7-Zip is a file archiver with the high compression ratio. The program supports 7z, ZIP, CAB, RAR, ARJ, LZH, CHM, GZIP, BZIP2, Z, TAR, CPIO, RPM and DEB formats. Compression ratio in the new 7z format is 30-50% better than ratio in ZIP format.

  • Intended Audience: Developers, End Users/Desktop, System Administrators

  • License: GNU Library or Lesser General Public License (LGPL) (in other words: free)

  • Operating System: All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP)

  • Topic: Backup, Compression, Packaging

  • Translations: English