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05 May 2003, 06:35 PM
Hey there!

I'm feeling terribly stupid today!!!! I downloaded an MB intro. training video from 3D Buzz and it's in .rar format.

I downloaded rar and unrar from the site they reccomend and tried following the instructions to installing unrar in a terminal window....

so far all I get is: command unknown

I'm using Mac OX10.2.4

ANY help would be greatly appreciated!


05 May 2003, 08:51 PM
There is a program called MacRAR from the same people that make WinRAR. You can find it at ( . I believe it is the only rar tool for Macs.

05 May 2003, 03:23 PM
If you are using OS X then the latest version of stuffit expander does the job just fine (7.0.3)

05 May 2003, 02:33 PM
Then you may have to run the .avi through DivX Doctor II as the sound in the avi is encoded as mp3. (If you wanna play the movies in QT that is)


05 May 2003, 05:23 PM
Assuming that you downloaded the "RAR 3.2 for MacOSX" package from the site. There does not seem to be any installation instructions in the archive, so you will have to move the executables to the correct directory manually.

In Terminal, "cd" to the archive, then type:

sudo cp {rar,unrar} /usr/local/bin

That should get it working.

BTW, "unrar" is available via Fink. If you have Fink installed, just type:

fink install unrar

That's what I did, and the VTM's work just fine.

05 May 2003, 08:13 PM
THANKS everyone!

I actually got it to work by upgrading to the latest stuffit version and downloading a DiVX validator from the DiVX site.

VTM's are a Wonderful thing!!!!!

And thanks again!


05 May 2003, 11:43 PM
They made .MOV files available for Mac users...just go the Knowledge Base ( and click on the tutorials folder to download your .MOV files from the 3D Buzz folder.

man...over 700mb of free Motion Builder, now that's dedication!

but i guess its easy when you have a killer product!:drool:

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