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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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With a rar opener.








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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.

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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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I like UnRarX for .rar files.
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