Archiver
Archiver
3.0.9

4.6

Archiver free download for Mac
25 February 2020

Open, create, and convert archives.

Overview

Archiver makes reducing file size, extracting archives and splitting files fun and easy!

Features
  • Archives as Easy as Pie - Archiver made working with archives easy. But we knew there was room for improvement, so we stepped up our efforts a gear to make working with archives even easier for you. Archiver 2 brings you a fresh interface, a blazing fast workflow and a quick preview.
  • Take a Quick Look - Say goodbye to extracting all files in an archive just to see what's inside! With Archiver 2 you can take a sneak peak and preview archives. And it gets better: Archiver lets you extract only the files you really need. It's all just a drag and a drop away.
  • Drag-and-Drop Delight - Never worry about archive formats again -- Archiver's drag-and-drop capability is back and smarter than ever! Just drag your files into the app and watch Archiver take care of the rest.
  • Shrink ‘Em Images and Music Files - Have you ever tried to send an image only to be told that the file is too large? Do your file uploads seem to take forever? Enter Archiver 2's own compression format, with which you can truly shrink image and audio files.
  • MultiTask - Archiver 2 is geared to take full advantage of your Mac, allowing you to do a whole lot more at the same time. And it's remarkably easy to do! By simply dragging in more archives, Archiver will extract them for you side-by-side all at once.
  • It's a Secret to Everybody - Keep your data private, keep it secure! With Archiver 2 you can protect your sensitive files by packing them in encrypted, password-protected archives by entering the password you wish to use.
  • Split and Combine - Got a file too large for a disk or email? Archiver has always been great at splitting and combining files. With Archiver 2, you can now also create split archives. All you need to do is specify the size of each chunk, and you're good to go!
Supported File Formats
  • Zip
  • RAR (rar, r00, r01, r02, …) [read only]
  • 7zip (7z, 7z.001, 7z.002, …)
  • Tar
  • Tar Gzip (tar.gz, tgz)
  • Tar Bzip2 (tar.bz2, tbz)
  • Tar Z (tar.Z)
  • CPIO (cpio)
  • ARJ [read only]
  • CAB [read only]
  • LhA (lha, lzh) [read only]
  • StuffIt (sit) [read only]
  • StuffIt Expander Archive (sea) [read only]
  • BinHex (hqx) [read only]
  • MacBinary (bin, macbin) [read only]
  • Linux RPM (rpm) [read only]
  • PAX [read only]
  • Amiga disk file (adf) [read only]
  • Compressed Amiga disk file (adz, ADZ) [read only]
  • Amiga DMS disk archive (dms, DMS) [read only]
  • Amiga LhF (f, F) [read only]
  • Amiga LZX (lzx) [read only]
  • Amiga DCS disk archive (dcs) [read only]
  • Amiga PackDev (pkd) [read only]
  • Amiga xMash disk archive (xms) [read only]
  • Amiga Zoom disk archive (zom) [read only]
  • HA archive [read only]

What's new in Archiver

Version 3.0.9:
  • This update fixes issues with archive compatibility and stability. It's recommended that all users update
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88 Reviews of Archiver

