Most of the files that are uploaded online ( especially huge movies, .avi & .mkv video files ) are made into chunks using special software called Splitters and inorder to combine those files one must have a Joiner. One of such split and recombine tool is HJSplit which is a freeware. Well, it is always a best thing to look for an alternative option so that you can choose the most helpful and easy tool that does your work with less hassle.
In this tutorial, you will be learning about how to use 7-Zip archive extractor on your Windows 7, XP or Vista desktop to join and open .001, 002, .003 files. This method might also be helpful for the users who are getting troubled to open .r01, .r02, .r03 winrar file formats.
* Inorder to join your downloaded .001, .002 and .003 files first you need to have 7-zip which is a free software. Click here to download 32-bit or 64-bit version and then make sure that it gets installed on your PC.
* Once the software is installed just right-click on the .001 extension file and there in options you will find 7-zip. Hover onto that to get several more options in which you have to choose “Extract Here”.
* Now all your .001, .002 and .003 files gets combined or extracted into a single file that you can easily find in the same folder or destination after processing is done.
For Mac OS X users and Windows 8 users there are other tools like Stuffit Expander, 8-zip etc which you will be knowing in detail in my upcoming tutorials.