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7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio for Windows



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7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license. The AES code is under a BSD 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. But you can make a donation to support further development of 7-Zip.
The main features of 7-Zip

    * High compression ratio in new 7z format with LZMA compression
    * Supported formats:
          o Packing / unpacking: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR
          o Unpacking only: RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZH, CHM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB and NSIS
    * For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the 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

7-Zip

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

  http://www.7-zip.org/ 


Categories: Utilities - Windows - Zip - Unzip - File Archiving
« Last Edit: December 25, 2007, 12:45:56 PM by Software Santa »

 

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