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I am trying to download a file from a ftp server, the file is Zip/rar and I am using filezilla.

I download the file in Acssi but the problem comes when I unzip the file and the files are in binary. there is a way to convert the files in ASCII?

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The correct term is ASCII. You must not download or upload binary files (such as zip or rar) using ASCII/text mode. Such files must be transferred using binary mode. Binary mode ensure files are 100% byte-identical between source and destination. Text mode actually reads in each character from the file and potentially converts it. There's no trivial way to convert a corrupted file from text mode into binary. Your safest course of action to re-download that file using the correct mode.

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Mxx Thanks for the correction ASCII :D. – Jonathan Raul Tapia Lopez Apr 5 '13 at 7:26

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