.SITX File Extension

StuffIt X Archive

General Information

Title SITX File Extension
Extension .sitx
Full Form StuffIt X Archive
File Type Compressed Archive
Developer Smith Micro Software
MIME Type application/x-stuffitx

File Function

Primary Function Data compression
Additional Functions File encryption, Archive spanning
Features High compression ratio, Secure

File Characteristics

Quality Lossless compression
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable No, Extract required

Use Cases

Large File Distribution Yes
Backup Archiving Yes
Data Transfer Reduction Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks None inherent
Best Practices Verify source, Scan for viruses

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2002
Latest Release StuffIt 16

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .zip, .rar, .7z, .tar

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Paid Windows, Mac
The Unarchiver Free Mac
StuffIt Expander Free Windows, Mac