7-Zip (64-Bit)

7-Zip is a good compression software that also supports the RAR format.

A real alternative to packers like WinRAR.

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Features:

  • Version 9.20
  • language english
  • license Freeware
  • system Windows Vista, Windows 7
  • downloads 1011
  • file size: 1.3 MB

Opinions:

The 64 bit version of 7-Zip, a good packaging freeware tool that also masters the RAR format. 7-Zip supports the formats 7z, ZIP, RAR, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZH, CHM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB and NSIS. However, it reaches the highest compression rate with its own 7z format, which even lets you create self-extracting archives. The tool integrates itself in the Windows context menu and as a plug-in for the FAR manager. In addition to the graphical user interface 7-Zip includes a powerful command line version. Note: The freeware speaks more than 60 languages. All the updates for version 9.20 you can find in the release notes on the homepage of the manufacturer. Highlights are the support for LZMA2 and NTFS-, FAT-, VHD- and MBR-archives. Verdict: The open source software 7-Zip impresses through reliability and tolerance of a lot of formats. In addition, the program supports the 7z format, which is significantly superior to other packaging formats when it comes to the compression rate. Note: You can also download the 32 bit version.