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.