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SITX, StuffIt X Archive (.sitx)
The SITX Archive file format
Files with the SITX extension have been developed by Smith Micro as an archive format for Stuffit X, a file compression software developed for Mac OS X. Thanks to advanced compression technology, SITX files offer a better compression than its predecessor files with a SIT extension. Compared to SIT files, SITX archives offer 20% better compression rate.
Technical details of SITX files
Some specifications of the SITX file format include the support of long file-names, an in-build error correction and the preservation of file permissions assigned by different operating systems (i.e. Windows & UNIX). SITX files are also able to contain encryption (512-bit) and other security and safety methods. It offers high compression rates of JPG images thanks to the ATOM compression technology used by Stuffit X.
More information about the SITX file format
Download example.sitx file (222.57 KiB)
|Associated programs||Incredible Bee Archiver (Mac)
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe (Windows & Mac)
The Unarchiver (Mac)
|Useful links||More about the SITX file extension|