[thelist] Downloadable Mac files -- .ZIP or .SIT?

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 10:39:45 CDT 2007

On 4/13/07, Clive R Sweeney <clive at designshift.com> wrote:
> I've prepared a Mac version of a screensaver and there seems to be some
> question of which compression format to use. It's been quite a while
> since I owned a Mac and so I'm not too current. Should the screensaver
> be compressed as a .ZIP or a .SIT file? The Mac users I've asked have
> all suggested .ZIP and that's what we used for the file that's currently
> online. Now, however, the client seems wants to switch to .SIT.

It used to be .SIT for a long time, but with a right (ctrl) click you
can now archive in .ZIP format directly in OSX, so I would choose
.ZIP, as .SIT requires a 3rd party application.

Ben Morrison

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