Is there some command line tool which allows extracting files from most known archive types? Something like StuffIt Expander, but without gui.
The Unarchiver has two command line utilities since version 2.5 according to the website:
To download the command line tools (not included in the regular The Unarchiver download!), go to the project's google code downloads page and select
Try 7-Zip. In addition to its own native format (.7z) it can handle the following extensions: ZIP, gzip, bzip2, tar and, in betas for version 9, xz. It can also decompress (only) in the following formats: ARJ, CAB, CHM, cpio, DEB, DMG, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MSI, NSIS, RAR, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR and Z.
A Windows command line version
EDIT: For non-Windows versions go to the Downloads page. There you can find the source as well as pre-compiled binaries.
For the compression and archiving types that Mac OS X knows natively, you can just use
If you have apps installed that know how to unarchive other formats, and they have registered for those file extensions or
protected by Daniel Beck♦ Aug 29 '12 at 15:19
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