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What is 7-Zip?

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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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