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If I compress files, then compress that compressed Zip file, will it keep making it smaller and smaller?
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If I compress files, then compress that compressed Zip file, will it keep making it smaller and smaller?
In most cases no. I tried that years ago with the same question. Sometimes they got larger!

I have seen some people Zip files then compress the Zip with say RAR or ARJ.
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Ok thans. Now, how can I make a RAR file on a Mac?
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Ok thans. Now, how can I make a RAR file on a Mac?
There is UnRar. I believe BetterZip might do it but it's not free.

Will check and get back to you.

Yes it does RAR and 7-Zip even.
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