WinRAR 5.40 Beta 4 recently released, is an archiving utility that completely supports RAR and ZIP archives and is able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. WinRAR offers the ability to create self extracting and multi volume archives. With recovery record and recovery volumes, you can reconstruct even physically damaged archives. WinRAR 5.40 Beta 4 changelog Bugs fixed: if ZIP archive contained an archive comment shorter than 24 characters, the comment page was not displayed in archive properties in Windows Explorer; ‘WinRAR x *.
PeaZip 6.0.1 recently released, is a free cross platform, portable file compression utility and file manager. This latest release comes with new themes and a major code cleanup, while IDE was updated to Lazarus 1.6 / FPC 3 in order to provide full Unicode compliance to the application. A total of 188 file extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. PeaZip 6.0.1 changelog Backend Pea 0.54, implementing new PEA file format specifications 1.
WinRAR 5.30 Beta 6 recently released, is an archiving utility that completely supports RAR and ZIP archives and is able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. It consistently makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs. WinRAR offers you the benefit of industry strength archive encryption using AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) with a key of 128 bits. It supports files and archives up to 8,589 billion gigabytes in size.
Dzip 2.9 which was release quite a while ago, is a program for file compression. It’s advantage over more popular compression software is in the size of the program, easily fitting on a floppy disk. It performs just as good as the competition, or slightly better, on average, both in compression ratio and time. Dzip has full integration with the Windows shell. You can drag files into the Dzip window to add them to a .
7-Zip is a file achiever application which has ability to archives file with very high compression ratios, 7-zip was that originally design for windows but you can use it in Ubuntu now, 7zip also have own achieve format that known as 7z. p7zip is the Unix command-line port of 7-Zip, p7zip-full provides utilities to pack and unpack 7z archives within a shell or using a GUI through nautilus. p7zip support following archive format : Packing / Unpacking : 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, XZ and TAR Unpacking only : APM, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, LZMA2, MBR, MSI, MSLZ, NSIS, NTFS, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR and Z.