5
ahmedhatata-ah
19 October 2018
Version: 3.0.4

Most helpful

The best archiver and extractor mac app ever , it contains the best and full options users will ever need . The most killing feature is also archiving the images and audio to send via email and preview the archived content .??? mac users should really give it a shoot and they will never go back again
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R-L-Woolley-Jr
22 November 2019
Version: 3.0.8
The company is still selling this product but is NO LONGER SUPPORTED OR PRODUCED by IncredibleBee. Their site should be taken down. Macupdate should NOT support a site that is selling a product they do not support. This product should NOT BE ABLE TO BE PURCHASED ON MACUPDATE.
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5
Moxiesozo
21 October 2019
Version: 3.0.8
Outstanding app. Best in class.
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5
ahmedhatata-ah
19 October 2018
Version: 3.0.4
The best archiver and extractor mac app ever , it contains the best and full options users will ever need . The most killing feature is also archiving the images and audio to send via email and preview the archived content .??? mac users should really give it a shoot and they will never go back again
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5
Megavolt17
28 June 2018
Version: 3.0.4
Many unarchivers out there, but I have things in Stuffit format, and even some Amiga games for an emulator. This handles them all. But what about archiving? Not many programs do more than Zip (or nothing even). This handles many formats, password protected archives, even changing archive types in one step!
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5
jack2001
20 April 2018
Version: 3.0.3
io la uso solo per decomprimere e questo lavoro lo fa egragiamente, velocemente e semplicemente
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3
JBX
19 May 2017
Version: 3.0.1
Like the app, however anything that has been 7zipped on Windows takes forever to uncompress on OSx
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Mcr
27 February 2017
Version: 3.0.1
Still unable to unarchive a multi file split archive in the ZIP format (only RAR and 7z)
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5
Turquoise
16 January 2016
Version: 2.3.0
I like Archiver. It is simple, intuitive, and so far has worked with anything needed to be extracted or compressed.
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Mcr
01 December 2015
Version: 2.3.0
decided to try this again after several years. Program would not extract a multi file split archive in the ZIP format that was created with Entropy, which for the record, Apple's built in Archiver utility, BetterZip and TheUnArchiver, plus the free 7Zip Windows utility, have NO trouble extracting the exact same file I tested with. This archive was an ISO image over 6GB, split into 200MB chunks for easier uploading.

In looking at the company website, it says " Can Archiver open split archives? Yes, Archiver can combine and then unarchive split archives in RAR and 7zip format." Note, only RAR and 7zip, not Zip listed.

Before someone chimes in and says " So What, 7z is better than Zip anyway"....I'm not here to debate the pros and cons of compression formats, this is not the place, but from a functionality view, the inability to handle split archives in ZIP format (arguably the most common format today) would seem to be a serious short coming for a program that has the sole purpose of handling archives.

For now, I'm sticking with Entropy on the Mac, and Pavlov's 7Zip utility on Windows. Don't get me wrong, I would like this program to work. Entropy hasn't been updated in two years, I'm worried it has been abandoned. I'm not particularly sold on the BetterZip UI and by it's own admission (look at the change log) BetterZip is still finding/fixing bugs that, in my opinion, should not be bugs in a program that has been around that long.

