Large Download Restore? Use the Backblaze Downloader!

If you have a large .zip restore (anything over 1GB) the default zipping utility on your machine may fail and produce errors. We recommend using the following:

For PC: Use the unzipping tool that comes bundled with the Backblaze Downloader.

For Mac: After downloading with the Backblaze Downloader (bundled with the Backblaze app on Macs) use Apple's built in Archive Utility primarily. Alternatives are Stuffit Expander ( or The Unarchiver (

You can see a video on how to use the downloader for the PC here: 

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