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[edit] Game Extractor

A tool that extracts files from over 950 game archives. Many archives can also be edited and saved. Includes file previews for many common file types, and a scanner to locate sounds and images in unsupported archives.

Platform: Windows, Mac OS, Linux/Unix, Solaris
Installation: Setup .exe or .zip
Support files needed: Java Runtime Environment
Type: GPL, Java (Basic Version), Shareware (Full Version)
Website: http://www.watto.org/extract
Source Code: The source code for the Basic Version is available at http://www.sf.net/projects/gameextractor

[edit] Dragon Unpacker

A tool that extracts from and edits a massive number of Game Resource Archives.

Platform: Windows XP/Windows 98
Installation: Setup .exe or .7z
Support files needed: None
Type: MPL, Delphi
Website: http://www.dragonunpacker.com

[edit] Game File Explorer

A tool that extracts from a number of Game Resource Archives. Includes a scanner that will look for sounds and images in unsupported archives.

Platform: Windows 98 (no known bugs on XP)
Installation: Zipped DLLs and executable
Support files needed: None
Type: Freeware
Website: http://www.geocities.com/TimesSquare/8271/ (broken link)
Mirror: http://www.oocities.org/timessquare/8271/

[edit] Game Audio Player

A tool that can read directly (or embedded) music/sound of Game Resource Archives.

Platform: Windows XP/Windows 98
Installation: Zipped executable
Support files needed: None
Type: Freeware
Website: http://bim.km.ru/gap/ (broken link)

[edit] Magic Extractor

A tool that extracts from and edits a massive number of Game Resource Archives.

Platform: Windows XP/Windows 98
Installation: Zipped executable
Support files needed: None
Type: Freeware
Website:http://magicteam.ag.ru

[edit] Game Archive UnPacker

Plugin for Total Commander that extracts from and edits a massive number of Game Resource Archives.
The PRO version of GAUP also can add files to Game Resource Archives!

Platform: Windows XP/Windows 98
Installation: Zipped DLLs
Support files needed: None
Type: Freeware/Shareware
Details:http://forrox.narod.ru/readme.htm
Website:http://forrox.narod.ru

[edit] Wombat Game Tools

A tool that extracts, views, and allows import on around 50 older games, mainly from Apogee and Epic MegaGames.

Platform: Windows XP/98
Installation: Zipped program
Support files needed: None
Type: Freeware
Website: http://www.szevvy.net

[edit] TrID File Identifier

An all-purpose file identification tool with an easily expandable database, it currently recognizes about 5,000 file types.

Platform: Windows - Linux/x86
Installation: Zipped executable
Support files needed: filetypes definitions package
Type: Freeware
Website: http://mark0.net/soft-trid-e.html

[edit] File Stripper

A tool that can extract and re-inject a number of common file types from any other file.

Platform: Windows
Installation: Zipped executable
Support files needed: None
Type: Freeware
Website: http://www.turfster.be

[edit] Jaeder Naub

A file ripper than can extract and re-inject a number of common file types from any other file.

Platform: Windows
Installation: Zipped executable
Support files needed: None
Type: Loveware
Website: Jaeder_Naub (always online) or http://jaedernaub.ath.cx (rarely online)

[edit] Fusepak

A tool that mounts a GRAF as part of the Linux filesystem.

Platform: Linux
Installation: Source distribution
Support files needed: Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE)
Type: Open source/free software (GNU GPL license)
Website: http://fusepak.sourceforge.net/

[edit] BitmapRip

A tool that extract embedded bitmaps (JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF) files from any given file. It search for bitmap's headers / signatures and create a new file for every data block that seems a valid image.

Platform: Windows XP - Linux/x86
Installation: Zipped executable
Support files needed: none
Type: Freeware
Website: http://mark0.net/soft-bitmaprip-e.html

[edit] Unmass

Tool that can extract files from few of the game resource archives.

Platform: Windows / DOS
Installation: Files are stored in Rar archive, extract them wherever you like
Support files needed: None
Type: Freeware / Postcardware
Website: http://mirex.mypage.sk/index.php?selected=1#Unmass ( http://mirex.mypage.sk )

[edit] audiorip

Command line tool that can extract unencrypted MS Wave, MPEG audio and Ogg Vorbis files from any data files

Platform: multiple (compiled as Windows binary)
Installation: Zipped executable
Support files needed: None
Type: Freeware / Open Source
Website: http://www.murkymind.de

[edit] zWad

Visual Basic 2005 program with support for multiple formats

Platform: Windows 98/Windows XP
Installation: Zipped executable
Support files needed: .NET framework 2.0 (x86 link)
Type: Freeware
Website: http://jwellis86.home.insightbb.com