🛠 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
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.
- 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.
- 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.