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7-Zip

7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.

  • Windows
  • Linux
    Available as a Command Line tool
  • Windows Mobile
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7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL 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.
The main features of 7-Zip

High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression
Supported formats:
Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
Unpacking only: ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR and Z.
For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats
Self-extracting capability for 7z format
Integration with Windows Shell
Powerful File Manager
Powerful command line version
Plugin for FAR Manager
Localizations for 87 languages More Info »

7-Zip works in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2013 / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT. There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix. More Info »

Link to official 7-Zip site

Official Website
7-Zip (sometimes referred to as 7zip) was added by Stuck in Oct 2008 and the lastest update was made in Jul 2015. There is a history of activites on 7-Zip in our Change Log and Activity Log. It's possible to update the information on 7-Zip or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam. If you want a nice widget to put on your website check these out.
 
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