This is a useful feature for me! Unarchiver is my default unzipper on my Macbook!
Neat app but I found a bug in the version 3. It complaints that the folder is not writable and could not extract to that location. But when I changed it to "Always" extract to the same folder and it works. I remember this feature was working in the older versions, not sure what when wrong.
I've been using stuffit for the past few months, but recently it couldn't open a particular rar files. Open the Mac App Store to buy and download apps. Description The Unarchiver is a small and easy to use program that can unarchive many different kinds of archive files. What a glorious day!
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Does what it really needs to do. Wondering how to open a RAR file on your Mac? If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center , please edit the question. The Unarchiver is a small and easy to use program that can unarchive many different kinds of archive files. This particular version has adware from Genio Innovation. The only change I actually would like is that if a password is needed, it should ask for that before starting the extraction process. All the translations of The Unarchiver are submitted by volunteers, and I now need more volunteers to translate it into more languages!
We encourage you to review them. Unfortunately, it was introduced in previous version, and we are grateful to our users who helped us quickly resolve it. Fixed spurious error message when extracting multi-part RAR files. Fixed crash on OS X This version seems to crash on Mac OS X If you have Wondering how to open a RAR file on your Mac?
Many of the files you tend to open these days come in either a ZIP. You will need a third-party app to open an RAR file and extract its contents. Think of it like a Swiss-army knife which comes in handy for opening many occasions in this case opening different files you might find. EXE installers. Step 1: You can also download it from the The Unarchiver site. Go to http: Download StuffIt Expander.
To do so: Install StuffIt Expander. Double-click the downloaded DMG file, click Agree when prompted, and wait for it to install. You may be prompted to verify the software before you can install it. Open StuffIt Expander. Double-click the StuffIt Expander app icon to do so. If prompted, click Open. Click Move to Applications Folder. Click StuffIt Expander.
This menu item is in the top-left corner of the screen.
Click Preferences…. You'll find it in the StuffIt Expander drop-down menu. Click the Advanced tab. It's at the top of the Preferences window. Scroll down and click RAR.
You'll find this option in the middle of the window. Click Assign to StuffIt Expander. It's on the right side of the window. Close the window.
Click the red button in the upper-left corner of the window to do so. Double-click a RAR file. In the Applications folder. Get to it by opening the Finder and clicking "Applications. Yes No.
Not Helpful 5 Helpful 1. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. Warnings RAR folders don't always have files that you can open, though Unarchiver and StuffIt Expander will allow you to view the files. Edit Related wikiHows. Article Summary X 1. Did this summary help you?