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    .rar on Mac?
    How would I open a .rar file?

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    Here is a free to try utility, or if that does not work download Stuffit Expander 2010:-

    RAR Expander (Mac) - Download

    You do have to supply name and email for Stuffit Products:-

    http://my.smithmicro.com/mac/stuffit/expander.html

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    Thanks. Second, what is a .jar file?

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    That's one that keeps jams, jellies and preserves.
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    Jar = Java Archive (see here). Java developers sometimes distribute their apps as jar files.
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    lol thanks

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    I suggest you try a program called the The Unarchiver. Its free and works to unarchive many different formats including .rar files.

    link:
    The Unarchiver

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    ok thanks. Now, the .rar files have become .nrg. I looked it up, but am not sure what will open an .nrg file.

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    .NRG is a Nero Image file. Some people have said that just renaming it to .ISO works but I am not really convinced and never tried it. Nero is a very nice burning App on Windows just in case you did not know that.

    If you don't mind paying a bit, BetterZip is the nicest archive/un-archive application I have ever used.

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    ok thanks..so if I understand, I cannot use .nrg on a Mac? And, .iso is something I would put on a CD?

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    Hmm well, Mac gave me the option of burning to disc lol so I will see what happens.

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    what is a .jar file?
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    That's one that keeps jams, jellies and preserves.
    Always the joker So being a file then is it better to stack them side by side or on top of each other for neat archiving ??
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    What, in your opinion, is the best torrent site for Mac files?

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