The macbin file extension is related to the MacBinary archive file format used by old Macintosh computers.

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Software that works with macbin file extension

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MACBIN file - MacBinary archive

What is macbin file? How to open macbin files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

macbin file icon: macbin filetype icon

The macbin file extension is associated with the MacBinary archive format developed for Apple Macintosh computers. It is used to transport data between Mac computers and other systems like Unix and Windows that not supported Mac HFS file system.

The macbin file stores MacBinary archive.

MacBinary format is obsolete.

Mime: application/mac-binary
Mime: application/macbinary
Mime: application/x-macbinary
Mime: application/applefile

The default software associated to macbin file type:

StuffIt for Mac icon

Smith Micro Software, Inc. logoStuffIt for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Smith Micro Software, Inc.

StuffIt for Mac is archive utility that is able to create ZIP and SITX archives as well as extract 25 different formats including StuffIt, Zip, RAR and Tar.

Help how to open:

Use Stuffit or other tools to open *.macbin files.

How to convert:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert archives and compressed files

List of software applications associated to the .macbin file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open macbin file, edit macbin file, convert macbin file, view macbin file, play macbin file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting macbin files.

  • Open macbin file
  • Extract macbin file

Software that open macbin file - MacBinary archive

Programs supporting the exension macbin on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open macbin file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with macbin file by default:
StuffIt for Mac small icon StuffIt for Mac
Other suggested software:
StuffIt Deluxe for Mac small icon StuffIt Deluxe for Mac

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