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Old 01-23-2009, 09:15 AM   #1
beetlejelly
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Program to batch unrar?

Folks,

I have a folder that contains a number of sub folders containing multiple .rar archives.
Is there a program that will look at the top most folder and unrar all of the archives within the sub folders and delete the rar files when the extraction is complete? I use a program on my pc called 'unpacker' that does this perfectly, but would love an app for the Mac.
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Old 01-23-2009, 09:50 AM   #2
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Take a look at these:
http://www.macupdate.com/search.php?...starget=google
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Old 01-23-2009, 10:44 AM   #3
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rarslave does this if you have PAR files in there as well.
An alternative would be to use a command such as:
find ./ -iname "*.rar" -print0 | xargs -0 open -a "Unrar.app"

I use "MacPAR deLuxe".
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Old 01-23-2009, 02:48 PM   #4
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I use MacPar Deluxe as well, is there a way to do it with that? or do you use the command line?
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Old 01-26-2009, 10:15 AM   #5
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I either select and open in the Finder, or use the command line to open *.rar or using the find command. I'm not aware of a way to use MacPAR to search a folder and unrar everything found, without using an external searcher.
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Old 05-02-2009, 03:29 AM   #6
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After searching, I finally found out how to do this. You need to download the mac version of jDownloader which has batch unrar capabilities built-in. Plus it is able to open password protected files automatically from a list you compile. I found the instructions here, the same instructions work with the Mac version:
http://www.raymond.cc/blog/archives/...password-list/
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