Welcome to the MacDeb website. MacDeb is a small utility for MacOS Classic endowed with the ability of extracting files from Debian .deb ar archives commonly used for packaging Linux and UNIX software. MacDeb is released as open source under the terms of the GNU Public License.



The current version of MacDeb is 1.0. You can download it here or here, in both places along with the source code. You'll need the Aladdin StuffIt Expander utility to decompress the .sit.hqx archive. MacDeb require a PowerPC processor and MacOS 8.1 or later.


The online documentation for MacDeb.


Visit the MacDeb project website at SourceForge or see developer profile.


See screenshots of the utilities in action and images of the Finder icons for packages.