The process of reversing data compression and/or archiving

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opening files .arc

I need to open a folder with the extension of .arc . I've already extracting the file with 7zip and also have tried it using IZArc extractor.But it seems to give me the output of many file (unknown ...
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How can I extract an underlying flash file from a word, pdf or powerpoint file?

I have a software that creates a PDF, word or powerpoint file that contains a flash file that I need. However, I cannot seem to extract that flash file. I have tried using SWFTools as suggested in ...
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How do I scan file or media for audio data?

I have an old PlayStation One game CD that has music on it that I want to save on my PC. How do I find and extract audio data from it?
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How to restore files from an external drive done with Norton Ghost

Our office XP computer crashed this afternoon. I know that we had Norton Ghost doing regular backups on an external hard drive. My question is how do you restore from that backup? PS. When I plug in ...
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Is it possible to extract contents of a ThinApp container?

Is there possible to extract such packages made by somebody else. Ok, so if there is no general way of extracting such archives, which can be a huge exe file or tiny exe starter with huge packed ...
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Linux: grab audio from a video clip

I'd like to take audio track from a video clip in FLV container and save it to something playable by portable music players. Are there any easy to use tools for that? I know how to do that using ...
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opening offline sync files from a .CAB file

OK, I have downloaded from Windows Live Spaces (don't know if this is useful, but might be) a .CAB file containing an Index.XML file and package.cab, package01.cab through to package12.cab. The ...
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Using WinZip, is there anyway to extract and overwrite just the newer files on a remote FTP server

I have a zip of a pretty large website. I FTP the zip over to the server and then unzip it and extract to the website folder but this is very slow. Is there anyway to just extract and copy the files ...
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What are good link extractors out there?

Link extractor - since I don't know a better name for it; a utility which can take a .htm file, and give me links from it, not counting and so, just direct links. Useful for files in which you have ...
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Disable extract from archive

I want to compress a file with encryption; but would also like to prevent extraction/saving of the file from archive. In other words, user can only print the file. This is for added security. ...
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Tools to extract text from powerpoint pptx in linux?

Any there any linux tools that will extract the text from a Powerpoint pptx file? I tried catppt but it just returns file.pptx is not OLE file or Error. abiword --to=txt file.pptx also returns an ...
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Is extracting an ISO safe?

I downloaded the Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation ISO, but last time I tried to update I extracted it with WinRAR to the desktop. I got an error during the installation. Here are the reasons I can ...
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Commandline program to extract archives with automatic subdirectry detection

What I'm looking for is essentially the pure commandline counterpart to ark -ba <path> (on KDE), or file-roller -h <path> (on GNOME/Unity). Unfortunately, both ark and file-roller require ...
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How to extract and erase the original compressed file on Windows 7?

I wonder whether there is an extractor tool that as well as extract the file contents, erase the original compressed file. Thank you.
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Save images from a PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to extract image from PDF file I have a PDF with images. I would like to save the images alone as JPG with the resolution as 300. Please provide me the commands to ...
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Getting value from file using Windows Batch scripting

Using Windows Batch scripting, I want to get the max_volume value (-2.9 in the following example) from a ffmpeg output written to a log file: [Parsed_volumedetect_0 @ 0000000005428b20] n_samples: ...
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zip: Unexpected end of archive

When I try to extract my 1.15GB downloaded .zip file am getting following error: ! D:\N750XXUCNG6_N750ODDCNG5_INU.zip: Unexpected end of archive I have tried this ...
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Should I extract before running?

Is it not wise to run an executable from a zipped file without extracting first? Someone explained to me that there is no need to extract first. He explained that zipped files are nothing more than ...
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How to open big tar.gz file

I created a big tar.gz file, following this guide. It is a daily backup file. My computer has 3 GB of RAM and is running Windows 7. My biggest archive is 183 GB, containing pictures and documents. ...
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Extracting images from video in 1 minute intervals

I would like to extract images from a video Exp01.avi, the video is 24fps and 25 minutes long. I want the images to be extracted from the video after every 1 minute interval. Please someone tell me ...
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How to recursively extract all .tar and .tgz file zipped in a .tgz file using 7zip command line version

I'm using 7zip cmd line version in my app (written in Python on Win 7 box) to extract .tgz files. Although I'm using the -r switch, the .tar and .tgz subdirectories are not extracted. Can someone tell ...
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Is there a way to extract/export images from Publisher files without having Publisher?

A client gave me a Publisher file with images in it that I'm supposed to extract out of the file and use for another project. I use OpenOffice and it does not appear to support .pub files. Any ...
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Extract text from web

I'm looking for an easy toll which can crawl the web I give it to and extract all text elements from that. It will be nice if it can do: plain text, alt and title for images, header section. All of ...
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tiMidity: extract tracks preserving initial silence

tiMidity can extract individual tracks from a standard MIDI file to audio files, using its option -o out.wav, and its option -Q 0,-n to quieten all tracks but the n'th. However, re-mixing the ...
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Can decompress RAR files with 7z.exe command line?

