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7-Zip 24.03 Beta [Update]


7-Zip is a open source file archiver with a high compression ratio. The program supports 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP, WIM, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR, Z. 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 are:

  • High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA compression
  • Compression ratio for ZIP and GZIP formats: 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 74 languages

What's new in 7-Zip 24.03:

  • 7-Zip now can use new RISCV filter for compression to 7z and xz archives.
  • RISCV filter can increase compression ratio for data containing executable files compiled for RISC-V architecture.
  • The speed for LZMA and LZMA2 decompression in ARM64 version for Windows was increased by 20%-60%.
  • 7-Zip GUI and 7-Zip File Manager can ask user permission to unpack RAR archives that require big amount of memory, if the dictionary size in RAR archive is larger than 4 GB.
  • new switch -smemx{size}g : to set allowed memory usage limit for RAR archive unpacking.
  • RAR archives can use dictionary up 64 GB. Default allowed limit for RAR unpacking is 4 GB.
  • 7zg.exe (7-Zip GUI): -y switch disables user requests and messages.
  • 7-Zip shows hash methods XXH64 and BLAKE2sp in context menu.
  • -slmu switch : to show timestamps as UTC instead of LOCAL TIME.
  • -slsl switch : in console 7-Zip for Windows : to show file paths with
  • linux path separator slash '/' instead of backslash separator '\'.
  • 7-Zip supports .sha256 files that use backslash path separator '\'.
  • Some bugs were fixed.
  • the bug in 7-Zip 24.02 was fixed: it couldn't open ISO archives.

Download: 7-Zip 24.03 (64-bit) | 1.5 MB (Open Source)
Download: 7-Zip 24.03 (32-bit) | 1.2 MB
Download: 7-Zip 24.03 (ARM64) | 1.4 MB
View: 7-Zip Website | Release Announcement

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