Archive for November 29th, 2014

by Tom Nelson

The Unarchiver from Dan Agren is one of those utilities that will make you wonder how you ever got along without it. The Unarchiver is an easy-to-use app for decompressing or unarchiving many different types of archived files.


Image courtesy of Dan Agren

In essence, The Unarchiver serves the same purpose as Apple’s built-in Archive Utility, which zips and unzips Mac files. But the Unarchiver handles so many different types of file compression formats that it makes Apple’s Archive Utility look like a student project for programming class.

Archive Utility has one advantage over The Unarchiver: it can create compressed archives, something The Unarchiver can’t do. But if you have an archived file in a format other than the few that Archive Utility can work with, then The Unarchiver is the app for you.

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