Attachment Decoding/Encoding/Viewing tools


Please note: some tools do both directions (i.e. expansion and compression, encoding and decoding) Others only do one of the two. I am going to develop a graphical way to indicate which do which...

  Mac Win Unix Be
Expansion / Compression
Stuffit (.sit) StuffIt Deluxe
MindExpander
MacLinkPlus Deluxe
Stuffit
MindExpander
Stuffit Linux
Stuffit Solaris
 
Zip (.zip) (see Info-ZIP) StuffIt Deluxe
SmartZip
MacZIPit
PKZipMac
MindExpander
InfoZip
Zip for Macintosh
MacLinkPlus Deluxe
Stuffit
WinZip
MindExpander
WinZip by Nico MAK
WinZip by WinZip.
ZipMagic
PKZip(PKWare)
InfoZip
PKZip(AsiZip)
Stuffit
PKZip(PKWare)
InfoZip
InfoZip
Self Extracting Archive (.sea) StuffIt Deluxe
MindExpander
Stuffit
MindExpander
   
GZip MacGzip
MacLinkPlus Deluxe
gzip
WinZip
ConversionsPlus
ConversionsPlus
gzip  
tar MacTar
MacLinkPlus Deluxe
WinZip
ZipMagic
ConversionsPlus
   
rar MacRar RarSoft
ZipMagic
RarSoft RarSoft
Decoding / Encoding
.binhex Rosetta
Decoder
StuffIt Deluxe
MindExpander
MacLinkPlus Deluxe
Decoder
Stuffit
MindExpander
ConversionsPlus
McVert xbin
.uuencode Rosetta
Decoder
Decode da Code
StuffIt Deluxe
uucd
MacLinkPlus Deluxe
Decoder
Super WinUUE
UUDecoder/Encoder
ConversionsPlus
  JustDecode
MacBinary (.bin) Rosetta
StuffIt Deluxe
Decoder
MindExpander
MacLinkPlus Deluxe
Decoder
MindExpander
ConversionsPlus
McVert  
MIME Base64 Rosetta
StuffIt Deluxe
Decoder
MPack
Decode da Code
MacLinkPlus Deluxe
Decoder
MPack
Zeal Decoder
ConversionsPlus
MPack JustDecode
Helpers / Converters
helper apps particular apps      
conversion and universal file opener tools MacLinkPlus Deluxe (opens Win files, convert Mac and Win, open problem attachment files)
Can Opener
GraphicConverter
ConversionsPlus (convert Windows or Mac files to a format you can read or from your format to another Windows or Mac format, opens problem attachment files)
MacOpener 2000 (opens Mac files on Windows)
Can Opener
Keyview
Quick View Plus
   
ftp/chat file transfer apps StuffIt Express looks great
web-based: http://www.staroffice.com
Beehive ftp forms
AbbottChat
Beehive ftp forms
AbbottChat
   
Links
links MIME info from Etresoft, makers of Decoder
MIME faq
Compression FAQ
Compression FAQ part 2
TipJar DeMimeUlator "Unpack a base-64 MIME attachment with this web page."
Helper App Directory
Email mime test
Virus checking
MacExplorer "Displays the Macintosh type of the files (XPress, Photoshop, Word, etc.), allowing to a Windows user to know the kind of the files without their 3 characters extensions"
TNEF's Enough allows Macs to read and extract files from Microsoft TNEF stream files.


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