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EFEKT_Studio says

I was uploading zip file around 500mb via ftp and it stucks at 98%. I tried every possible thing, like resuming and nothing helped. I read somewhere that it happens when the file sizes are big. RAR file is around 300mb and ZIP around 500mb. Now I deleted the file and uploading it again. I guess it’s gonna stuck again.

So, the question is, why rar files aren’t accepted?

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MotionRevolver Envato team says

From what I understand, ZIP is the most universal format that all users across any platform can uncompress.

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EFEKT_Studio says

From what I understand, ZIP is the most universal format that all users across any platform can uncompress.

I thought it’s the same… So you cannot open rar on mac?

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5p1r17 says

You even can’t open it on windows platform, until you install winrar or smth similar

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MotionRevolver Envato team says

You even can’t open it on windows platform, until you install winrar or smth similar

Right, the issue is with RARs on PCs. I own a Mac so I’m not entirely sure, but apparently RARs create more problems than ZIPs, which is why we only accept that compression format.

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felt_tips Volunteer moderator says


You even can’t open it on windows platform, until you install winrar or smth similar
Right, the issue is with RARs on PCs. I own a Mac so I’m not entirely sure, but apparently RARs create more problems than ZIPs, which is why we only accept that compression format.

Besides which, when you say “RAR” it sounds like you’re trying to be a lion, which isn’t the case with ZIP .

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EFEKT_Studio says



You even can’t open it on windows platform, until you install winrar or smth similar
Right, the issue is with RARs on PCs. I own a Mac so I’m not entirely sure, but apparently RARs create more problems than ZIPs, which is why we only accept that compression format.
Besides which, when you say “RAR” it sounds like you’re trying to be a lion, which isn’t the case with ZIP .

Although it sounds like a bullet just went over your head.

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EFEKT_Studio says

p.s. Thanks for the answers guys!

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EFEKT_Studio says

p.p.s. Thanks God, this one made it :)

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MotionRevolver Envato team says

Besides which, when you say “RAR” it sounds like you’re trying to be a lion, which isn’t the case with ZIP .

Just wanted you to know that I actually laughed out loud when I read that.

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