Honestly, when I want to be absolutely sure there is no problem (i.e. preparing an archive for work or to be shared), I fire up Windows in a virtual machine and use 7Zip by Pavlov.
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1.5
marrie
24 January 2015
Version: 2.2.2
I like the interface, how ever as a visually impaired user the check boxes for choosing formats don't read with voice over. As this has not seen an update in a while I guess I'll have to keep looking for a way to do zip, rar, and 7z all in one program.
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Big Johnson
14 September 2014
Version: 2.2.2
Description says it can extract files from archives, but it can't extract from packages. I tried to check the contents of a package and the package is shown but the window says 1 file and there's no way to view or extract the contents (as with Pacifist).
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xgman
28 August 2014
Version: 2.2.2
How about a different mirror?: " Alert This site has been blocked by the network administrator."
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2.5
xgman
26 August 2014
Version: 2.2.1
Download site is blocked by many public filters at offices.
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Wts
30 July 2014
Version: 2.2.0
Ah Archiver why do you sometimes fail me ? Of course as a stand by i resort to BetterZip or even Keka. I would like to send the "failed" files to the developer for their analysis however those failed files are my corporate sensitive files. Archiver seems to have real problems when there is a mixture of zip files within a zip folder.
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polocanada
13 July 2014
Version: 2.1.5
The problem with Archiver is it constantly leaves out extracting certain archives. It just skips them. This was the issue in later version 1.x and still in version 2.x. For example I have a folder with 500 ZIP and RAR files, individual files or multiples of RAR and ZIP files (one archive split into multiples). It's both RAR and ZIP and it randomly skips some of them, but every time it skips others. When I do the unpacking then manually specifically on the archives it skips, unpacking works fine. There are no error messages in the app or in console either during the individual extracting or when I extract the whole folder with many archives. I do like Archiver, somehow, I liked the green backpack more and I used it since the early days when it was called Rucksack and at that time it worked still flawlessly. These are personal files so I can't simply send the archives to the developer to test them. I will have to look for something else maybe and check back here for updates to see if this issue gets fixed or if it's just random thing.
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5
itabmedia
22 March 2014
Version: 2.1.2
Archiver is useful and has a nice interface. The developer is very helpful and responsive. I would recommend this app.
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Rubaiyat
24 July 2013
Version: 2.1.0
I use iArchiver which unfortunately doesn't appear in Macupdate's database. Which is why I have added it as a comment. The reasons why I use it, are it opens ALL archive formats, is fast to use and makes both .zip7 and compressed .dmg files on the fly. I use .zip7 for the best compression of long term archives I do not often revisit. I use compressed .dmg for installers, tutorials and archived jobs I want to quickly access without changing them. RAR etc I only need for opening web archives and it puzzles me why anybody bothers with it. It doesn't seem to have any good points at all. What is confusing is the number of archive utilities with similar names and backpack icons. Lack of imagination or deliberate confusion?
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azazel-
02 June 2013
Version: 2.0.3
So, just to clarify: Incredible Bee Ltd. sold Archiver on the Mac App Store, then pulled 'Archiver' from the store...can't download it from past purchases, it's *gone*. They then rename the program THE Archiver, and put it back up on the store, with no way for past customers to do anything but shell out the money for the new version. Rather shady. All somewhat of a moot point however, since the overall quality, features and stability can't hold a candle to the much better Entropy archiving program, which costs the same.
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Mr-Dreck-Drivel
24 May 2013
Version: 2.0.1
Okay. Let me see if I've sorted out the back-and-forth between early adopters like myself and the developer. As pleasant and patient as the dev has been fielding these complaints, it still doesn't change the fact that the intro price for new users is cheaper than the upgrade price for those of us who took a chance on this product early on. I don't care if the intro price will go back up later, I think it's an accepted premise in these cases that upgraders have a significant savings over new users -- no matter the intro price or how nice the new version may be. I really like the product; I'm just confused by the biz concepts of Incredible Bee.
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Gl0tzk0wski
22 May 2013
Version: 2.0.1
Great software but the badest investment what i've made. Archiver is not cheap, but with an absurd discount of 2€ for existing customers i moved it to the trash. PS: The market for each product is not endless, its stupid to anger existing customers.
