7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio. It operates with the 7z archive format, and can read and write several other archive formats.
The program supports 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP, WIM, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR, Z.
- Compression ratio in the 7z format is 30-50% better than ratio in ZIP format.
- Multiple-core CPU threading.
- Supports the 256-bit AES cipher in 7z and ZIP formats.
- Volumes of dynamically variable sizes.
- Unpack archives with corrupted filenames.
- Create self-extracting single volume archives.
- Powerful file manager.
- Powerful command line version.
- Localizations for 87 languages.
- Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2016 / 2012 / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT.
Developer: Igor Pavlov
License: GNU LGPL 2.1
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