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7-Zip is a file archiver, file manager developed by Igor Pavlov and was first released in 1999, available for Unix-like OSes under project p7zip

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Overview

7-Zip is a file archiver, file manager developed by Igor Pavlov and was first released in 1999. It includes support for:

  • Un/packing: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM file formats
  • Unpacking: 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 file formats

Its other features include:

  • AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats,
  • Self-extracting capability for 7z format,
  • Integration with Windows Shell,
  • File Manager,
  • Plugin for FAR Manager,
  • Localization for 87 languages

p7zip is the port of the command line version of 7-Zip to Linux/Posix. 7za.exe version of 7-Zip is available for Unix-like operating systems (including Linux, FreeBSD, and macOS), FreeDOS, OpenVMS, AmigaOS 4, and MorphOS under the p7zip project.

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Ratings

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4.41 
 5

CNET
Windows
4.5 
 5
based on 1088 reviews
CNET
Windows
4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
FileHippo
x32 - Windows
8 
 10
based on 209 reviews
FileHorse
x64 - Windows
8.6 
 10
based on 120 reviews
FileHorse
Portable - Windows
9 
 10
based on 4 reviews
FossHub5 
 5
based on 16 reviews
Malavida
Windows
9 
 10
based on 17 reviews
Softonic
x32 - Windows
8 
 10
based on 4996 reviews
Softonic
x64 - Windows
8 
 10
based on 255 reviews
Softpedia
x32/64 - Windows
4.7 
 5
based on 1108 reviews
Softpedia
Portable - Windows
4.4 
 5
based on 92 reviews
SourceForge4.8 
 5
based on 794 reviews
TechRadar4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
TechSpot
un/Portable x32/64 - Windows
4.4 
 5
based on 37 reviews
Uptodown
Windows
5 
 5
based on 3 reviews

Developer

Igor Pavlov

Written in

C++, C

Initial Release

19 July 1999

License

LGPL v2.1+, BSD-3, unRAR License Restriction

Alternatives

File Archiver
Hamster Zip Archiver   PeaZip   WinRAR  
File Manager
PeaZip  

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