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anonymous-wallaby-3357
14 May 2013
Version: 2.0.1
Create dmg archive for version 2? I couldn't seem to find this option under version 2. Any suggestions?
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Sgginc
01 May 2013
Version: 2.0.1
The price just dropped from $16.99 to $14.99 as I was writing this. Still no upgrade price. Do these developers know what their doing?
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boreham
27 April 2013
Version: 2.0.1
Upgrade price (from FAQ section) and new purchase price are the same for a Family Pack from the UK, both are £15.49 (probably plus VAT). Having paid £24.00 only eight months ago I am going back to OSX's built in Archive Utility.
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rramito
26 April 2013
Version: 2.0.1
Developer should update the screenshot her for the 2.0 version - the interface is very very nice! Works great too. Didn't give 5 stars because I suppose nothing is perfect.
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Jimmy-D
25 April 2013
Version: 2.0.1
It looks like a nice program. Unfortunately the author isn't interested in supporting a common legacy format SITX. I suggest the developer look at The Unarchiver for a list of additional formats to support.
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2.5
Uncoy
15 March 2013
Version: 1.2.2
Still doesn't let you look into files. Change of names from iArchiver to Rucksack to Archiver. No updates for iArchiver users and no sign of a discount in the store. I'm really sorry I didn't buy Springy back in the day when I bought iArchiver.
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5
AndyWood
02 March 2013
Version: 1.2.2
Dealing with archived files is very annoying on a Mac. It doesn't have to. Not at all. If you want to open zip archives then your Mac does a wonderful job most of the time (sometimes it can't even open zip files, per example when they are encrypted). But there will be moments when you get files from a colleague or a friend that have another archive format like rar. (rar is the most used archiving format in Windows) Or you want to download a file from the internet and it is only available in 7z. (Happens very often with open source software) On Windows you have a very nice solution for that: Winrar. On the Mac there are only a handful of programs that will do the job and most of those programs are clunky, ugly, complicated to use or handle just one single file format. And then there is Archiver.app. Archiver has a very beautiful and clean user interface. This makes it very easy to use. Just drag and drop your files into the Archiver window and the app will do the rest. If you want to set a password and encrypt your files, Archiver will give you that option, too. This is very handy when you send personal information through Skype or other networks. No one except the person with the password can open your archived files. You can even split your files in several parts. This comes in handy when you want to send a 30 Megabyte file per email. Most email providers don't allow you to send files that are bigger than 20 Mbyte. With Archiver you can just split your file in two parts and send them separately. Sure, there are other programs out there that are free. But free programs almost always come with one or more downsides. And those downsides have almost always the same outcome: You are wasting your time trying to achieve things you could if you just buy a program or app that is much easier to use. Most of the time when I need archivers I am in a hurry. Or I just don't have the mood to deal with three several programs to open an archive. Archiver is one of the most beautiful archiving utilities on Mac. And it is by far the easiest program to use but has a long list of supported file formats and is very powerful on the other hand.
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4
Unicorn
06 November 2012
Version: 1.2.2
Very good for multiple archives. It's fast and opens/closes without extra effort. You don't have to wait long for it to work. However, there are several things that it needs for improvement. First is that it just turns ram into inactive ram which leaves my mac running hot until I purge it. The next is the inability for it to convert to rar. I would like to see this app cleanup DS_Store files, and add comments to the rar which is viewable in Winrar. The would be a much better alternative for me if that were the case. For the pricetag on this, you'd think that you're getting the very best out there.
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4.5
Rubaiyat
03 November 2012
Version: 1.7.4
Very useful to go straight to a compressed .dmg, but it has an oddity that when you save the .dmg to the same location as the original folder it complains that it has the same name, because it doesn't append the .dmg in the dialog box. When you manually add the .dmg extension you end up with .dmg.dmg.
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5
Simbasounds
28 July 2012
Version: 1.2.1
A good-looking simple replacement for default archiving options.
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Utrunn
20 April 2012
Version: 1.2.0
Since it already costs money anyways, I feel it really should include the ability to create RAR archives. RAR compression is proprietary and is never (to my knowledge) included with free archive utilities. Since this one isn't free, why not include a very useful feature like that?
