.bin file wtf?

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  1. '99 Maxima

    '99 Maxima New Member

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    I downloaded Windows Media player for Mac to watch some .wmv format movies, but the file i downloaded from microsoft is a .bin file. When i double click it I get the error that says it cant open it..what should i do?
     
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    fuck. no support for intel chips yet :wtc:
     
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    Open it with StuffIt Expander.
    I'm willing to bit that it's a compressed file and BIN is a old format that StuffIt use to use
     
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    yes there is. theres a beta version floating around - you just have to look for it. if u can't find it and rly want it, PM me your email and i'll send it to you.
     
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    jwynn Yeah I Know I Dont Have Enough Posts

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  7. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    this guy is right ^^^^^^^

    i dont think the threadstarter was talking about how to play the media. :hsugh:
     
  8. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    naw, the other guy was right. .bin is an old compression format that stuffit expander uses and has used since like mac os 7..
     
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    MeanFiddler The C.I.A. is Trying to Kill Me

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  10. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    right, i understand what youre saying, because usually dvd rips are with a bin and cue file. however, when stuffit first came out, there was only 2 types of compression for it, .bin and .hqx

    you can see a chart of the compression formats that stuffit handles here:

    http://www.macwindows.com/compress.html
     
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    urban ape take that take that take that

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    its all good. what probably happened is the .bin file you downloaded might have been corrupted when it got compressed. shit happens :o
     

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