6.7 7-Zip File Manager

7-Zip is a file archiver with a highest compression ratio. Usually, 7-Zip compresses to 7z format 30-70% better than to zip format.

7-Zip File Manager – two panel file manager, being able to browse, preview, copy, move, rename and delete files and folders, as well as create and de-compress file archives of different formats.

It is an open source software, most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license.

Main features:

  • 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
  • Powerful File Manager
  • Powerful command line version
7-Zip File Manager