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Name Stuffit Archive File
Version 1.6-4.5
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/x-stuffit
Apple Uniform Type Identifier:  com.stuffit.archive.sit
PUID:  fmt/1460
Classification Aggregate
Description The Stuffit Archive file format is a proprietary file compression format originally developed by Raymond Lau in 1987. It supports storing the Resource Fork alongside other files and is commonly used in Mac environments, though a Windows version has also been released.
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints / The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Source date 16 Oct 2021
Source description  
Last updated 16 Oct 2021
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