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Download of the Day: 7-Zip 9.17 Beta

Open Source, High Compression File Archiver

| Software News | Posted: Oct 6, 2010 10:32 am

Our Download of the Day today is 7-Zip 9.17 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

 

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The latest version includes the following changes:

 

Changes in Version 9.17 Beta

 

- Disk fragmentation problem for ZIP archives created by 7-Zip was fixed.

 

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