I found this software on another site so I figured I'd share it with all of you. The following information was found on this site: http://www.7-zip.org/
The download links above redirect you to download pages on SourceForge.net
is open source
software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL
license. The unRAR code is under a mixed license: GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions. Check license information here: 7-Zip license
You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization. You don't need to register or pay for 7-Zip. But you can make a donation
to support further development of 7-Zip.
The main features of 7-Zip
- High compression ratio in new 7z format with LZMA compression
- Supported formats:
- Packing / unpacking: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR
- Unpacking only: RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZH, CHM, MSI, WIM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB and NSIS
- For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
- Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats
- Self-extracting capability for 7z format
- Integration with Windows Shell
- Powerful File Manager
- Powerful command line version
- Plugin for FAR Manager
- Localizations for 69 languages
works in Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista. There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.
For more info go to the main site I posted at the top of this thread. I figured this would be useful for anyone that does not have a .zip program or doesn't know how to use one. This is also good for anyone that wants to post their themes on Pinstack but don't have a zip program to do it. Well, enjoy!