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How can I extract Mac Zip mp3 files in Windows?

Postby audiodrome on Tue Apr 25, 2006 9:09 am

I tried to extract a Zip file (created with a Mac) of mp3s with Winrar but it couldn't recognize two tracks because of "illegal" characters in the titles (they used a colon) - the files extracted as 0 bytes. WinZip didn't work either - it said that it had to "ignore" those files during extraction. I think it's mostly due to the fact that a file name with a ":" in it is not recognized by Windows.

Is there any way to rename the file before extraction or is there another program that can extract Mac files?
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Postby dodecahedron on Tue Apr 25, 2006 4:45 pm

some zip programs only compress the file contents, not the name.
if the name isn't compressed, you can try edting the file with a hex editor, replace the colon with an underscore.

just a thought. no idea if it will work...
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Postby burninfool on Tue Apr 25, 2006 7:48 pm

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