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  • Started 8 years ago by phrnck
  • Latest reply 8 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • phrnck Member

    We've had varying results getting stuffed files to certain clients. PC based clients seem to be OK, while mac OSX clients get a file, after decompressing, that has a "Unix Executable File" icon and is unusable. sometimes the compression method affects the outcome - .zips tend to have problems while .sits are usually ok - though I can't verify every instance. it happens whether the files are downloaded through Fetch or a browser. Any ideas?
    thanks, frank

    Posted 8 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    I'd recommend using .sit or .sitx for files that will be downloaded by Macs; .zip files don't usually include Mac-specific information that is used to display the correct icon. My guess is that Fetch and the browsers are downloading the files correctly, but the necessary information isn't there.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 8 years ago #

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