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3.5
safrev
10 August 2011
Version: 1.2.0
A solid unarchiver, but you're basically paying for eye candy. There are plenty of other utilities that do the same thing for free; the only difference is that Archiver has a better UI. Obviously that's worth something, but $20 seems pretty steep to me.
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Mark-Lee
20 June 2011
Version: 1.1.4
So how do I unarchive/merge the split files? Even Archiver itself can't extract/merge them.
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uniQue
09 June 2011
Version: 1.1.4
Does this app let you browse inside archives and only extract specific files without having to extract the whole archive?
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5
xXAkumuXx
20 April 2011
Version: 1.1.4
Simply the best. Has everything I want in an archiving utility and so much more. It even has an option to create .dmg files. Love it. :D
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4
Hal0thane
07 February 2011
Version: 1.1.4
In many ways, Archiver is faster at decompressing most formats than The Unarchiver -- at least, this is my perception. On the other hand, the formats that Archiver supports are the bare essentials: the tar.* flavors, zip, rar, and maybe a few others. Compared to The Unarchiver, it seems paltry. Only in the most recent version did Archiver gain support for batch operations. However, Archiver does offer a 1-step conversion feature, rather unique in the field of archivers/unarchivers. Considering the price difference ($19 vs free for The Unarchiver), it hardly seems worth the price tag. There have been times, however, when none of the archiving tools on my system could correctly handle Shift_JIS (older Japanese) encoded files. None, that is, except Archiver. It has other interesting quirks and features which makes it both a dream and a nightmare.
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4
Antoinesynopsis
26 January 2011
Version: 1.1.4
Good app. Good looking. A file queue would be welcome when we have to deal with a file during another is already being extracted. A specific icon for split files would be useful to recognize them easier. Thanks.
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NeostarNeko
23 January 2011
Version: 1.1.4
I just updated my copy and noticed the name changed. So what was wrong with it being called Rucksack? I thought it was a good name and it also differentiated it from the others, now calling it Archiver is confusing and makes the application feel ..meh You went from iArchiver to Rucksack and now Archiver O_o
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5
Yuriy-Georgiev
03 December 2010
Version: 1.1.4
Is this the Keka? I'm serious. I have no idea which archiver is this. As HAL2007 said, it's confusing. Please decide the name once again and stop renamig it.
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Hal2007
23 November 2010
Version: 1.1.4
The constant renaming of this app is very confusing...
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Lopoz
14 September 2010
Version: 1.1.2
Another nice feature to have would be checksum verification, using .sfv files. But I agree the sequential extraction should be fixed first, before adding other features..
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Px9-855
02 September 2010
Version: 1.1.2
The answer to the poll is all of the above. And please add queueing!
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Buligwyf
19 June 2010
Version: 1.1.2
Very pleasing indeed! Makes it a pleasure both in terms of functionality and esthetics archiving / unarchiving. Wish you the best on future development.
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SawtoothRising
15 June 2010
Version: 1.1.1
nice app and that but when can we expect to see a function that lets us see whats inside the archive before anything gets extracted. giving us the choice of what gets extracted if not everything.
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Lopoz
07 June 2010
Version: 1.1.0
Quick bug I came across: 1. Open a large archive that takes a while to extract. 2. Open another. Expected result: Newly added extraction is added to extraction queue Result: User is presented with Split/Convert/Extract dialog, while running extraction continues to run Maybe this is by design, but when the running extraction finishes, the dialog for the 2nd extraction disappears and the "drag to destination" dialog for the running (now finished) extraction is presented. This, IMO, creates confusion. I hope it's clear what happens, let me know if you want me to clarify. Is there somewhere I can mail for bug reports, instead of posting on MU?
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Lopoz
03 June 2010
Version: 1.1.0
While I'm giving Rucksack a critical look, here's another feature req :) Folder actions for compressing files and folders. Would be great to just be able to right-click a file or folder and select "Compress using Rucksack"
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Lopoz
03 June 2010
Version: 1.1.0
No queued extractions, no party. But I like where this is going, keep it up and I might buy and switch from BetterZip..
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Zephyris
03 June 2010
Version: 1.1.0
