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  • Developer 7-Zip.org
  • Version 21.01 alpha
  • License Freeware
  • Language en

What is 7-Zip? 7-Zip is a program specially designed for file compression and decompression. It stands out for supporting a wide variety of compression formats. 7-Zip is an open-source program. In this article, we discuss some of the its key features, as well as some additional information.

Key Features

Here are some of the 7-Zip’s main features:

  • Supported Packing and Unpacking Formats: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM.

  • Supported Unpacking Formats: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.

  • Protect: To make your experience even more complete, 7-Zi offers users the possibility to protect their files with a password. It also uses AES-256 for preventing piracy.

  • 7 Zip file manager: 7-Zip also features a powerful file manager, as well as a powerful command line version.

  • Create: You can create self-extracting files for easy retrieval.

"CCM : présentation du logiciel 7-Zip ENGLISH"

Is 7-Zip Safe?

It seems that the app has no history of security issues. As mentioned above, it uses AES-256 encryption.

You should keep in mind that while the program is completely safe, it doesn’t mean that it cannot contain infected files: you need to pay attention to the download sources..

Is 7 Zip Free?

This is the best part - you can download and enjoy 7-Zip for free.

To start the 7 Zip free download, click on the green button at the top of the page.

System Requirements

The linked version is compatible with Windows 7/8/10 64bit. You can also download it for 32bit (compatible with older Windows versions). Images: 7-Zip