Faster Intelligent Compression
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Top Compression Technology
After thousands times of compression tests in laboratory, compression of Haozip is 30% higher than traditional compression software!
Support Decompression 50 Formats
Support decompression 50 formats including .ZIP .7Z .RAR and so on, built .ZIP .7Z and .TAR compressed files directly, without plug-in support, to ensure the versatility!
Rich Extended Function
Original annotations for .7Z, high ability to repair damaged zip file. And selected a variety of functions including Batch Picture Converter, MD5 Checksum, Image Viewer to meet your needs!
Added Cool Skin Changer, and will supply beautiful themes in various styles! Of course, you can use system comes standard interface, default skin.
- Zipping files
- Allows password protect the zipped files
- Zipping in operation
- TICK “Cascaed Context menus”
- You may add antivirus engine for detecting malwares in zipped files.
Bandizip is a free and very effective archiver software which supports from Windows XP to Windows 8.1
It works very fast.
Archiving support only for zip, zipx, tar, tgz, 7z, and exe . So if you need to archive in other formats then bandizip may disappoint you in this feature.
- Packing and Unpacking: Zip(z01), ZipX(zx01), TAR, TGZ, 7Z(7z.001), and EXE(e01)
- Unpacking Only: RAR(part1.rar, r01), ACE, ALZ, APK, ARJ, BH, BZ, BZ2, CAB, EGG, GZ, J2J, JAR, IMG, IPA, ISO, LHA, LZH, LZMA, PMA, TBZ, TBZ2, TGZ, TLZ, TXZ, UDF, WAR, WIM, XZ, and Z
- Support unicode to display international characters which display for filenames in archives
- Bypass the bad compression files automatically by “High Speed Archiving” function
- Extract the files to the destination folder directly by “Fast Drag & Drop” function
- Create self-extracting file (.EXE) and multi-volume (split) archives
- Optional archive encryption using ZipCrypto and AES 256
- Context Menu access including “Preview Archive” function
- Create or extract multiple zip files simultaneously from windows explorer
- Free to use at both home and in the office
- installation is fast and easy
- The main interface of bandizip
- In Windows 8 you need to set association like this.
- Click “select all”.
- Click “Save”.
- You may want to tick “Cascaded context menu”
- To create a new archive file
- add files and folders to archive
- password protect archive
- Windows 8.1 users may have to use “extract as administrator” sometimes to successfully extract archive files.
IZArc is the best free file compression utility supporting many archive formats like: 7-ZIP, A, ACE, ARC, ARJ, B64, BH, BIN, BZ2, BZA, C2D, CAB, CDI, CPIO, DEB, ENC, GCA, GZ, GZA, HA, IMG, ISO, JAR, LHA, LIB, LZH, MDF, MBF, MIM, NRG, PAK, PDI, PK3, RAR, RPM, TAR, TAZ, TBZ, TGZ, TZ, UUE, WAR, XPI, XXE, YZ1, Z, ZIP, ZOO. With a modern easy-to-use interface, IZArc provides support for most compressed and encoded files, as well as access to many powerful features and tools. It allows you to drag and drop files from and to Windows Explorer, create and extract archives directly in Windows Explorer, create multiple archives spanning disks, creating self-extracting archives, repair damaged zip archives, converting from one archive type to another, view and write comments and many more. IZArc has also build-in multilanguage support.
With IZArc you can open CD image files like ISO, BIN, CDI and NRG. It is also possible to convert such files from one type to another (BIN to ISO, NRG to ISO).
I recommend it to Windows 8 users because it is fast and compatible.
- Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8
Installation is full of extra toolbars and software. So don’t install the extra that has been added to it.
- Select Advanced. Uncheck all three options.
- When asked again click cancel.
- Select “Skip” for all special offer.
- Now actual IZArc installation starts.
- When asked to install wartune select “I do not accept“. Click Next.
- Select your language.
- File association default settings are good.
- Explorer enhacements default seetings are good. You may uncheck some of these options.
- Windows 8 users will have to associate archive file to IZArc manually. For that select a archive file. Right click on it. Select “Choose default program“.
- Select “IZArc Archiver“.
- To extract a archive file Right Click on the file. Select IZArc->Extract Here .
- To extract the archive file inside a folder. Select IZArc->Extract to <folder name>.
7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license.The program can be used from a command line interface, graphical user interface, or with Microsoft Windows shell integration. 7-Zip began in 1999 and is actively developed by Igor Pavlov.You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization. You don’t need to register or pay for 7-Zip.
It is very light on system and fast in operation.
The main features of 7-Zip
- High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression
- Supported formats:
- Packing / 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.
- For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 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
- Multiple-core CPU threading settings can be configured.
- Powerful File Manager
- Powerful command line version
- Plugin for FAR Manager
- Localizations for 79 languages
7-Zip works in Windows 7 / Vista / XP / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT / ME / 98. There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.
DOWNLOAD 7-ZIP 64 bit
DOWNLOAD 7-ZIP 32 bit
7-zip has not been specifically made for windows 8. But it will work on windows 8.
After installing 7-zip here are some settings that needs to be done –
Open 7-zip File manager. Select ‘Options’ from ‘Tools’ menu.In the System tab select different types of archives to associate with 7-zip as shown below. You can choose more extensions than what is shown below.
In the ‘7-zip’ tab you can tick on ‘Integrate 7-zip to shell context menu’ and ‘cascaded context menu’. Also you can tick on different types of context menu items which you want to have as shown below.
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