesn't seem to be able to expand it.
    Any ideas how to do this?
     
  2. yellow Moderator emeritus

    yellow

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2003
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    #2
    AFAIK, you'll need Stuffit Expander for .sitx files.
     
  3. nightporter macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2003
    Location:
    Australia
    #3
    If you do an Easy install Stuffit should still be there.

    If you did an Install Archive you should be able to drag it across from your old system folder if it hasn't been installed when you upgraded to Tiger.

    If you've done a clean install, you'll have to download. :(
     
  4. Fredstar thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Fredstar

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2004
    Location:
    Near London
    #4
    No no i have it in my applications folder, i did an archive and install but when i launch it it doesn't fully launch
     
  5. Character Zero macrumors member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2005
    #5
    I did a clean install and had no problem opening archives.
     
  6. yellow Moderator emeritus

    yellow

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2003
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    #6
    Because the application references /Library/CFMSupport/StuffitEngineShell.cfm, which would not have survived an A&I. Meaning, you have to reinstall Stuffit Expander.

    As in zip archives? That functinality is built into the OS and has been since Panther.
     
  7. Character Zero macrumors member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2005
    #7
    it asked if i wanted to use stuffit to open it
     
  8. yellow Moderator emeritus

    yellow

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2003
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    #8
    Interesting. I guess I'll have to wait until this afternoon when I get home to install Tiger.
     

Share This Page