7-Zip


clifford_cooley

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7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license. The unRAR code is under a mixed license: GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions. Check license information here: 7-Zip license.

You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization. You don't need to register or pay for 7-Zip.

The main features of 7-Zip:
  • High compression ratio in new 7z format with LZMA compression
  • Supported formats:
    • Packing / unpacking: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR
    • Unpacking only: ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, DEB, DMG, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MSI, NSIS, RAR, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR and Z.
  • For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
  • Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats
  • Self-extracting capability for 7z format
  • Integration with Windows Shell
  • Powerful File Manager
  • Powerful command line version
  • Plugin for FAR Manager
  • Localizations for 74 languages

7-Zip works in Windows 7 / Vista / XP / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT / ME / 98. There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.
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Ross

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7 Zip Update

A Version 9.20 of the free 7-Zip archival utility has been released. This major update contains a range of changes including support for LZMA2, XZ and PPMd, updating of solid .7z archives, speed optimizations, as well as bug fixes.
 

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Thanks buddy!
 

Nibiru2012

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Ross - I merged your thread with the one started by Cliff in the Free Software database so that since this is an update to 7Zip it would be in the thread.

Hope you don't mind... keeps things a little tidier. ;)
 
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Ross

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Thanks Nibiru,
I didn't see the section you mention until after i posted so thanks..
 

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