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7-Zip archiver.

Post by abfan123 » Sun Dec 25, 2005 8:54 pm

Most of you most probably know about a little archiver called 7-Zip.
Well,7-zip is basically a freeware archiver somewhat similar to Winzip or Winrar but faster.
One feature that I really like in 7-Zip is the ability to create .tar archives.Mainly because I'm able to extract .tar archive by a command line (SSH) on a remote Linux server.
You can visit http://7-zip.org for more information about 7-Zip and the download link. ;)
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Post by Philbee » Mon Dec 26, 2005 3:08 am

i also am a big fan of 7-zip. when winzip stopped giving free upgrades with V 10, i was looking hard for a new zipper andf unzipper tool. 7-Zip proved to be exactly what i was looking for!

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Post by Moby » Mon Jan 02, 2006 8:35 pm

How on earth do you uninstall it if you don't like it?
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Post by bigC » Mon Jan 02, 2006 9:14 pm

moby wrote:How on earth do you uninstall it if you don't like it?
There should be an entry under Add/Remove Programs. I just did it the other day to upgrade to the latest version...

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Post by abfan123 » Wed Mar 01, 2006 10:23 am

7-Zip 4.34 Beta is out.
ChangeLog
  • BZip2 compressing / decompressing now can work in multi-threading mode
  • Multi-threading mode now is default for multi-processor systems
  • New switch: -scs{WIN|DOS|UTF-8} specifies charset for list files.
    Default charset for list files is UTF-8 now.
  • New localization: Albanian
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(This isn't a direct link to file.)
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Post by abfan123 » Tue Mar 07, 2006 1:34 pm

7-Zip 4.35 Beta has just been released.
What's new?
  • New switch for 7z.exe (console version): -slt.
    "l" (list) command with -slt shows technical information for archive.
  • Some bugs were fixed.

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http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/seve ... e?download
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Post by angeldust » Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:01 am

I agree I went to this to unzip .rar folders.
If you want a really simple program get FreeZip it is fast & sets in your right click menu.
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Post by abfan123 » Tue Mar 14, 2006 11:11 am

7-Zip 4.36 Beta has just been released.
What's new?
  • 7-Zip now can unpack ISO archives.
  • 7-Zip File Manager now can calculate CRC checksums for files.

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Post by abfan123 » Tue Mar 21, 2006 8:34 am

7-Zip 4.37 Beta has just been released.
What's new?
  • -x switch with relative paths now affects files specified with absolute paths
  • Optional Flat View mode in 7-Zip File Manager
  • Some bugs were fixed

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Post by abfan123 » Fri Apr 14, 2006 7:39 pm

7-Zip 4.39 beta is out now.
What's new?


4.38 Changelog :
  • Some bugs were fixed


    4.39 Changelog
  • Bug in versions 4.33b:4.38b was fixed:
    7-Zip could not correctly compress files larger than 2 GB
    to 7z archive in fast/fastest modes (HC4 match finder).

Where to get?
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Standard installer (32-bit).
MSI installer (32-bit).
MSI installer (64-bit).
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Post by abfan123 » Mon May 01, 2006 6:33 pm

7-Zip 4.40 Beta
ChangeLog
  • 7-Zip now can unpack some installers created by NSIS
  • New localization: Kurdish
  • Some bugs were fixed
Where to get?
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Standard installer (32-bit).
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Post by abfan123 » Wed May 10, 2006 10:27 am

7-Zip 4.41 Beta
ChangeLog
  • Some bugs were fixed
Where to get?
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Standard installer (32-bit).
MSI installer (32-bit).
MSI installer (64-bit).
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Post by abfan123 » Mon May 15, 2006 7:29 am

7-Zip 4.42 Final
ChangeLog
  • Some bugs were fixed
Where to get?
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Standard installer (32-bit).
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MSI installer (64-bit).
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Post by abfan123 » Sat Jul 15, 2006 9:41 pm

7-Zip 4.43 Alpha 3
ChangeLog
  • Small changes in ANSI-C version
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Post by abfan123 » Mon Nov 13, 2006 3:48 pm

7-Zip 4.43 Beta
ChangeLog
  • 7-Zip now can use multi-threading mode for compressing to .ZIP archives.
  • ZIP format supporting was improved.
  • 7-Zip now supports WinZip-compatible AES-256 encryption for .ZIP archives.
  • New context menu items for .ZIP archives creating.
  • 7-Zip now uses order list (list of extensions) for files sorting for compressing
    to .7z archives. It can slightly increase compression ratio in some cases.
  • 7-Zip now restores modification time of folders during .7z archives extracting.
  • Some bugs were fixed.
  • New localizations: Armenian, Marathi.
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Post by abfan123 » Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:39 pm

7-Zip 4.44 Alpha 1
ChangeLog
  • Speed optimizations for LZMA (multithreading mode for dual-core CPUs), Deflate (Max and Ultra modes), BZip2 (compressing and decompressing) and unRAR (code was rewritten. And it must work faster now.).
  • Some changes in error messages.
  • Some bugs were fixed.
  • New localizations: Bangla, Bashkir, Nepali.
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Post by abfan123 » Fri Jan 12, 2007 11:15 pm

7-Zip 4.44 Alpha 2
ChangeLog
  • No known changes since Alpha 1 (See the post above)
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Post by blitzmaster » Thu Apr 26, 2007 7:57 am

7-Zip 4.45 Beta

* Now it's possible to specify the size of solid block and the number of CPU threads in "Add to archive" dialog box.
* Default dictionary size was increased: Normal: 16 MB, Max: 32 MB.
* Speed optimizations.
* Benchmark was improved (new "b" command in command line version).
* The number of DLL files was reduced.
* Now it's possible to associate 7-zip with combined types like .tbz2
* switch -mhcf=off is not supported now.
* If -t{Type} switch is not specified, 7-Zip now uses extension of archive to detect the type of archive.
* Some bugs were fixed.
* New localization: Welsh.
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