Tuesday, July 24, 2007

7-Zip

7-Zip is an Open source Windows utility for manipulating archives.
This program supports 7z, ZIP, CAB, RAR, ARJ, LZH

7-Zip supports many features, some which may not be found in popular commercial compression software.

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

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: RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZH, CHM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB and NSIS
* For ZIP and GZIP formats 7-Zip provides compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
* Self-extracting capability for 7z format
* Integration with Windows Shell
* Powerful File Manager
* Powerful command line version
* Plugin for FAR Manager
* Localizations for 63 languages


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