elf- xtracting rchive contains compressed data that should in theory decompress itself when run. The primary problem is that it will be platform specific and will only decompress properly on the same type of platform that was used to create it. Similar in principle to a self-dissolving archive but different in practice.
The filename extension used by almost all self-extracting archives on the Mac.
Self Extracting Archive file format. A Macintosh file format similar to the PC .exe file format.
A compressed file or folder of files called a Self-Extracting Archive performed by the program Stuffit. When a folder is compressed as a SEA the 3-letter extension is added to the end of the folder or file name i.e. AMSUT for 8/31.sea. Used almost exclusively by MAC users who can decompress their weather by simply double-clicking on the .sea archive and the uncompressed folder or files within will appear.
Macintosh Compressed Archive File
Self-extracting archive (SEA). These compressed files contain one or more files and (or) programs. SEA s are generally decompressed by double-clicking on the name or icon. Further instructions are given during the decompression process.
A Macintosh self-extracting archive file. File Type: Binary An archive file is usually a collection of files that have been combined into one to make it easy to download. Because the archive is self-extracting, you don't need any special application or utility to launch it. You simply click on the icon from the Macintosh desktop and it decompresses and unbundles the files.
Self-Extracting Archive, a compressed filed format for Macintosh.
Self Extracting Archive (file name extension) [Macintosh