7-Zip is an open source file archiver with the high compression ratio for ZIP and GZIP formats. It uses its own 7z archive format, but can read and write many other archive formats and offers a significantly higher compression ratio than its peers - up to 40% higher.
7-Zip Supported formats:
- Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
- Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.
7-Zip Key Features:
- High compression ratio
- Strong AES-256 encryption
- Self-extracting capability
- Command line support
- Integration with Windows Shell
- Plugin for FAR Manager
- Powerful File Manager
Last Update: October 04, 2016
Current Version: 16.04
License: Open Source
Languages: Multiple Languages
Supported Operating Systems:
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Developer: Igor Pavlov
- The bug was fixed: 7-Zip 16.03 exe installer under Vista didn't create links in Start / Programs menu.
- Some bugs were fixed in RAR code.