Tiger: Where's StuffIt?

Discussion in 'OS X and OS X Apps' started by marcgalang, Aug 1, 2005.

  1. marcgalang

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    Just got Tiger installed and all my .sit files are not recognized, found out no stuffit was installed, is that normal?
     
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    Stuffit is no longer included in OS X starting with Tiger. You'll have to download and install it yourself. This is what you're looking for: StuffIt Standard Edition.
     
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    I've installed Tiger on three Macs and all of the installations didn't have Stuffit. You can just download Stuffit from VersionTracker or MacUpdate.

    Oops, Elbert was a quick to the draw. :yes:

    [Edited on 8-1-2005 by hubes]
     
  4. PatrickGaerlan

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    If all you want to do is decompress files, you can just go ahead and download the completely free Stuffit Expander. AFIAK, the Stuffit Standard Edition is a 30-day free trial version, so it might start nagging you once the trial period is up. To those who have installed the Stuffit Standard Edition (trial version), please correct me if I'm wrong.
     
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    Same thing happened to me last night... I needed to download some files and found out I just couldn't. :( Ended up just downloading stuffit's trial version. Will we actually be able to download it again after the 15/30 days has expired?

    HASSLE!!!
     
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    Since Stuffit Standard Edition contains both Stuffit Expander as well as DropStuff I think the evaluation or trial period only applies to DropStuff. I've installed Stuffit Standard Edition and when you double-click DropStuff it gives you a window that lets you know that you have 30 days to try the software. When you double-click Stuffit Expander you don't get the notice. It's been more than 30 days since I've used Stuffit under Tiger & so far whenever I decompress a file I don't get any nagging notices.
     
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    stuffit expander is free... dropstuff (whch is now almost useless with os x's built in zip archive option) is not.
     
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    OO nga noh?
    Di ko napansin yun ah!
    Hmmm... bakit kaya tinanggal? :sigh:
    Install mo na lng BRo.
     
  9. marcgalang

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    Yup, downloaded it already. Thanks for the feedbacks.

    I was just wondering. I thought it was a native Apple software, and now it's gone. Maybe I need to convert those .sit backups to something else. Any advice on a better compression util? Im thinking of tarballs (tar.gz), anything better? Thanks.
     
  10. sim

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    I still have stuffit after I upgraded from panther. It must be because I did an upgrade install as opposed to a clean install.

    [Edited on 8.2.05 by sim]
     

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