7-Zip 7-Zip

 -  Freeware
Latest Version: 18.05 LATEST
Requirements: Windows Vista x64 / Windows 7 x64 / Windows 8 x64 / Windows 10 x64
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Old Versions: 16.04

7-zip has gained a reputation of powerful utility compressing and decompressing data which performs the highest ratio among other compatibles. It is available for free whether for personal or commercial use so you don’t need to register or pay for this software. The 7-zip tool runs both on 32 and 64-bit operating systems and can be integrated into Windows context menus for comfortable file archiving. Data protection is ensured by AES (advanced encryption standard) 256 making the data lack almost impossible. 7-zip supports over 25 different formats and it is localized for more than 80 languages.

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What's new in this version:

Main features include:
- A variable number of formats are supported. You can pack or unpack archives with 7z (7-zip by default creates files with this extension), ZIP, GZIP, WIM and TAR formats. Only unpacking is available for archives with Z, AR(J), CAB, MSI, FAT, NTFS, NSIS, HFS, CramFS and SquashFS, RAR and XAR, LZH and LZMA, CHM, WIM, EXT, GPT, CPIO, QCOW2, VDI, UEFI, DMG, UDF, IHEX, ISO, RPM, MBR, VHD or VMDK. Optimal compression is ensured by several algorithms used in 7-zip. LZMA and LZMA2 algorithms feature high compression ratio using a dictionary compression scheme with up to 4 GB dictionary. In addition, it still maintains identical decompression speed in comparison with other commonly used algorithms. Opens files with EXE format as archives, allowing you to decompress data from "Extract", "Install" or "Setup" files without launching them. 7-zip will help you to open or unpack files even with corrupted filenames. It automatically renames them allowing you to work with these files. You can create self-extracting archives for 7z format. It is a handy feature which allows extracting the data out of the archive on a compatible OS with no need to install any suitable extractor in advance. 7-zip is capable to work with various data volumes making it a useful tool for backuping large files. In general, 7-zip represents a well-documented and well-supported software available for free and with open source code. It is compatible with a large amount of commonly used operating systems. 7-zip uses a set of well-understood and simple compression algorithms that work properly on most files and data.

  • 16.04

    Fixed an issue with EXE installer. RAR code fixes.

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