Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe

Version2010(as of 10/7/2014)
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Rating:3.4  |  49 Votes

Main Features

  • Support for a variety of compressed file formats
  • StuffIt Destinations drag and drop system
  • File encryption and password protection
  • Workflow integration with common applications
  • Intuitive wizards for creating archives
  • Online StuffIt Connect transfer service
  • Automated backup creation

Software Overview

StuffIt Deluxe is a popular file compression and expansion utility developed by Smith Micro. It was originally developed only for Macintosh computers, but is now available for Windows.

StuffIt Deluxe can compress archives in several file formats, including the native .SIT and .SITX formats. StuffIt Deluxe provides advanced features for compressing audio and image files. JPEG images can be compressed up to thirty percent further without losing image quality. This allows users to reduce the size of e-mail attachments and store more digital photos on their computer. By compressing audio files, StuffIt Deluxe enables users to store more music on portable media players.

The StuffIt Deluxe user interface provides several methods for creating and expanding archives, including the built-in archive wizard, the drag and drop system, and the StuffIt MagicMenu. StuffIt Deluxe allows you to create archives for different purposes, including FTP transfers, split archives for e-mail attachments, and archive encryption for protecting sensitive data. The software also provides tools for scheduling backups, burning archives to discs, and creating self-extracting archives (.SEA files).

Stuffit Deluxe is a useful program for compressing or archiving files, such as images and video. It is also useful for creating backups and encrypting files with sensitive data. However, Stuffit Deluxe is more expensive than other compression utilities, such as WinZip, so you may want to try those options for your needs.

Primary File Type

sitx icon.SITXStuffIt X Archive

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.SITXStuffIt X Archive
.7Z7-Zip Compressed File
.ARCCompressed File Archive
.BINMacBinary Encoded File
.BZ2Bzip2 Compressed File
.CABWindows Cabinet File
.CBZComic Book Zip Archive
.GTARGNU Tar Archive
.GZGnu Zipped Archive
.HQXBinHex 4.0 Encoded File
.LHALHARC Compressed Archive
.LZHLZH Compressed File
.LZMALZMA Compressed File
.MIMEMulti-Purpose Internet Mail Extension
.PFPrivate File
.RARWinRAR Compressed Archive
.SEASelf-Extracting Archive
.SIDXStuffIt Archive Index File
.SITStuffIt Archive
.TARTape Archive
.TGZGzipped Tar File
.TLZMALZMA Compressed Tar Archive
.UUUuencoded File
.UUEUuencoded File
.YENCyEnc File
.ZUnix Compressed File
.ZIPZipped File

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.001Split Archive Part 1
.ARJARJ Compressed File Archive
.B2ABtoa Encoded File
.B64Base64 MIME-Encoded File
.BHXBinHex Encoded File
.BMPBitmap Image
.BTOABinary-to-ASCII Encoded File
.BZBzip Compressed File
.BZIPBzip Compressed Archive
.BZIP2Bzip2 Compressed Archive
.CB7Comic Book 7-Zip Archive
.CBRComic Book RAR Archive
.CBTComic Book TAR File
.CPTCompact Pro Archive
.EFWRenamed Zip or Executable File
.ENCEncoded File
.EXEWindows Executable File
.GIFGraphical Interchange Format File
.GNUTARGNU Tar Archive
.GZIUnix Gzip File
.GZIPGnu Zipped File
.HBXBinHex Encoded File
.HEXBinHex Encoded File
.J2KJPEG 2000 Image
.JGZGzipped Javascript File
.LHALHARC Compressed Archive
.MACBINMacbinary Encoded File
.MIMMulti-Purpose Internet Mail Message File
.MP3MP3 Audio
.PACK.GZPack200 Compressed Archive
.PAKPAK Compressed Archive
.PBMPortable Bitmap Image
.PDFPortable Document Format File
.PGMPortable Gray Map Image
.PICTPicture File
.PITPackIt Archive
.PIZZipped File
.PNGPortable Network Graphic
.PPMPortable Pixmap Image
.PSDAdobe Photoshop Document
.R00WinRAR Compressed Archive
.R01WinRAR Split Archive Part 1
.R02WinRAR Split Archive Part 2
.R03WinRAR Split Archive Part 3
.R21WinRAR Split Archive Part 21
.R30WinRAR Split Archive Part 30
.TAR.GZCompressed Tarball File
.TAZTar Zipped File
.TBZBzip Compressed Tar Archive
.TBZ2Bzip2-Compressed TAR File
.TGGzip Compressed Tar Archive
.TIFFTagged Image File Format
.TZZipped Tar Archive
.USTARUniform Standard Tape Archive Format File
.WARJava Web Archive
.YAmiga Yabba Compressed Archive
.YNCyEnc Encoded File
.Z01First Split Zip File
.Z02Second Split Zip File
.Z03Third Split Zip File
.Z04Fourth Split Zip File
.ZIRenamed Zip File
.ZPIZipped File
Updated 10/7/2014