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Old 05-04-2012, 10:32 AM
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.rar files

Can any one explain what .rar files are and what kind of software you need to open them. I run a MAC laptop thanks for any help.
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Old 05-04-2012, 10:36 AM
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Google "winrar". There are many different sources for free downloads of the software you need to open .rar files.
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Old 05-04-2012, 10:51 AM
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Try UnRarX (Mac) in softonic.com
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Old 05-04-2012, 10:55 AM
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.rar files are compacted files similar to .zip , just a different, and in my opinion, a more efficient method of compacting.

Google ".rar mac" that will give you a wide choice of free downloads.

Yes, the system DOES work on a Mac. I regularly send photos from a PC to a Mac this way.

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yup works with my mac,.. works great actually
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:25 AM
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OK got that was able to download and decompress file but now it still can't open it because it's a .pdo file what the heck is that and how do I open it on a Mac? ugh, thanks if you can help.
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:24 PM
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to view PDOs you must first download pepakura viewer. Pepakura Designer
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:43 PM
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not sure is pepakura viewer etc even works on a mac,.. you best bet is to change it to a PDF on a PC,.. then bring it over,.. or get a friend with the viewer to convert it for you,..
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:23 PM
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OK got that was able to download and decompress file but now it still can't open it because it's a .pdo file what the heck is that and how do I open it on a Mac? ugh, thanks if you can help.
Duditz, you can't open pdo on a mac. This is always a sore point with me that folks won't take the smallest amount of time to convert to pdf. No excuse really.
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Old 05-04-2012, 02:00 PM
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Yeah um.... I am raising the white flag on this. I forgot we have an older Dell laptop so I downloaded an .rar decompressor and Paperkura and all right I am off, right? Wrong... the first file I downloaded from Paper-reaplika, a good site right? (Disclaimer: I am sure Paper-replika is a good site it's just me I am sure)Infected the laptop I am jinxed thought I would have some fun with a cool model I found, nope! I give I better stick to pre-printed models LOL
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