Aladdin Updates Stuffit Line To Version 6.01

Aladdin Systems has updated their popular Stuffit line of compression utilities to version 6.01. The new versions of DropStuff, Stuffit Expander, and Stuffit Deluxe improve OS X compatibility while offering improved "anti-virus" support. According to Aladdin:

Aladdin Systems today announced the release of StuffIt Deluxe(tm) 6.0.1 - a new update to Aladdin Systemsi award-winning compression utility StuffIt Deluxe 6.0. With this new update, Macintosh users gain several new features, including additional support for GnuTar files, symbolic link support, and improved Microsoft Entourage(tm) "Stuff and Mail" support.

StuffIt Deluxe is the industry standard for file compression. Wherever there is a need for compressing large files into smaller archives, whether to fit them on removable media, posting them to a web site, or sending them via email, StuffIt is there. And on the other side, when downloading files from the Internet or receiving files via email, StuffIt gives you the power to expand and access any file type sent.

StuffIt Deluxe 6.0.1 - New Features:

  • Addition of GnuTar file decompression support, gives extra control for OS X users by maintaining file and user permissions
  • Symbolic Link - a powerful feature for OSX users that allows packaged applications to be Stuffed, and un-Stuffed without any data loss
  • Improved Microsoft Entourage "Stuff and Mail" support - allows users to automatically attach archives to outgoing Entourage e-mail messages
  • Continued Support for Mac OS 8.1 and higher, including OS X - makes StuffIt Deluxe the most flexible compression utility for most all Macintosh users
  • Improved Anti-Virus Support - empowers users to choose their favorite anti-virus application to automatically scan for viruses upon "un-Stuffing"

StuffIt Expander & DropStuff - Improved NavigationThe dropbox components of StuffIt 6.0.1 also gain a navigation improvement, making it even easier to command and control archives. Now, users can shift-click multiple items when selecting items to compress or expand, thus saving time and repetitive actions.

Stuffit Deluxe is available for US$79.95. You can find more information at the Aladdin Systems Web site.