7-Zip File Manager

The Open Source software tool 7-Zip is a free file packing and unpacking application published under the GNU LGPL license. Specific code parts to unpack (unrar) file archives with *.rar extensions are restricted and published under a mixed licese. 7-Zip can be used free on personal as well as professional business computers for free. Registration or purchase of thise software is not necesarry. The file manager tool is available for free download.

Pack and unpack files and archives with free open source 7-zip file manager

Features of 7-Zip

The file manager supports almost all common compression algorithms and formats.

  • Very high compression rate for 7z archive type
  • Supported archive types for packing and unpacking are: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, TAR, WIM, XZ and BZIP2
  • Supported unpacking formats: RAR, NTFS, ARJ, DMG, ISO, RPM, XAR, Z, VHD, MBR, LZH, CAB, CramFS, CHM, UDF
  • 10% increased ratio for ZIP & GZIP format
  • Advanced Windows Shell Integration
  • AES encryption with 256 bit codec
  • It is Free!

Compression ratio

7zip has a very efficient compression ratio using the *.7z archive type.

compression rates compared between zip, 7z and rar archives

Download 7zip

7-zip works with every Windows version. The application is also available for Linux.

packing and unpacking of any file archive 7z, zip, rar

For Windows: 7-Zip File Archiver Download Paint.NET Free
For Mac OS X: 7zX Mac OS X
For Linux: p7zip x86 Linux
For Android: 7Zipper for Android
For iOS: Coming soon
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Rating: 9.8/10 (4 votes cast)
7-Zip File Manager, 9.8 out of 10 based on 4 ratings


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2 Responses to “7-Zip File Manager”

  1. Oliver Thompson

    Jun 17. 2013

    nice tool..really helpful and freeware

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  2. Carsten Kraft

    Jun 18. 2013

    Essential file manager and zip app, installed with every standard windows installations 🙂

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