# How do I open a file that is in MacBinary format on a Windows or Unix machine?

If want to view it on a Windows machine, first you need to log into a Unix machine to extract out the data.

1. From a terminal window, type:

binhex file_name > output_file_name

2. From a terminal window, type:

hexbin -d output_file_name

Then you can open up the file with the usual application.

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