File Roller – archive manager for GNOME

Archive Manager (File Roller) is an archive manager for the GNOME desktop environment. It performs file compression and archiving functions.

This utility can create and modify archives, view the contents of an archive, view a file contained in the archive, as well as extract files from the archive.

File Roller provides a friendly front-end (a graphical interface) to archiving programs like tar and zip, avoiding the user having to remember the different flags needed to perform certain functions.

It is also integrated into the desktop environment and graphical file manager to make working with archived files easier.

File Roller supports the following file types:

  • Tar archives uncompressed (.tar) or compressed with:
    • gzip (.tar.gz , .tgz).
    • bzip (.tar.bz , .tbz).
    • bzip2 (.tar.bz2 , .tbz2).
    • compress (.tar.Z , .taz).
    • lzop (.tar.lzo , .tzo).
  • Zip archives (.zip).
  • Jar archives (.jar , .ear , .war).
  • Lha archives (.lzh).
  • Rar archives (.rar).
  • Zoo archives (.zoo).
  • Arj archives (.arj).
  • AR archives (.ar).
  • Debian archives (.deb) [Read-only mode].
  • RPM archives (.rpm) [Read-only mode].
  • 7-zip archives (.7z).
  • ISO files (.iso) [Read-only mode].
  • Stuffit archives (.bin, .sit).
  • Single files compressed with gzip, bzip, bzip2, compress, lzop.
  • Advanced options for archive extracting.
  • Password protection.
  • Test integrity.
  • Keyboard shortcuts.

Website: wiki.gnome.org/Apps/FileRoller
Support: GitLab Code Repository
Developer: Paolo Bacchilega and contributors
License: GNU GPL v2

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