StuffIt Expander easily expands and decoded all the files you download from the Web or receive in your email.
4.2 
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Smith Micro Inc.
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StuffIt Expander easily expands and decoded all the files you download from the Web or receive in your email. StuffIt Expander can expand over 30 formats including StuffIt, RAR, 7zip, split and segmented archives.
Are you getting "Operation Not Permitted" errors when you try to open a Zip archive? Try StuffIt instead. StuffIt can open those password protected Zip archives.
Other Features:
- Automatically expand archives added to your designated "Watch Folder"
- Automatically scan expanded content with your AV app.
- Automate Expander with AppleScript
The full list of supported files:
ARCHIVES
- StuffIt X archives (.sitx)
- Legacy StuffIt 5 and older StuffIt archives (.sit)
- Legacy StuffIt 5 and older Mac Self-Extracting archives (.sea)
- Zip archives - including encrypted and Zip64 archives (.zip)
- Windows Self-Extracting archives - created with StuffIt for Windows or Windows Zip utilities (.exe)
- RAR archives - including encrypted archives (.rar)
- 7-Zip archives (.7z)
- TAR archives or UNIX Tape Archives (.tar)
- Compressed TAR archives or tarballs
- Gzip Compressed TAR (.tar.gz, .tgz, .taz)
- Bzip Compressed TAR (.tar.bz, .tbz)
- Bzip2 Compressed TAR (.tar.bz2, .tbz2)
- UNIX Compressed TAR(.tar.Z, .tz)
- LZMA Compressed TAR(.tar.lzma, .tlzma)
- Compact Pro archives - including self-extracting archives (.cpt, .sea)
- Windows CAB Files (.cab)
- Lha archives (.lha, .lzh)
- Arj archives (.arj)
- Arc archives (.arc)
- Comic Book Archives
- CBZ (.cbz)
- CBR (.cbr)
- CBT (.cbt)
- CB7 (.cb7)
SEGMENTS
- StuffIt X segments (.part01.sitx, .part02.sitx, etc.)
- StuffIt 5 and older segments (.sit.1, .sit.2, etc.)
- Zip segments (.z01, .z02, etc.)
- RAR segments (.r01, .r02, etc.)
- Split Archives - used by some Zip, Rar and 7-Zip implementations (.001, .002, etc.)
COMPRESSED FILES
- StuffIt SpaceSaver compressed files(n/a)
- gzip compressed files (.gzip, .gz)
- bzip compressed files (.bzip, .bz)
- bzip2 compressed files (.bzip2, .bz2)
- UNIX compressed files (.z, .Z)
- lzma compressed files (.lzma)
ENCODED FILES
- AppleSingle encoded files (n/a)
- Binhex encoded files (.hqx)
- MacBinary encoded files (.bin)
- UUencode encoded files (.uu, .uue)
- Base64/MIME encoded files (.b64, .mme, .mime)
- yEncode encoded files (.yenc, .ync)
- BtoAText encoded files (.b2a, .btoa)
ENCODED ARCHIVES
- Binhex encoded StuffIt X archives (.sitx.hqx)
- Binhex encoded StuffIt archives (.sit.hqx)
- Binhex encoded Self-Extracting archives (.sea.hqx)
- MacBinary encoded StuffIt X archives (.sitx.bin)
- MacBinary Encoded StuffIt archives (.sit.bin)
- MacBinary encoded Self-Extracting archives (.sea.bin)
- UUencode encoded Zip archives (.zip.uu, .zip.uue)
OTHER
- PrivateFile encrypted files .pf)

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BEST APP EVER!
History lesson: First it was owned by Aladdin Systems then Allume then Smith micro!

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jputting
This Stuffit Expander is quite reliable and effective when expanding all types of compressed files, it simply hasn’t failed me yet.

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The program is very comfortable to use to extract compressed files. You can manually specify the directory to extract files to. Besides I like the simplicity of interface.

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