7-Zip is the leading open-source file compression software that is capable of providing you with incredibly fast compression speeds, high compression ratios, user-friendly options/interface and much much more. 7-Zip runs on Windows and includes both a GUI interface and a command line interface. 7-Zip is the winner for its superior speed, support for multiple archiving formats and commercial utilities.
7zip 9.2.0, Win x86 (1 MB) | 7zip Win x64 (1 MB)
7zip is the best free file compression utility for Windows. You can install 7zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization and you don’t need to register or pay for 7zip. You can work with 7zip either by using its user friendly interface or the command line interface which adds more flexibility to those that know how to use it. 7zip does everything you want a file compression software to do, the way you want it to.
Easy to Use
With it’s light and simple interface you don’t need to be a computer expert to use it, anybody can start working with 7zip right away. 7zip is widely supported on the Windows platform, it will work with Windows 7 / Vista / XP / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT / ME / and Windows 98 in a bug/glitch-free environment. You don’t need to sign up or register anything to start using 7zip. All you have to do is to download and install the program.
And it’s Free!
Since 7zip is an open-source application, it can be used free of any license fees. You can download, install and redistribute it as much as you want. It is free for private use, commercial use, public use, etc. If you would like to contribute to the development of 7zip, please visit our sourceforge page where you can find current projects in development. Are you ready to install 7zip? Click the download button above!
7-Zip is a free file archive utility that allows you to unpack and extract a wide array of formats such as ZIP, RAR, GZIP, 7z, RPM, MSI, ISO, CAB, DMG, VHD, WIM, TAR and more. 7-Zip is one of the most popular and favorite file archivers out there. The default file format used by our software is 7z. 7-Zip is an open source program where most of its source code is licensed under GNU LGPL license. The only exception is the unRAR code which is under a mixed license: GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions. You can install 7-Zip in almost any Windows machine including Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. The command line version is also available for Linux/Unix.
The main features of 7-Zip include: high compression ratios in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression, packing/unpacking functions and a strong AES-256 encryption. Our software has self-extracting capabilities for the 7z format and provides a compression ratios for ZIP and GZIP formats that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip or WinZip.
- 1) For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
- 2) High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression
- 3) Light-weight software and doesn’t take much memory of your system.
- 4) Localizations for 79 languages
- 5) Plugin for FAR Manager
- 6) Powerful command line version
- 7) Powerful File Manager
- 8) Self-extracting capability for 7z format
- 9) Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats
- 10) Supported formats for packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
- 11) Supported formats for unpacking only: 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
7-Zip can be downloaded for both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows OS. The latest version available of 7-Zip is 9.20 and a beta version 9.22 is also available for testing. Also available is another alpha version 9.23.