What is 7-Zip?


Quick Answer

7-Zip is an open source utility application used to����decompress and compress files. The application can be used for free on any computer, including those in commercial organizations. No registration is required to use 7-Zip.

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By default, 7-Zip makes 7z format compressed files with a .7z file suffix. 7-Zip can be used as an alternative to other file archivers like WinRAR and WinZip. It has the ability to self-extract for 7z format. It can also be integrated with Windows Shell. 7-Zip's versatile file manager has a plugin for FAR Manager and support for 79 languages. Compressing files on a computer utilizes storage space and makes it easier to manage and send multiple files.

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