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7-Zip Latest Updates

7-Zip Latest Updates

7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio. The software is free and open-source, with a large userbase. It is a cross-platform application that can be used on many operating systems, including Windows, macOS, Unix-like systems, and the most common Linux distributions.

7-Zip has released a new 19.00 update with the latest features and fixes.

Format Changes:

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting DMS files.

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting JAR files.

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting EXE files.

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting RAR files.

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting ZIP files.

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting TAR files.

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting UDF files.

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting XAR files.

- The context menu now supports opening and extracting DMS files.

- The context menu now supports opening and extracting JAR files.

- The context menu now supports opening and extracting EXE files.

- The context menu now supports opening and extracting RAR files.

- The context menu now supports opening and extracting ZIP files.

- The context menu now supports opening and extracting TAR files.

- The context menu now supports opening and extracting UDF files.

- The context menu now supports opening and extracting XAR files.

Fixes:

- The 7-Zip window now always retains its size and position.

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting RAR files with encrypted headers that are not encrypted with a standard password.

- 7-Zip now supports opening and extracting ZIP files with encrypted headers that are not encrypted with a standard password.

- The 7-Zip installer now does not allow installation on top of an existing installation.

06 Apr 2021