I am really happy the developers listened and released this update. After having paid for betterzip whose dev couldn't care less about updates or users needs, I am very happy this software. Yes, there are free options but the eye candy is undeniable.
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Philipp-M-
02 June 2010
Version: 1.1.0
By popular request from a lot of you the new version (1.1.0) now allows you to extract multiple archives at once by dragging them onto Rucksack. The new version also adds options to delete archives after extracting them, and to open output files in Finder.
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appleHQ
12 April 2010
Version: 1.0.3
Well, well. Tried this app and found out it has too many small bugs to be reliable in a productive development environment. Today I extracted .tgz files with Rucksack. Could not get the extracted files to work as they should. Then I realized: Rucksack just cut out the last few bytes of filenames. Just because the folder structure was quite complex and long?! If you need this to extract a few pictures send by a friend. Fine. If you need reliable extraction of more complex archives: No way. Sorry..
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Shotgunweddings
25 March 2010
Version: 1.0.3
I have a few feature requests too. How about deleting an archive once it has been decompressed as an option in settings I use stuffit expander with the OPTION key held down and it allows me to use temporary settings. That would also be a nice option for this tool too because I don't want to have to keep checking or changing settings when I drag and drop files to Rucksack Thanks for a great product and hope to see it become more simplified so we can just drag and drop files onto it or use the OPTION key to change settings for the one time.
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Fishscale
23 March 2010
Version: 1.0.2
Go grab your FREE copy here: http://www.macbuzzer.com/ - limited time, please let me know if you make it in time. Would like to hear if mentioning "deals" like this in mu help people out or whether not enough people view the items more than once.
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X0r
19 March 2010
Version: 1.0.1
isn't better than The Unarchiver I hate decompressing without open automatically the directory with the files
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NeostarNeko
17 March 2010
Version: 1.0.1
I really WANT to like this application but it doesn't show the contents of the archive the way BetterZip does. I just hate opening an archive without knowing what lurks inside...
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Roaming-Nomad
17 March 2010
Version: 1.0.1
Very nice tool. Got a free license from MacBuzzer today and decided to try Rucksack out. It's well designed, very quick and very smooth. Much easier to use than Split & Concat and more stable than BetterZip. The only format I see Rucksack is unable to handle are SITX files. If that is ever a possibility I could finally rid that horrible rubbish Stuffit from my drive. Ever since Allume then later Smith Micro took over Stuffit it has been nothing but one problem after another along with the bloat! Thank you Dare to be Creative Ltd. for a great product , Rucksack is a must have tool
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Svizzor
16 March 2010
Version: 1.0.1
It works pretty good and its fast. I love it! Great work!
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Ward
15 March 2010
Version: 1.7.3
iArchiver has been reborn as Rucksack: http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/33398/rucksack
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Kernelpanic
14 March 2010
Version: 1.0.1
Nice app. Got it today.. btw .. it's actually free for the next 8 days. check out macbuzzer.com
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Beerlington
14 March 2010
Version: 1.0.1
Nice clean interface and supports a range of archive types. I got it free from macbuzzer.com/ and can't help but wonder who would actually pay for something like this. Aren't there other free applications that do essentially the same thing? Maybe the extra features are worth it to some people. It would be really nice if you could drag files in one at a time instead of having to do them all at once. That way you could easily build archives from files in different locations.
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Countpollen
14 March 2010
Version: 1.0.1
Nice application. I've tried it out while in beta phase. One thing I am wondering about: why would I pay for the few features that I get more in comparison to The Unarchiver or other free applications. OK, this application has added value, but € 29?
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JeePee
12 March 2010
Version: 1.0b12
Very promising app. Looks really nice, works fast and support is terrific!
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eakster
09 March 2010
Version: 1.0b12
Can it support multi converts? I can drag one archive and get the convert option but if i drag many i dont. What does "Clean" do under Actions menu do? Will this support .par and par2 files? Thanks
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Archiethearchiver
07 March 2010
Version: 1.0b11
It also fails to launch for me. Mac OS 10.5.8. Yuck!!
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Mredrup
07 March 2010
Version: 1.0b11
Wanted to give this a try but B11 crashes upon launch using 10.5. Not a good start.
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Lopoz
