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.MACBIN File Extension

File TypeMacbinary Encoded File

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This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a MACBIN file?

Compressed file encoded in a binary or MacBinary format; contains a finder header, data fork, and resource fork; saved in one of the MacBinary, MacBinary II, or MacBinary III formats; often used to send Macintosh files over the Internet.

More Information

MACBIN files are much more commonly seen with the .BIN extension.

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Programs that open MACBIN files
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
Apple Archive Utility
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
Updated 9/2/2010

About the file extension macbin

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