7-Zip 17.00 Update Released


    7-Zip 17.00 beta can handle a large number of compression formats, including 7-zip, zip, cab, rar, arj, LZH, CHM, gzip, bzip2, Z, tar, cpio, rpm, deb. 7-Zip is open source software and it’s free to use.

    You can install 7-zip on the following operating systems: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2012, 2008, 2003, 2000, NT, Linux.

    Main features of 7-Zip 17.00 beta:

    • High compression ratio in new 7z format with LZMA compression
    • 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

    Changelog for 7-Zip 17.00 beta:

    • ZIP unpacking code was improved.
    • 7-Zip now reserves file space before writing to file (for extraction from archive). It can reduce file fragmentation.
    • Some bugs were fixed. 7-Zip could crash in some cases.
    • Internal changes in code.

    Source: 7-Zip Home / Download


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