If you compare the stats , the same file can be encoded with a 140 % savings over the ZIP format , which is an impressive statistic . 7 - Zip supports many other archive formats , including ZIP , RAR , TAR and more . You also can encrypt your archive with encryption so that only users with the right password can extract the content .
Here are the main features of 7 - Zip :
High compression ratio in new 7z format with LZMA compression
Supported packing / unpacking formats : 7z , ZIP , GZIP , BZIP2 and TAR
Supported formats for unpacking only : ARJ , CAB , CHM , CPIO , DEB , DMG , HFS , ISO , LZH , LZMA , MSI , NSIS , RAR , RPM , UDF , WIM , XAR and Z.
Compression ratio for ZIP and GZIP formats : 2-10 % better than 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
Localization for 74 languages
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