[BCAB] extracting DMG files

Rajmund brajmund2000 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 23:08:06 BST 2016


Hi, Installed it. I opened it, had buy key, and another button. How do I actually extract the files with it, please?



Sent from a Braille Sense 

----- Original Message -----
From: Ben Mustill-Rose  <ben at benmr.com>
To: BCAB Discussion List  <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:59 pm
Subject: Re: [BCAB] extracting DMG files

>
>
> Hi,
> 
> try TransMac.
> 
> Cheers,
> Ben.
> 
> On 8/18/16, Rajmund <brajmund2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi, just to extract the 3 DMGS, and see what's in them. Just for fun,
> > really. And now to figure out why its not doing it.
> >
> >
> >
> > Sent from a Braille Sense
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Ben Mustill-Rose  <ben at benmr.com>
> > To: BCAB Discussion List  <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> > Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:36 pm
> > Subject: Re: [BCAB] FW: extracting DMG files
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Whats the eventual aim?
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Ben.
> >>
> >> On 8/18/16, Rajmund <brajmund2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> > Sent this to another list, but no one had any ideas, so thought I'll
> >> > try
> >> > here. Please find below.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Sent from a Braille Sense
> >> >
> >> > ----- Forwarded Message -----
> >> > From:   <brajmund2000 at gmail.com>
> >> > To:
> >> > CC:
> >> > Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:18 pm
> >> > Subject: extracting DMG files
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Hi All,
> >> >> So, I found out, that 7zip can extract DMG files. For now, I'll assume
> >> >> people know what DMG files are. If anyone knows the answer to this
> >> >> one,
> >> >> they certainly will, anyway. So, I thought I'd put this to test. It
> >> >> extracted the Mac version of java platform, no problem. But, the DMG
> >> >> files, that I wanted to extract originally, which have came from an
> >> >> IPSW
> >> >> file (again, will assume people know what they are) 7zip gave errors
> >> >> to,
> >> >> saying it can't extract. So I found DMG extracter, which, was totally
> >> >> inaccessible. Narrator sort of read the things, but they weren't
> >> >> clickable. Searching some more, I came across HFSEXPLORER, which is an
> >> >> application, designed to extract DMGS, and what else not. Although,
> >> >> when
> >> >> trying to run, this told me that I needed java platform, before it
> >> >> could
> >> >> work. So I installed that. Now, This is accessible, I checked so that
> >> >> this
> >> >> opens DMGS by default, and everything. NOW, here's the issue. The 2
> >> >> small
> >> >> IOS DMGS are actually not supported, apparently. And, the third, the
> >> >> 1.8
> >> >> gigs one, it was apparently reading incrypted disk image, but didn't
> >> >> beep,
> >> >> give progress, or anything. So after an hour, I presumed that it just
> >> >> doesn't work. So now the question. Anyone had luck extracting DMG
> >> >> files,
> >> >> from IPSW files? As in, after unzipping the IPSW, and then trying to
> >> >> extract the DMGS, found within? BTW, DMG is identical to ISO on
> >> >> windows,
> >> >> and IPSW is what contains apple's IOS upgrades, when downloading it
> >> >> off
> >> >> line. Just thought I'd clarify, for those that are interested in a few
> >> >> words.
> >> >>
> >> >> Sent from a Braille Sense
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
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