7-Zip is a one of the best archivers for compression and decompression files of all types and sizes.
Open Source (Free)
Windows All (32/64 bit)
1.1 MB - 1.3 MB
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November 12, 2017
7-Zip has been praised by experts in the file data compression. According to statistics, this archiver has won a wide audience of users all over the world.
Platform: Windows 7, Windows 8 (8.1), Windows XP, Vista or Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit).
Features of the 7-Zip
Packing files of any formats and sizes, by using several algorithms for compression: LZMA, LZMA2, PPMd and Bzip2. Before the compression, user can indicate the format for archiving file, the compression level, size of the glossary, words, block, the number of streams, and also, user can encrypt name of file.
Set password for the archives.
Create multivolume archives.
Create self-extracting archives in format EXE. Note! For unpacking files, there is no need to install the archiver.
Test archives for errors. Sometimes there are cases, when it is impossible to open / unpack the archive, because of the errors, occurred during packaging files.
Support for the file manager.
Adding comments to the archives.
Support of the plug-in to work with the program Far Manager.
Testing of the performance. You can see the speed of packing and unpacking processes, the overall system load, the amount of required memory, and so on.
Command line support.
Thus, 7-Zip has a high speed for data archiving, decompression of archives and high rate of the compression file in the archives with formats Zip and 7z.