7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.
Compression ratio in the new 7z format is 30-50% better than ratio in ZIP format.
Command line version of 7-Zip can be used in Linux via Wine program.
7-Zip is the free file archiver with the highest compression ratio.
Usually 7-Zip compresses to 7z format 30-70% better than to zip format. And 7-Zip compresses to zip format 2-10% better than other zip compatible programs.
The main features of 7-Zip 9.17 Beta / 4.65
- High compression ratio in newÂ 7z format withÂ LZMA compression
- Supported formats:
- Packing / unpacking: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR
- Unpacking only: ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, DEB, DMG, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MSI, NSIS, RAR, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR and Z.
- For ZIP and GZIP formats,Â 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 74 languages