02 March 2010
Version: 1.0b9
Another comment ;) When assigning archives to Rucksack the "Kind" attribute changes to 'ZIP' or 'RAR'. Would be nicer to add 'Archive' to that, IMO, making it 'ZIP Archive' and 'RAR Archive'.
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Lopoz
02 March 2010
Version: 1.0b9
One thing really holding me personally back from purchasing Rucksack, are the icons.. I really like my OS to be clean and the icons provided in Rucksack stand out, in a bad way, IMO. Any chance of icons with a regular white backdrop + gray text below the Rucksack app icon? That, and queued extractions would make this a definite buy.. Right now, for me (a BetterZip user), it adds no features that would make me switch. Thanks for answering the comments posted here, dev! Not all devs are open and communicative to their potential buyers!
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Picon
21 February 2010
Version: 1.0b9
Will there be an upgrade path for registered owners of iArchiver?
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Leo-Spill
20 February 2010
Version: 1.0b9
$29 or 24 Euros. These guys must be both mad, in plaid and fiscally sad. With so many freeware alternatives - why be so greedy ? Charge $7, get ten times as many sales as you would at $30. At this price, in a year and half, Rucksack will be... ( Like some many other GUI heavy 'without a truly unique feature' apps ) ...abandonware.
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Leo-Spill
12 February 2010
Version: 1.0b8
Like it so far, does what's needed and with a little GUI sparkle. But with so many free options out there already, I hope the developer doesn't get greedy and charge anything over ten dollars eventually for it. I've checked out his other wares and they are very expensive items. Even his maybe now redundant 'iarchiver' is $26. This would leave me and many potential users balking at even considering it. Unarchiver, and the rest get the job done just as easily. Please developer - seven to ten dollars only.
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Lopoz
12 February 2010
Version: 1.0b8
Will it also support .001, .002, .003 and so on split archives? And does the new feature 'Header-encrypted rar files' mean it now supports password-protected rar's?
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Startrekker3
12 February 2010
Version: 1.0b8
It still has some bugs, but because its a beta thats no problem in the moment. The GUI is nice and very simple to use. All important formats are available. It would be nice if the program could compress to .rar too, but I know winrar is very strict at that point.
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Trance
02 February 2010
Version: 2.0b7
beautiful app and very functional only i don't like the way that it creates temp files in var/folders for any file you work with that are exact duplicates .....enough files and your HD will be getting nicely bloated as well as leaving unwanted duplicates lying around.
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Defunct
01 February 2010
Version: 2.0b7
Ah well.... ...Just as i finally get Stuffit off my computer, and find iArchiver (great app..would have however chosen The Unarchiver had it not been for the fact i need to be able to archive and also use and open serveral more formats) i find out that iArchiver is no more...or is more, but isnt, cos its being replaced with this. I dont know what this is, but is meant to be like iArchiver except more (always weary of "its like X, but more!" or "Its like X, but better!"). Havent tried this yet, if anyone has, please let me know what its like - is the dev turning this into Stuffit? Anything in this app make it better than iArchiver? iArchiver was light, simple, fast and very effective -sad its gone after i only foud it a few weeks ago. So many good apps this year have gone down, so many devs.....its a real shame.
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Paul-Murray
17 September 2009
Version: 1.7.3
All I want is a way to mount a zip file, so that I can point eclipse at the doco inside a zip file without unzipping it. Dowmloaded "DMGConverter". It only converts DMG to DMG. Downloded iArchiver. Woo hoo! Does what I want. Install, run. Click the "convert" tab. Check. Drag my archive (B19306_01.zip) onto the left-hand pane. Check. Select "dmg" on the right hand side. Check. (Hmmm. DMGConverter had a lot more options here, but that's ok - I can use DMGcoverter once it's in that form.) Click the "GO!" button .... where's the "go" button? Double click? No ... menu item? no. Preferences? Well - these's this page of checkboxes. Maybe if I check "zip" and DMG" ... Hmm. The icon in the right-hand pane changes. But I don't see progress bars or anything ... Nope. Give up. Maybe there'll be a reply to this. Maybe they'll do a Snow Leopard bug fix - if that's what it is. Fellas - you forgot the "go" button.
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FreakyTJ
04 March 2009
Version: 1.7.1
I am looking for an alternative to the over bloated Stuffit suite... I recently downloaded The, but it feels limited. Is $26.00 really worth the purchase of this app? Any helpful responses with Pros and Cons would be awesomely appreciated ;) Unarchiver
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Kzx72
18 January 2009
Version: 1.6.1
It's too bad more file types (like .rar .7z) aren't automatically built into Apple's "Archive Utility" but I'll take this over stuffit any day.
