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StuffIt Expander
StuffIt Expander
16.2
3.2
0.0
StuffIt Expander free download for Mac

StuffIt Expander for Mac16.2

29 January 2021

Expansion and decoding utility.

What is StuffIt Expander for Mac

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

What's new in StuffIt Expander

Version 16.2:
  • M1 Mac Support with a Universal Binary
  • Big Sur Support

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Just-Fred
Just-Fred
Jan 29 2021
16.2
0.0
Jan 29 2021
0.0
Version: 16.2
I thought I was having a flashback when I saw this listed! StuffIt and StuffIt Expander were must-have utility programs back when macOS was known as "System Software" (version s 6.x, 7.x, etc.). Now there is a built-in archiving program as well as a number of other cost-free programs that handle pretty much ever archiving algorithm extant. This might be of sentimental value, but I'm not sure what the value-add is here.
x9329724
x9329724
Jan 29 2021
16.2
2.0
Jan 29 2021
2.0
Version: 16.2
Not sure why they bothered with this update. It is still broken with Mojave (on APFS volumes anyway). Used to be I could compress applications with StuffIt (which is NO LONGER SUPPORTED) and when I restored them everything was back exactly the same way it started out, including the dates, the part I particularly liked. Now when I UnStuff any of these Stuffed applications, just get errors saying the application is corrupted. (At one point I was able to UnStuff some things correctly on a non-APFS volume, but who knows if that even works now...) Used to be a useful set of programs for me. Not any more.
tletouze01
tletouze01
May 8 2020
16.0.5
0.0
May 8 2020
0.0
Version: 16.0.5
The application folder takes the app but refuses to open it up. Thanks for telling me what to do. Bests.
Hldwizard
Hldwizard
Apr 10 2020
16.0.5
5.0
Apr 10 2020
5.0
Version: 16.0.5
This is a reliable program and supports many different compression algorithms. Even though recent OSX versions include ZIP, they don't support all the different formats, which can be problematic depending on your needs. For the everyday user perhaps the builtin compression is sufficient, but there are situations for advanced users that will need alternatives.
kend-1
kend-1
Mar 27 2020
16.0.5
5.0
Mar 27 2020
5.0
Version: 16.0.5
Excellent when it was required, but late model macOS's incorporate ZIP file processing.
hmfwic47
hmfwic47
Jan 13 2017
16.0.5
0.0
Jan 13 2017
0.0
Version: 16.0.5
Do we need to keep this on a Mac computer anymore?
Solo68
Solo68
Nov 11 2015
16.0.4
0.0
Nov 11 2015
0.0
Version: 16.0.4
Just a question. Please tell me how the Smith Micro website just allowed me to receive the latest version of Stuffit Expander 16.0.3, but MacUpdate is lists the latest version as 16.0.4? Does someone around here know something Smith Micro does not know? Just a thought.
sjk
sjk
Aug 27 2015
16.0.4
0.0
Aug 27 2015
0.0
Version: 16.0.4
Since they're not posted under What's New …

Change Notes
16.0.4
Fixed an issue expanding 7zip archives.
16.0.3
Fixed issue with some zip archives that would fail to expand with StuffIt Expander but could be opened with StuffIt Archive Manager.

It still fails to expand static FFmpeg binaries 7-zip archives from http://evermeet.cx/pub/ffmpeg/. Now silently fails after claiming to successfully unarchive instead of leaving a corrupt binary. The Unarchiver still handles those just fine, even on El Capitan (10.11) beta.
Penguirl
Penguirl
Jun 19 2015
16.0
4.5
Jun 19 2015
4.5
Version: 16.0
The Unarchiver stopped working for me so I switched to Stuffit Expander and I've never looked back. Not once has it balked at decompressing a file, too bad it doesn't quit automatically like TA did but that's easily handled with a simple kb shortcut.
Edgarcabrera
Edgarcabrera
Feb 12 2015
16.0
5.0
Feb 12 2015
5.0
Version: 16.0
I stopped using Stuffit expander ages ago. I've got some problems with .rar files from PC, the only free application which could expand such files was this one, just brilliant!. Now, I'm using it for expanding everything, it feels like Yosemite app and it is quite fast.
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  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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