Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe

Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe
3.5 / 5 (21 votes)

1. Main Features

  • Support for a variety of compressed file formats
  • StuffIt Destinations drag and drop system
  • File encryption and password protection
  • Workflow integration with common applications
  • Intuitive wizards for creating archives
  • Online StuffIt Connect transfer service
  • Automated backup creation

2. Software Overview

StuffIt Deluxe is a popular file compression and expansion utility developed by Smith Micro. It was originally developed only for Macintosh computers, but is now available for Windows.

StuffIt Deluxe can compress archives in several file formats, including the native .SIT and .SITX formats. StuffIt Deluxe provides advanced features for compressing audio and image files. JPEG images can be compressed up to thirty percent further without losing image quality. This allows users to reduce the size of e-mail attachments and store more digital photos on their computer. By compressing audio files, StuffIt Deluxe enables users to store more music on portable media players.

The StuffIt Deluxe user interface provides several methods for creating and expanding archives, including the built-in archive wizard, the drag and drop system, and the StuffIt MagicMenu. StuffIt Deluxe allows you to create archives for different purposes, including FTP transfers, split archives for e-mail attachments, and archive encryption for protecting sensitive data. The software also provides tools for scheduling backups, burning archives to discs, and creating self-extracting archives (.SEA files).

Stuffit Deluxe is a useful program for compressing or archiving files, such as images and video. It is also useful for creating backups and encrypting files with sensitive data. However, Stuffit Deluxe is more expensive than other compression utilities, such as WinZip, so you may want to try those options for your needs.

3. Supported File Types

Primary file extension:
.SITX - StuffIt X Archive
Other file extensions used by Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe:
# File Extension Name
1 .001 Split Archive File
2 .002 Split Archive Part 2 File
3 .003 Split Archive Part 3 File
4 .7Z 7-Zip Compressed File
5 .7Z.002 7-Zip Split Archive Part 2 File
6 .ARC Compressed File Archive
7 .ARJ ARJ Compressed File Archive
8 .B2A Btoa Encoded File
9 .B64 Base64 MIME-Encoded File
10 .BTOA Binary-to-ASCII Encoded File
11 .BZ Bzip Compressed File
12 .BZ2 Bzip2 Compressed File
13 .BZIP Bzip Compressed Archive
14 .BZIP2 Bzip2 Compressed Archive
15 .CAB Windows Cabinet File
16 .CB7 Comic Book 7-Zip Archive
17 .CBT Comic Book TAR File
18 .EFW Renamed Zip or Executable File
19 .GTAR GNU Tar Archive
20 .GZ Gnu Zipped Archive
21 .GZ2 Misnamed BZ2 File
22 .GZI Unix Gzip File
23 .GZIP Gnu Zipped File
24 .HEX BinHex Encoded File
25 .HQX BinHex 4.0 Encoded File
26 .JGZ Gzipped Javascript File
27 .JIC Java Icon File
28 .LHA LHARC Compressed Archive
29 .LZH LZH Compressed File
30 .LZMA LZMA Compressed File
31 .MACBIN Macbinary Encoded File
32 .MCWORLD Minecraft World Backup File
33 .MIM Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Message File
34 .MIME Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extension
35 .MME Multi-Purpose Internet Mail
36 .NAR Nokia Image Archive
37 .PACK.GZ Pack200 Compressed Archive
38 .PAK PAK (Packed) File
39 .PET Puppy Linux Install Package
40 .PF Private File
41 .PIT PackIt Compressed Archive
42 .R21 WinRAR Split Archive Part 21
43 .R30 WinRAR Split Archive Part 30
44 .RAR WinRAR Compressed Archive
45 .SDZ NCI Compressed Database
46 .SEA Self-Extracting Archive
47 .SIDX StuffIt Archive Index File
48 .SIT StuffIt Archive
49 .SITX StuffIt X Archive
50 .SOW Descent ARJ Archive
51 .TAR Consolidated Unix File Archive
52 .TAR.GZ Compressed Tarball File
53 .TAR.GZ2 Misnamed BZ2 Tarball
54 .TAR.LZMA LZMA Compressed Tarball
55 .TAR.Z Zipped Tarball File
56 .TAZ Tar Zipped File
57 .TBZ Bzip Compressed Tar Archive
58 .TBZ2 Tar BZip 2 Compressed File
59 .TG Gzip Compressed Tar Archive
60 .TGS Telegram Animated Sticker File
61 .TGZ Gzipped Tar File
62 .TINI Chrome OS Crostini Backup
63 .TLZMA LZMA Compressed Tar Archive
64 .TMF TiVo Video Recording Archive
65 .TZ Zipped Tar Archive
66 .USTAR Uniform Standard Tape Archive Format File
67 .UUE Uuencoded File
68 .VPK PlayStation Vita Application Package
69 .WAR Java Web Archive
70 .WMZ Compressed Windows Metafile
71 .Y Amiga Yabba Compressed File
72 .YENC yEnc File
73 .YNC yEnc Encoded File
74 .Z Unix Compressed File
75 .Z01 First Split Zip File
76 .Z02 Second Split Zip File
77 .Z03 Third Split Zip File
78 .Z04 Fourth Split Zip File
79 .ZI_ Renamed Zip File
80 .ZPI Zipped File

Updated: December 17, 2014

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