StuffIt Expander is a file compressor and unzipper for Windows .zip files and Mac StuffIt X .sitx files as well as many other file compression formats.
There are very few pieces of software available capable of handling this number of file formats. The fact that it can handle them without having to decompress them typically speaks to the tremendous appeal and usefulness of this piece of software.
Supports a multitude of compression formats and is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Boasts an impressive range of multiple operating system compresion file support. Supported files include: 7-Zip, AppleSingle, Arc, ARJ BinHex, BTOA, bzip2, CABCompact, ProLHA, LZMA, MacBinary, all versionsMIME/Base 64, Private File, SpaceSaver StuffIt compression format used in versions prior 5.xStuffIt v1.5.1 to 8.0.x, including encrypted, segmented and self-extracting archive, (Classic Mac OS file type code 'SIT!'), Unix Compress, PC/Unix 8 bit to 7-bit encoding similar to BinHex, yEncode, ZIP including encrypted, Zip64, general archives: self-extracting and segmented files.
When software come out like this that only appeals to a niche but it so well made and so powerful you know it's an act of love for the developer as well as his group of devotees. This software may not have a use for most people but it does for tons of IT professionals and computer nerds everywhere. Most people could use and appreciate this software but only real computer fans will appreciate it for what it truly is.