7-Zip – An excellent archive compressor / decompressor

7-zip is a file compressor with a high ratio of compression. The main features are:

  • High ratio of compression (LZMA algorithm)
  • Compress / decompress: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR
  • Unzip: ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, DEB, DMG, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MSI, NSIS, RAR, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR and Z
  • Robust encryption: AES-256 for 7z and ZIP formats
  • Allows to create self-extracting archives (SFX)
  • Command line version
  • Integration with File Roller, XArchiver and XArchive
  • Multi-platform
  • Multi-language