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= Description =
 
= Description =
7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. You can use 7-zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. You don't need to register or pay for 7-zip [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. 7-zip works for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000, NT, ME, and 98 [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. And there is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. The unRar code is under a mixed license with GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. Check the license for details [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp].
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7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. You don't need to register or pay for 7-zip [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. 7-Zip works for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000, NT, ME, and 98 [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp].  
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Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp].  
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The unRar code is under a mixed license with GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp]. Check the license for details [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp].
  
 
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= User Experiences =
 
= User Experiences =
7zip can also be used to open an ISO Image File[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_image].
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7-zip can be used to open an ISO Image File[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_image].
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In order to secure a transfer along untrusted lines, 7-Zip can encrypt containers with AES-256.
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For securing fixity: 7-Zip records checksums on compression and verifies them on decompression.
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7-Zip can handle containers larger than 2 GigaByte (unlike tools for the genuine ZIP format).
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And there is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp].  
  
 
= Development Activity =
 
= Development Activity =

Latest revision as of 15:11, 17 March 2020


7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio, and encryption and fixity check capabilities
Homepage:http://www.7-zip.org/
License:7-Zip is open source software [1]. Most of the source code is under the GNU LPGL license [2]. You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization [3]. You don't need to register or pay for 7-zip [4].
Platforms:7-zip can be utilized on multiple platforms including Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000, NT, ME, and 98 [5].

Contents

[edit] Description

7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio [6]. You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization [7]. You don't need to register or pay for 7-zip [8]. 7-Zip works for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000, NT, ME, and 98 [9].

Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license [10].

The unRar code is under a mixed license with GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions [11]. Check the license for details [12].

[edit] Platform

7-zip can be utilized on multiple platforms including Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000, NT, ME, and 98 [13]

[edit] User Experiences

7-zip can be used to open an ISO Image File[14].

In order to secure a transfer along untrusted lines, 7-Zip can encrypt containers with AES-256.

For securing fixity: 7-Zip records checksums on compression and verifies them on decompression.

7-Zip can handle containers larger than 2 GigaByte (unlike tools for the genuine ZIP format).

And there is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix [15].

[edit] Development Activity


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