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Computers: Algorithms: Compression
Computers: Data Formats: Compression
Computers: Software: Shareware: Windows: Utilities: Compression and Zip Files
Other unzip tools:
Aladdin Systems - Developer and publisher of the StuffIt compression product line for Macintosh and Windows, and other internet utilities.
Archive Comparison Test - This site compares the many different compression algorithms compression performance against each other on a standardized set of data files. Most of the formats reviewed are programs that are in development/research (which will probably not become part of commercial products). A number of the compared programs are available to end users, however.
ARJ Software - ARJ is a DOS/Windows command line archiver which has been around for a long while. It has a huge amount of options including version management, multi volume support and self extracting archives.
The Art Of Lossless Data Compression - Results of tests performed to compare lossless compression of various data by all known good enough programs. Descriptions of test terms and files. Links to related programs, and pages.
Automatic File Archiver by JSPayne - Archive and editor with an edit then save interface. Easy to use automatic archiving and backup of recently modified files 5-15 seconds. Many settings to customize program operation. Create self-extracting archives.
BitArts - Crunch - Compress and encrypt any 32-bit executable, OCX, DLL or Screensaver by up to 70percent using the world's most powerful PE compressor.
BitZipper - Bitberry Software produces a low-cost Windows compression tool supporting 15 archive formats. Features include easy backups, Windows Explorer-like interface, easy to use Wizards, and advanced search capability and a lot of other features.
The Bzip2 and Libbzip2 - A command line application and a library for the .bz2 file format. It typically has superior compression compared to .gz or .zip, but takes more CPU performance to (de) compress
CAM Development - CAM UnZip - Free zip file utility, which allows you to quickly, open, create, and modify ZIP archives. In addition, CAM Unzip supports password protection, and can run an archive's Setup file automatically after it is unzipped.
Compression Page - Personal listing of the latest versions of compression and decompression programs for download. Also includes information about the programs.
Crusher data compression toolkit - Cross-platform compression for C/C++ and Visual Basic. Crusher supports Linux, Unix, Windows, DOS, OS/2, Macintosh, and embedded systems. Full C source code is included.
Data Compression Solutions - Makers of highly optimized zip compression tools. Products include: BigSpeed Zipper a versatile zip compression utility with unusual features, BigSpeed Zip OCX a fast zip compression ActiveX control, and BigSpeed Zip DLL a fast and small 32-bit zip compression library.
Easy Zip Website - Free compression utility tailored to meet the demands of a busy Internet user. Right from fixing corrupted zip files while downloading to creating 32-bit self-extracting archives that support the Microsoft Authenticode technology.
Info-ZIP - A distinct Internet-based workgroup that has designed Zip, a highly portable version of the popular compression program, and UnZip, an expander of zip archives.
Inner Media - Maker of DynaZIP and Active Delivery zip and unzip data compression component libraries. Active Server Page (ASP) compatible, with ActiveX, DLL, VCL, OCX, VBX and other interfaces.
Official RAR archiver site - Downloads, Support, Tips, Tricks and Tools. The RAR format, like the other newer formats (bZip, SIT, etc.) compresses files better than the popular, but older Zip algorithm.
Pkware - Develops and markets award-winning compression tools and utilities for both the developer and consumer markets. Products available through distributors and dealers in the US and internationally.
PowerArchiver - A full-featured free archive manager program provides complete support for ZIP archives, as well as support for ARJ, ARC, ACE, BH, CAB, GZ, LHA, TAR, ZOO, XXE and UUE formats.
PowerZip - Shareware compression utility for Windows, which supports a wide variety of archives of, compressed files. Other features include multiple-disk spanning, encryption, password protection, and support for extracting multiple files in a single operation.
Quick Zip - Free zip compression utility for Windows, create, extract, and testing for all kinds of zip archive.
1st Choice Zip - Looks and feels just like Windows Explorer, except you can also transfer files to and from Zip Archives. Download a fully-functional evaluation copy for free.
1StepUnzip - Easy to use shareware tool for unzipping and installing your downloaded Internet files.
TurboZIP - A fast and powerful ZIP file manager with a number of unique features. Total archive and email manager, with auto backup and command line options. Supports viewing, printing and searching files within archives. Download a 30-day trial.
Unziplify - TabDown Enterprises - Free software for Windows, a one-click method of extracting an entire folder of ZIP archives or select to have the archives extracted into a single sub-folder, or a separate sub-folder for each ZIP archive.
USENET Compression FAQ - This URL takes you to a compression FAQ that explains compression to technical people as well as describing the various programs, and what they do to users.
WinAce - Relative new though already used on many sites. When compared to WinZip the most important advantage of WinAce is better compression.
WinZip - WinZip is a windows data compression utility that focuses on the Zip data compression format for windows users. It took the lead from PKZIP when windows was introduced.
WIS Technologies, Inc - Developing and marketing compression technologies for audio, video and images by using wavelet, multirate DSP and WIS innovations. Demo of images compressed with WIS wavelet techniques and audio streams compressed with WISmp3.
Xceed Software Inc. - Makers of Zip and Unzip data compression controls for Windows developers that use ActiveX, OCX, VBX and DLLs.
XMill - Compressor for XML data, available as source code and binaries for Windows and Linux. [Freeware]
XmlZip - XML compression tool that provides specific node-level compression and decompression of XML files.
x-PRESS - Delivers cross-platform data compression for data transfer, archiving, and retrieval.Part of the CoSORT family of sort and data manipulation solutions.
7-Zip - Command-line and Windows shell utility for manipulating ZIP archives. Supported formats: ZIP, CAB, RAR, GZIP and TAR.
ZipALot - Takes all the ZIP archives from one directory and extracts them to another one, allows you to handle more than one ZIP archive at once. Free open-source software for Win32.
Zvet File Compression - File compression and zipping shareware utility for Windows designed to perform a wide range of tasks, from opening ZIP archives straight from the Internet to creating complex ZIP archives with the "List File Editor."
Zzip - A new compression tool still under development it can compress files with a very high compression ratio. Compression algorithm is based on the Burrows-Wheeler Transform Method. Released under the GNU LGPL.