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StuffIt Expander for Mac

Expansion and decoding utility.

Free
In English
Version 16.2
3.2
Based on 49 user rates

StuffIt Expander overview

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 version 16.2

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

StuffIt Expander for Mac

Free
In English
Version 16.2
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3.2

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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.
x9329724
x9329724
Jan 29 2021
2.0
Jan 29 2021
2.0
Version: null
Hldwizard
Hldwizard
Apr 10 2020
5.0
Apr 10 2020
5.0
Version: null
kend-1
kend-1
Mar 27 2020
5.0
Mar 27 2020
5.0
Version: null
igorseno90
igorseno90
Jan 8 2019
1.0
Jan 8 2019
1.0
Version: null
nigel-9
nigel-9
Jun 29 2016
3.5
Jun 29 2016
3.5
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Penguirl
Penguirl
Jun 19 2015
4.5
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4.5
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DavTone
DavTone
Feb 23 2015
4.5
Feb 23 2015
4.5
Version: null
Edgarcabrera
Edgarcabrera
Feb 12 2015
5.0
Feb 12 2015
5.0
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fniaz
fniaz
Nov 10 2014
5.0
Nov 10 2014
5.0
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10baset
10baset
Sep 30 2014
5.0
Sep 30 2014
5.0
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SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Sep 30 2014
5.0
Sep 30 2014
5.0
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sincamons
sincamons
Sep 30 2014
4.0
Sep 30 2014
4.0
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anonymous-crayfish-19658
Mar 23 2014
4.5
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Rob-Galbraith
Rob-Galbraith
Dec 13 2013
2.5
Dec 13 2013
2.5
Version: null
Antoontje
Antoontje
Oct 12 2013
2.0
Oct 12 2013
2.0
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st3fania
st3fania
May 25 2013
1.0
May 25 2013
1.0
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JosephAW
JosephAW
Sep 28 2012
1.0
Sep 28 2012
1.0
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CFrag
CFrag
Sep 28 2012
3.0
Sep 28 2012
3.0
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Ezaura
Ezaura
Nov 3 2011
3.0
Nov 3 2011
3.0
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Pedro-Fardilha
Pedro-Fardilha
Oct 30 2011
1.0
Oct 30 2011
1.0
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JackFinch
JackFinch
Sep 14 2011
3.0
Sep 14 2011
3.0
Version: null
iPhonePhobia
iPhonePhobia
Aug 12 2011
3.0
Aug 12 2011
3.0
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nihonpeter
nihonpeter
Apr 19 2011
3.0
Apr 19 2011
3.0
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Dualie
Dualie
Feb 7 2011
2.5
Feb 7 2011
2.5
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e_gustavo
e_gustavo
Jan 26 2011
4.0
Jan 26 2011
4.0
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Dshore95
Dshore95
Jan 6 2011
4.5
Jan 6 2011
4.5
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Rsimpso1
Rsimpso1
Dec 4 2010
5.0
Dec 4 2010
5.0
Version: null
Mac007
Mac007
Sep 23 2010
5.0
Sep 23 2010
5.0
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Cyann
Cyann
Sep 22 2010
5.0
Sep 22 2010
5.0
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Pony
Pony
Mar 15 2010
1.0
Mar 15 2010
1.0
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Nontroppo
Nontroppo
Oct 6 2009
1.0
Oct 6 2009
1.0
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Szq
Szq
Sep 20 2009
1.0
Sep 20 2009
1.0
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Threedee912
Threedee912
Sep 17 2009
4.0
Sep 17 2009
4.0
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scott.park
scott.park
Sep 6 2009
4.0
Sep 6 2009
4.0
Version: null
Snowwhitesickette
Snowwhitesickette
Apr 11 2009
5.0
Apr 11 2009
5.0
Version: null
Fsckthemembership!
Fsckthemembership!
Jan 8 2009
1.0
Jan 8 2009
1.0
Version: null
Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
Dec 25 2008
2.0
Dec 25 2008
2.0
Version: null
Bobby-Delgato
Bobby-Delgato
Oct 22 2008
4.0
Oct 22 2008
4.0
Version: null
Pmason
Pmason
Oct 21 2008
2.0
Oct 21 2008
2.0
Version: null
Xypher
Xypher
Oct 10 2007
2.0
Oct 10 2007
2.0
Version: null