About

7-Zip is an open-source file archive manager with a high compression ratio.

This free-to-use software program is ideal for packing or unpacking 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR files.

7-Zip also supports the extraction of the following archive types :ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, DEB, DMG, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MSI, NSIS, RAR, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR and Z..

Additionally, 7-Zip offers many advanced features that cannot be found in equivalent commercial software. This includes several different encryption methods,  used as a file manager, unpack corrupted archives, and produce self extracting archives.

Windows version : 9.20

Support Level : None

How do I get it?

Staff :

7-Zip is a free-to-use software program provided by http://www.7-zip.org/

Student :

7-Zip is a free-to-use software program provided by http://www.7-zip.org/

Licence Agreement / Costs

Type : Please see vendor for further details.

End Date : Please see vendor for further details.

Licence Details :

7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license. The unRAR code is under a mixed license: GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions.

For further information, please view the  7-Zip license.

Usage :

This software can be used on any computer, including a computer in an educational  or commercial organisation.

No registration or payment to use the software is required.

Personal Licence : Not applicable

Help

 If you have any problems downloading or installing this software, please contact help@strath.ac.uk

Where can I find out more information about 7-Zip?
A huge variety of information is available, including overviews, and FAQs are available on the 7-Zip home pages.

Training

The Development & Training Resource Centre has a wealth of online training resources including video tutorials, tutor-led material, self-study material and links to external best practice sites. Follow the link(s) below for more information:

7-Zip

 

 

Who is it for?

Staff :

Free to download from external supplier


Student :

Free to download from external supplier

System Requirements

Minimum Operating system
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Windows Me
Windows 2000
Windows NT 4.0
Windows NT 3.5
Windows Vista x64
Windows XP x64
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10