Can extract RAR files from the terminal with 7z.exe? Thanks! This lines doesn´t works on a Extract.bat file. 7z.exe X Xbox.rar -o
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Search and extract text out of a txt file

I am looking for a tool that extracts lines of text out of a huge txt file based on keywords. The txt file is actually a system log file where each event falls on a new line. I would for example type ...
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Find all MKV, extract English subtitles, remove all subtitles, delete original MKV from subtitles removed [closed]

So far: @echo off cls set rootfolder=C:\ echo Enumerating all MKVs under %rootfolder% echo. for /r %rootfolder% %%a in (*.mkv) do ( for /f %%b in ('mkvmerge --identify-verbose "%%a" ^| find /c /i ...
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Extracting output only from the current directory

How can I extract from the output of find . -name "*.c" -print only filenames in the current directory? Why does it always include the subdirectories? Need help with getting aorund that.
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Extract subtitle from video.

I am trying to extract subtitle from video as .srt file, I used the following command: FFMPEG -i mytestmovie.mkv -vn -an -codec:s:0.1 srt sub.srt But, I got an error as Unrecognized option ...
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How to extract a specific file without its folder structure using the 7za command

I have a zip file (my.zip) consisting of 4 files: mydata_20050523-20130113.csv mydata_20050523-20130113FileHeader.csv my Data Association - Code Values.pdf my Data Association - Readme.pdf out of ...
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Efficiently extracting a few data from a large XML file

I need to extract a few field contents from a large XML file. I currently do this though a combination of xmlstarlet and a Python script (using ElementTree). The idea was to trim the XML file from ...
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How can I automate sending a form and saving the result web page? [closed]

I have a site where on the page is text input field and submit button. I need to put numbers 1 to 100 in that text field and save the resulting page after the submit button has been clicked. So I ...
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Extract MAC compression (Safari extension) on a PC

I need to extract a Safari extension (.safariextz) on a PC. There are of course Mac OS X instructions for how to do this, but none for PC. I've tried 7zip, WinZip, and jZip...none of them recognize ...
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Outlook 2003 : How to export all e-mail messages in local folder?

I want to export some local message folders to zip & send to my colleague in outlook 2003, is it possible?
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Untar with date filter

Is there any way to untar and only extract those files that are above a certain date including directory structure?? I restored a backup on a play server but it was a few days old. However I have a ...
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How to use RAR or ZIP to rename replaced files when extracting

I wish to extract files using RAR or ZIP but I need to be able to rename the files being replaced so that there is a copy of the previous version in case something goes wrong. Couldn't see any ...
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where does WinRAR extract files to by default in Windows 7?

where does WinRAR extract files to by default in Windows 7? Because I need to locate an .ISO I just extracted...
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How do I fix a corrupt .cab file?

In Windows XP, I have a folder of install files- an .exe pointing to 3 Setup.cab files. As the install progresses, it hangs on Setup2.cab as it installs tutorial_page.chm (a Help file). I have 3 ...
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Sed extract data from html table

With sed I can extract data from an HTML file? For example like this: <html> ... <table> <tr> <td>R1A</td><td>R1B</td> ...
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Batch movie frame extractor?

Can anyone suggest a windows applications that will extract x amount of frames from a list of movies that are imported into it. It needs to operate in batch mode. Image Grabber II .net would be ...
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Extracting files from ZIP archive by date range

How can I extract files from ZIP archive filtering by date. I want to extract files dated between 2008-9-15 and 2008-10-1. I have Windows XP Pro. I would like to do it from command line. What ...
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Auto Extract New Archives On Linux

I'm wondering if someone can help me automatically extract new archives added to '~/Downloads'. I found a similar question asked here several years ago and there were some suggestions to use fsniper ...
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Is there a way to extract a bzip2-archive's content into another directory without creating temporary files?

I'm working with Wikipedia XML dumps and am looking for a way to extract them directly onto my ramdisk. They are simply a single xml file compressed with bzip2. I tried bzip2 -dk archive.bz2 ...
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SWF impossible to extract

There is a Brazilian site of interactive courses. http://www.easycompplus.net.br/ login: easycomp pass: plus2014 Within the site there are files of the courses, one example is, Programming ...
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windows 7 home premium extract all command prompt fix results in no images only numbers

there was no "extract all " command on my computer to extract zipped files. I found a command prompt fix which was regsvr32 /u /s zipfldr.dll then hit Enter Next type in the following regsvr32 /i ...
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RAR/ZIP Extract and Delete in Right Click Menu

In WinRAR, is there a way to use something like 'Extract And Delete Zip File' in context menu? I just need this option, it can be whether a batch file or another program that has this in context menu ...
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Get all links of a website

Is there a way/tool to get all links of a website ? Just the links , not looking to create a local copy/download a website . Example - Links of all questions posted on Superuser . Platform Windows 7 , ...
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Broken pdfs after extracting from ods file

I have several xls files with lots of embedded pdfs in them and I need to automatically extract them. I have an almost working solution for this. First I convert these xls to ods using LibreOffice, ...
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Closed captions are all chopped up in the SRT file.

The text from the srt file download from a youtube vid is all chopped up when I open it in Texteditor (mac). Isn't there a way to get the COMPLETE dialogue / text from CC/subtitles? The chopped doc is ...
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Extract Archives on double-click in Linux

Is it possible to double-click an archive (zip, 7z, tgz, etc.) in a GUI Linux file manager like Dolphin and have it automatically be extracted? Automatically creating a subfolder upon extraction ...