Compression Question

Discussion in 'OS X and OS X Apps' started by ricky, Jan 6, 2008.

  1. ricky

    ricky Member

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    hi guys! i have a question regarding programs like stuffit and the like. i've tried using stuffit to decompress .rar files and it works like a charm! however, i downloaded a video file which contains split rar files.. i coudn't get stuffit to work properly. i've tried several apps already (unrarx, rar expander, etc) but i just can't get it to work.. the files are .r01 .r02, etc. the video file doesn't include a part which ends in .rar. in windows, i used winrar and it worked every single time..

    do you know of any applications that would decompress and join split rar files? thanks!

    n.b. i've used the search function but those threads refer to decompressing/compressing a single rar file :)
     
  2. peter_ob

    peter_ob Active Member

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    Maybe it is the downloaded file that is defective.
     
  3. ricky

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    i'll try to transfer my video to my pc and see what happens :) will update you once i've tried decompressing :)
     
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    lamski PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Stuffit works on split .rar files. You just need to open the first one and wait while it processes the rest of the archives.
     
  5. ricky

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    @peter_ob and lamski

    thanks for the fast replies.. :) i was able to confirm that the file is corrupt :( i was able to transfer it to my pc and it also failed extracting hehe :)

    anyway, pls lock the thread :) thanks as always!
     

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