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 Readme for:  Utility » Filetool » cabextract.lha


Description: Extract Microsoft Cabinet (.CAB) archives
Download: cabextract.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 44kb
Version: 1.11
Date: 25 Feb 2023
Author: Stuart Caie
Submitter: Samir Hawamdeh
Homepage: http://www.cabextract.org.uk/
Requirements: AmigaOS 4.x
Category: utility/filetool
Replaces: utility/filetool/cabextract.lha
License: GPL
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 12442
Comments: 3
Snapshots: 0
Videos: 0
Downloads: 41  (Current version)
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Cabextract is a program to extract Microsoft Cabinet files.
It is free software with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.

Cabinet (.CAB) files are a form of archive, which Microsoft use to
distribute their software, and things like Windows Font Packs. The
cabextract program unpacks these files.

For more information, see https://www.cabextract.org.uk/
or run the command 'cabextract --help'.

Example usage:

Extracting files from a cabinet file:
$ cabextract wibble.cab

Extracting files from an executable which contains a cabinet file:
$ cabextract wibble.exe
[cabextract will automatically search executables for embedded cabinets]

Extracting files from a set of cabinet files; wib01.cab, wib02.cab, ...:
$ cabextract wib01.cab
[cabextract will automatically get the names of the other files]

Extracting files to a directory of your choice (in this case, 'boogie'):
$ cabextract -d boogie wibble.cab
[cabextract will create the directory if it does not already exist]

Listing files from a cabinet file:
$ cabextract -l wibble.cab

Testing the integrity of a cabinet file, without extracting it:
$ cabextract -t wibble.cab

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