7-Zip

Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope
7-Zip compression utility

7-Zip is a free, open source software used to compress and uncompress files. The picture is an example of what 7-Zip looks like when running.

Supported formats

The following file formats are supported by 7-zip:

Packing and unpacking:

 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP, and WIM.

Unpacking only:

ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR, and Z.

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