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stravedere
11 January 2009
Version: 1.6.1
iarchiver 1.6.1 bypass preferences and ignore mac-specific files always. imac intel 10.5.6
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libecchio
31 December 2008
Version: 1.6.1
(Disclaimer - the price has doubled since I bought it!) iArchiver does the job well, feels Mac-like (excellent use of drag and drop, which makes it very easy to create archives spanning multiple directories) and, at last, forms a complete replacement for the remnants of Stuffit Expander still around and the occasional command line tools previously required for some formats. It also avoids the temptation to bombard the user with excessive configuration options and irrelevant statistics, which is a problem with most Windows-based archivers. A couple of possible minor improvements: 1. Better feedback - if a password for an encrypted archive is entered incorrectly, it is simply asked for again with no indication that the first password was wrong; 2. Notwithstanding the previous remark about complexity, the engine appears not to support de-archiving of some of the more obscure ZIP and 7-zip options (particularly "solid archives" and some of the more recent of the half-dozen ZIP encryption schemes) as I occasionally have trouble decrypting archives created under Windows (PowerArchiver 2007 and 2009). No problem in the other direction.
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stravedere
23 December 2008
Version: 1.4.1
with 10.5.6 when archive an application(with iarchiver) and then unzip it, the application is large the double quantity...happens with all the formats.
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Znort
08 February 2008
Version: 1.2.4
Well and whats for me important: no encryption support for archives. A reason to stay with an other utility, which does a lot more of things and provides a free quicklook plugin for all(!) kind of archives!!
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Francola
03 January 2008
Version: 1.2.4
Unless I am missing something, it appears that you can't modify (append) an archive as you are able to with BetterZip or Springy.
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macroxx-ultra
10 December 2007
Version: 1.1.6
Very nice archiving tool. The about box says something about "The swiss army knife for archiving", but that's not true! iArchiver is much better than a swiss army knife. Swiss army knifes suck at archiving and iArchiver is an Austrian tool (thank god !). iArchiver is THE Austrian Archiver. My grandpa always said: "Never try to hide behind a swiss army knife, that doesn't help." Well, I think Crocodile Dundee would agree.
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Lounge-Deluxe
03 December 2007
Version: 1.1.4
Very nice app indeed. Its interface to me is much nicer than BetterZip, but I will keep on using BetterZip because of its ability to create rar archives (though you need to purchase a separate license to rar). If the developer could implement this feature then at least I would abandon BetterZip in favor of iArchiver. And the price of iArchiver is simply right!
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Indiekiduk
02 December 2007
Version: 1.1.3
First thing I noticed when I ran it is resize doesn't work.
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Reno-Raines
28 November 2007
Version: 1.1.2
Universal archiving tool with a typical mac drag-and-drop userinterface. This makes working with archives really easy. No more worrying about downloading different tools for every different archive format. I can never remember how to create those darn tar.gz archives for all my linux geek friends. Now I don't have to. iArchiver makes it as easy as creating a zip file!
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Philipp-M-
27 November 2007
Version: 1.1.2
Devon: thank you for your comments and suggestions. The modify feature is high on our todo list and will be implemented in the coming weeks. Regarding the website: indeed the create DMG feature was somewhat understated -- following your suggestions we made this more prominent (http://iarchiver.com).
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Devon-Miles
26 November 2007
Version: 1.1.2
We value simple, straight forward, easy to use tools like iArchiver here at FLAG. If you're doing anything that involves archives... whether its packing, extracting, or converting... This is the tool I'd recommend. I have to say betterzip comes very close. But you just can't beat the price for iArchiver. Only $9... That how much I spend on lunch every day! One feature I'd like to see added iArchiver is the ability to modify existing archives. That would save me from having to totally unpack and repack it. BTW: it even supports creating DMGs! Great feature! Strange that this is not emphasized more on their website.
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Michael-Ceo
25 November 2007
Version: 1.1.2
This a highly versatile application that's proven its worth over and over. It easy interface also make it a joy to use. I recently had to convert some RAR files to ZIP for my colleagues and with iArchiver this was a breeze. What I also found very useful was its support to create and extract Apple disk images (dmg) and 7-zip files (7z) that I find myself using frequently.
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