GPU archiver with high compression ratio

7-Zip (32-bit)

7-Zip (32-bit)

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  • Latest Version

    7-Zip 23.01 (32-bit) LATEST

  • Review by

    Michael Reynolds

  • Operating System

    Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

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  • Author / Product

    Igor Pavlov / External Link

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7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio. With these tools, you can easily send large quantities of information or open compressed files you receive without hassle. The app 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. You can use 7-Zip 32bit on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization.

Compression ratio results are very dependent upon the data used for the tests. Usually, It compresses to 7z format 30-70% better than to zip format. And the app compresses to zip format 2-10% better than most of the other zip compatible programs.

Features and Highlights
  • High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression.
  • Supported packing/unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
  • Supported unpacking: ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR, and Z.
  • For ZIP and GZIP formats, It 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 87 languages.

WinRAR: Known for its high compression ratios and support for various formats, WinRAR is a paid alternative that offers a free trial.

PeaZip: This open-source compression tool supports numerous formats and features a user-friendly interface.

WinZip: A commercial software with a long history, WinZip provides a user-friendly experience and cloud integration.

Bandizip: Bandizip is a lightweight and free compression tool known for its speed and efficient compression.

PowerArchiver: This paid software offers advanced features like FTP integration and disk burning capabilities.

System Requirements

The software is designed to run on Windows operating systems. The software is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows, making it accessible to a wide range of users.

It works in Windows 11 / 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP and more.

  • Completely free and open source.
  • Excellent compression ratios.
  • Supports a wide range of archive formats.
  • User-friendly interface with context menu integration.
  • Strong encryption and password protection.
  • Command-line support for advanced users.
  • Lightweight and doesn't consume significant system resources.
  • Limited to Windows OS.
  • Lacks some advanced features found in paid alternatives.
  • User interface may feel dated to some users.
Also Available: 7-Zip (64-bit)

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What's new in this version:

- The page "Language" in 7-Zip's menu Tools/Options now shows information about selected translation, including the number of translated lines
- Some bugs were fixed