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7-Zip Software



4.3 ⭐


🛠 Developer Descriptions

The most important thing about 7-Zip is that it has a high compression ratio in the new 7z format and LZMA compression. Formats that work: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, and TAR can be used to pack and unpack files. ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, DEB, DMG, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MSI, NSIS, RAR, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR, and Z can only be used to unpack files. For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip has a better compression ratio than PKZip and WinZip by 2% to 10%. 7z format has the ability to extract itself. It works with the Windows Shell. File Manager is very strong. Powerful version for the command line.

Key Software Details

Archive files in different formats and manage them

🔍 Review

7-Zip is a versatile file compression tool that supports multiple formats, is fast and user-friendly, and offers password protection for files. However, it has been reported to cause system issues, install unwanted software, and sometimes fails to compress files efficiently.7 zip user interface

👍 Pros

  • Supports multiple formats and password protection: 7-Zip can compress files into common ZIP and 7z formats, and protect important files with a password.
  • User-friendly: The interface is intuitive, and features like right-click "Extract Here" make it simple, fast, and easy to use.

👎 Cons

  • May cause system issues: Some users reported that the software locked up their computer, requiring a complete system install.
  • May install unwanted software: Even when declining all offers during installation, some users found that unwanted software, like browser homepage hijackers, were installed.
  • Inconsistent compression efficiency: Some users reported minimal file reduction and errors during the decompression process.

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