Sir Apfelot Blog

14 August 2019

Keka for Mac: Free, donation-financed macOS archiving program

The Keka app for Mac OS X and macOS is a flexible archiving program for the Apple computer. It can handle zip files by default, but there are a number of formats where you can click [...]
17 May 2019

Crack RAR file with password - bypass archive protection

In addition to zip archives, a RAR archive is often chosen to combine files, compress them and assign a password. But what if I have to bypass the archive protection because I have to unzip the character combination [...]
18 April 2018

With Dr. Unarchiver and BetterZip get insight into packed files / archives

There is a whole range of different apps and extensions available for opening RAR files and other archives on the Mac. However, if you don't want to unzip the packed files straight away, but want to see them first, then the [...]
17 October 2014

Question: What software can I use to open RAR files / archives on a Mac?

Today the question to Sir Apfelot is from a reader who is still working on Mavericks and is looking for software with which he can open RAR archives under MAC OS X. Answer: There are some Mac apps [...]