Pacifist 3.2.2 – Install individual files from .pkg installers and more.

Pacifist 3.2.2Pacifist is an application for Mac OS X that opens up .pkg installer packages, .dmg disk images, .zip, .tar. tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .pax, and .xar archives and more, and lets you extract or install individual files out of them. This is useful if you need to install just one file out of a package instead of the entire package (for example, if you deleted your Preview application and need to reinstall it, but not the whole operating system), or if you want to inspect a downloaded package to see what it will do before installing it. Pacifist can also load some archive types over HTTP, in case you want to extract just a single file from a large .zip archive without waiting for the entire archive to download. Finally, Pacifist can examine the kernel extensions installed in your system to let you see what installer installed them, and whether the installer was made by Apple or a third-party.

What’s New

Version 3.2.2:

  • Fixed a bug in 3.2 that caused spurious "The update is improperly signed" errors on auto-update
  • Fixed a bug that could cause files not to be extracted from certain packages
  • Fixed a bug that could cause incorrect installations with administrator privileges checked, when a package contained a relative URL
  • Fixed a bug that caused the "Install" button to be greyed out when viewing DMG files containing .pkg packages


Intel, 64-bit processor
OS X 10.6.8 or later

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