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Pacifist opens up .pkg installer packages, .dmg disk images, .zip, .tar. tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .pax, and .xar archives and more, and lets you extract or install individual files out of them. This is useful if you need to install just one file out of a package instead of the entire package (for example, if you deleted your Preview application and need to reinstall it, but not the whole operating system), or if you want to inspect a downloaded package to see what it will do before installing it. Pacifist can also load some archive types over HTTP, in case you want to extract just a single file from a large .zip archive without more...

What's New

Version 3.5.6:
  • Fixed a crash that could happen when closing the Receipt Search window without actually doing a search
  • Fixed a bug that caused some receipts to be missed by the "Receipt Search" feature on El Capitan
  • Fixed a bug that caused the "Install to Other Disks…" feature not to work correctly
  • Fixed a cosmetic issue that could cause the focus ring not to be more...


  • OS X 10.8 or later

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Current Version (3.x)


Downloads 474,862
Version Downloads 3,110
License Shareware
Date 30 Oct 2015
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $20.00
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