7-Zip 15.12 release

7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.

Download 7-Zip 15.12 (2015-11-19) for Windows:

Link Type Windows Size
Download .exe 32-bit x86 1 MB
Download .exe 64-bit x64 1 MB

changelog:

HISTORY of the 7-Zip
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15.12          2015-11-19
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- The release version.


15.11 beta     2015-11-14
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- Some bugs were fixed.


15.10 beta     2015-11-01
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- The BUG in 9.21 - 15.09 was fixed:
  7-Zip could ignore some parameters, specified for archive creation operation
  for gzip and bzip2 formats in "Add to Archive" window and in command line 
  version (-m switch).
- Some bugs were fixed.

License

7-Zip 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.

The main features of 7-Zip

 

 

  • High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression

 

 

  • Supported formats:

 

 

 

  • Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM

 

 

  • Unpacking only: 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.

 

 

 

  • 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 87 languages

 

 

7-Zip works in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2012 / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT.

There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.

On 7-Zip’s SourceForge Page

you can find a forum, bug reports, and feature request systems.

Source: http://www.7-zip.org/

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