The following section answers frequently asked questions from users of app4mac.net.

  • How do I download files using BitTorrent?

    1. Download and install a BitTorrent client.
    2. Click on a torrent (Click the title of the file not the button)from mac-torrents and select open file.
    3. Your BitTorrent client should open up and ask you where you would like to save your download.
    4. Wait for your download to finish!
    5. For more info http://www.cloudwards.net/what-is-torrenting/
  • How do I extract scene files? (RARS inside of Zips)

    • Option A:

      1. Download and install our app
      2. Make a shortcut to it in the launchpad
      3. Drag&drop any Zip or Rar files on the shortcut
      4. The app will extract all the files in a new folder
      5. Open the new folder
      6. Repeat the process until everything has been extracted.
    • Option B:

      1. Open the terminal (CLI)
      2. Install Brew DO THIS ONLY THE FIRST TIME ruby -e “$(curl -fsSLhttps://raw.github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/go/install)
      3. Install Unrar DO THIS ONLY THE FIRST TIME brew install unrar
      4. Change directory to where you downloaded the torrent ie. cd ~/Downloads/Torrent/Bob.Came.In.Pieces.v1.5.MacOSX-WaLMaRT
      5. To unzip files, use this: unzip -u -o *.zip
      6. To unrar files, use this: unrar e -y first_rar_file.rar
      7. Repeat the process until everything has been extracted.
  • What to do with .rar, .r01, .r02 files?
    These are RAR archive files, which is just a compression type similar to .zip but just split up into many files. You need to install a program like RAR expander to extract the contents.
  • What to do with .dmg, and .iso, files?
    These are cd image files that can either be burned onto CD or DVD or extracted to your hard drive.