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I downloaded some files that are archived as a .rar they are .dmg files altho my unarchiver doesnt recongnise them and wont unzip them nor can my hard drive recgongnise the dmg files coz they are ziped so i have a bunch of files cant acsess can anyone help me please.
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What are you currently using to expand these files? I use Stuffit expander, and it seems to work for pretty much everything I need to expand. You can always try Unarchiver. Then of course there is winrar for Mac. I find it complicated to use though. >_<"

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Just get UnRarX - Mac OS X RAR Extraction Utility if the unarchiver won't work.
It's very very easy to use!
Bear in mind that the files may be password protected depending on what they are.
Also, if you have a lot of .rar files in one folder, always open the last one first, as it usually unzips all if there are several sections making up one big file like a movie or software.

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Another good one that doesn't get enough word of mouth:

BetterZip

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Another alternative is an app called The Unarchiver

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thanks i have been using the unarchiver but it says " the contents of file can not be extracted with this program" and iv tried other winrar and unziper apps but to no avail and i really wan to ope the files coz they were hard to get if anyone has any other ideas i would really appreciate the help.
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Once you've tried multiple unarchivers, the next step is to believe that there is an issue with the file itself.

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Once you've tried multiple unarchivers, the next step is to believe that there is an issue with the file itself.
Definitely. The Unarchiver has never failed me, except with *encrypted* RAR files.

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thanks .... thats what i was fearing cheers everyone
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