Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#31 Post by Mikhoul » Tue Feb 09, 2016 6:53 pm

tactictoe wrote:
Midas wrote:
I am Baas wrote:Your expectations for Bvckup 2?
  • Now, that particular one would fare pretty well as a TPFC recommended program, even in beta state... :mrgreen:
If you can be sure it will make it to final, yes I agree here.

Still I tested it and it works fine for me but some unusual application hanging. Then I found the guilty, and it concerns me. I use Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 and it freezes the software from time to time without throwing false alert or alert at all.

Have all a nice day.

Just put an exception to bitdefender 2015: http://www.bitdefender.com/support/how- ... -1307.html

Regards :)

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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#32 Post by tactictoe » Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:21 pm

Just put an exception to bitdefender 2015: http://www.bitdefender.com/support/how- ... -1307.html
Thanks for the tip, but already done. :wink:

I am following this software from version to version with great attention. I am pretty sure this would be a major contender to 7zip (which is still as for now my favourite extractor). Thanks for the catch. And thanks to the developer to join in.

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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#33 Post by tactictoe » Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:38 pm

Stumble on this: http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2016/02/keep- ... -bvckup-2/ which has nothing to do with the software of this topics (the extractor), but the name attract my attention as bvckup 2 name was mentioned here. :shock:

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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#34 Post by SYSTEM » Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:38 am

tactictoe wrote:
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I am Baas wrote:Your expectations for Bvckup 2?
  • Now, that particular one would fare pretty well as a TPFC recommended program, even in beta state... :mrgreen:
If you can be sure it will make it to final, yes I agree here.
Bvckup 2 did make it to final. It's just that the released versions are payware. The developer chose a business model that the Bvckup 2 beta versions are free but do not receive any further bug fixes or improvements. If you want to enjoy the changes the developer has made since then, or just support the author financially, then you should buy the stable version.
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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#35 Post by tactictoe » Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:57 am

@system
Thanks for the Info.
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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#36 Post by Midas » Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:27 am

tactictoe wrote:I use Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 and it freezes the software from time to time without throwing false alert or alert at all. Then it permits the software to resume.
Mikhoul wrote:Just put an exception to bitdefender 2015: http://www.bitdefender.com/support/how- ... -1307.html
  • Good info, thanks for sharing. 8)

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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#37 Post by webfork » Sun Feb 28, 2016 2:49 pm

Edit: the program interface actually says that it's focused on the extraction of audio and video from common video files so the following audio file tests (M4A, WMA, and MP3) aren't meaningful. The WMV and MP4 files are still good tests.

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So I ran a few tests on the decompression with media (and a few other files):

WIN
  • M4A - (AAC audio) - worked great
  • DOCX, ODT - worked the same as when decompressing with 7-zip. 98% of users would never do this, but there are some neat things you can do, including data recovery of corrupt data, real compression (above standard zip), and pulling out embedded files.
LOSE
  • MP3 - The program doesn't appear to work with MP3 files. I tried several and submitted something via the program's bug report interface.
  • WMV and WMA - no luck, similar results to MP3 with two very old WMV and WMA files (VLC reports they were created with Windows Media 9 and Windows Media Audio 2 respectively)
  • MP4 - it just extracted to a .h264 file of the same size, I'm guessing pulling it out of the "container" format, rather than really decompressing. This may be intentional, I don't know.
== Probably bad tests ==
  • BIN - no luck
  • MPG - appears to just copy over the file and extract the audio, but this may have been a bad test as the only MPG file I had was without audio or mute
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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#38 Post by Userfriendly » Tue Oct 25, 2016 4:57 pm

2.0.0 Beta 4 now available.
https://github.com/Bioruebe/UniExtract2/releases
Beta 4 is planned to be the last beta version before the final release. It adds support for
several new installer types, a new context menu entry 'Extract to last used directory',
improved user interface, a statistics display and multiple bugfixes.

Added support for InstallAware installers
Added support for .gif and apng files (FFMPEG)
Added support for Enigma Virtual Box executables using EnigmaVB unpacker (plugin)
Added support for Ghost Installer Studio installers
Added support for Smart Install Maker installers (plugin)
Added lessmsi for improved support for .msi files
Added statistics GUI
Added status box when moving/copying unicode files to temp directory
Added timeout to some scan functions to prevent delays caused by unresponsive helper binaries
Added extraction to last used directory command line option and context menu
Changed forcing a single instance and auto-adding is now disabled if the extraction
is already finished and only the result message box is opened
Changed unicode path logic: file is now copied instead of moved if it is on a different
drive than the temp directory
Changed status box design
Fixed multiple error messages being displayed on failed update check
Fixed update message display problem
Fixed possible problems when entering relative paths in main GUI input fields
Fixed extraction not working when file directory contains unicode characters and
there is not enough free space on the drive containing the temp folder
Fixed free space check not taking unicode file moving into account
Fixed .sit extraction
Fixed crash when trying to extract wise installers
Fixed swf extraction ignoring some images and sounds
Updated language files for Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Italian
Removed DMGExtractor and replaced it with 7z
Updated 7zip to 16.04
Updated ExeInfoPE to 0.0.4.3
Updated fsbext to 0.3.5
Updated innounp to 0.46
Updated QuickBMS to 0.7.5
Updated ttarchext to 0.2.10

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Re: Universal Extractor 2.0.0 Beta 4

#39 Post by smaragdus » Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:12 pm

Universal Extractor 2 version 2.0.0 Beta 4 failed to extract the two MSI installers I tested it with.

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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#40 Post by webfork » Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:24 pm

So this Universal Extractor update has been going strong for some time now, the author is responsive, and it's both improving in terms of features and extraction capability. I'm interested in starting to take this program on as a standard for the site but a few things would have to take place here:
  • Actually download and build the program to verify it's status. As a non-developer I need some help doing that.
  • Setup a monthly download. This is no problem to include in a broader monthly backup process I'm already running.
  • Make sure everyone's okay with that. So please speak up if you think this is a bad idea.
Initially we'll just start listing the program in the FAQ alongside the current Uniextract listing and then at some point in the following 6 months switch over to that program and list the original merely as a reference.
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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#41 Post by Userfriendly » Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:51 am

Run updater to download MSI bugfix.
Beta 4b is a bugfix update adressing failing msi extractions

Fixed msi extraction when UniExtract is installed in a directory, which contains spaces
Fixed progress indicator for msi extractions
Fixed rare error opening changelog after update
@webfork
What do you mean by build the program? compiling it? Just download the uniextract source zip and download AutoIt. Run Aut2Exe on the .au3 script files. https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/do ... mpiler.htm. Source doesn't include the 3rd party binaries that's in the bin folder though.

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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#42 Post by bitcoin » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:36 am

is it just me or this program doesnt auto-update the various modules like innounp?

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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#43 Post by SYSTEM » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:52 am

bitcoin wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:36 am
is it just me or this program doesnt auto-update the various modules like innounp?
Bioruebe has implemented ability to update the files individually, but hasn't yet released any version with that feature.
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Re: Universal Extractor Update (Bioruebe version)

#44 Post by bitcoin » Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:24 pm

SYSTEM wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:52 am
Bioruebe has implemented ability to update the files individually, but hasn't yet released any version with that feature.
thx, will be a good improvement

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