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Download of the Day: 7-Zip 9.09 Beta

One of the highest compression ratios
| Software News | Posted: Dec 16, 2009 2:17 am

Our Download of the Day today is 7-Zip 9.09 Beta.


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


The main features of 7-Zip are:


• High compression ratio in new 7z format with LZMA compression
• Supported packing / unpacking formats: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR
• Supported formats for unpacking only: ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, DEB, DMG, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MSI, NSIS, RAR, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR and Z.
• Compression ratio for ZIP and GZIP formats: 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




The latest version includes the following changes:


Changes in Version 9.09 Beta


* 7-Zip now can unpack Apple Partition Map (APM) disk images.
* Speed optimizations in AES code for Intel's 32nm CPUs.
* Speed optimizations in CRC calculation code for Intel's Atom CPUs.
* Some bugs were fixed.


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