How do I play the sounds in the HQX archives?

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How do I play the sounds in the HQX archives?

Hiya! I didn't see a software forum so I suppose this fits here.

I saw some of the classic Clixsounds here @ Applefritter, and downloaded them. I used UnrarX to extract them, but then I ended up with a package with a generic document icon and nothing else. Last time I heard them was many years ago, and I'd like to be able to play these sounds again. I also tried using StuffIt Standard on a PC, with the same results. Looks like I can extract to a SIT file fine, but trying to extract that to the actual contents results in the aforementioned.

An example file is here:

» http://www.applefritter.com/node/11562

Clixsounds.com itself is long gone, and I'm particularly curious in reliving these pieces of the past.

Anyone familiar with this or have any tips I should try? Thanx a lot!

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Hi again, I'm still trying to

Hi again, I'm still trying to suss this one out, haven't found out how yet. Any help with it is of course appreciated. Biggrin

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the problem your running into

the problem your running into here is you need to use stuffit on a Mac. unstuffing anything on a pc that was stuffed on a Mac can corrupt the files. for one windows dont do resource forks even emplamented it dont handle them right. i only use unrarx to extract files from a .rar. you need to use stuffit expander on a Mac before you will get a useable file.

redownload the files on the Mac and unstuff them on a Mac. that is the only way you will be able to use them

another thing you can try is drag the extracted file onto the player to see if it opens it. sometimes a known file like a .sit shows up with a quicktime file or can come up with a blank file. but they alway's work. just try to drag the file onto the players icon (you will tell if it is on it correctly cause the players icon will highlight)

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Thanks for your reply! In my

Thanks for your reply! In my enthusiasm, it appears two things happened:

(1) I should've remembered the most basic principle, as you pointed out, to download Mac files with resource forks on a Mac.

(2) I was trying to extract using an older version of The Unarchiver. Both Stuffit Expander 10.x and the newest The Unarchiver 1.5 worked.

Thanx again! Biggrin

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im glad i could be of some he

im glad i could be of some help

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