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PIM Archiver

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    May 07, 2007
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Editors' Review


This application adds nothing but another compression method to an already overcrowded genre. PIM Archiver's dialog-style interface window uses simple function pull-down menus and a single drag-and-drop function. Without any instructions, this app expects users to be familiar with archiving functions.

In addition to compressing files to its own format, PIM will decompress QUAD, ZIP, and Quake archives. We weren't impressed with PIM's compression rate or limited compression methods. Neither were we impressed with PIM's operation. PIM compresses folders, but otherwise will not allow more than one file in an archive. Most tools in the genre allow users to add files from any folder to a new archive. Nor can users create an archive by dragging and dropping files to the interface. Users can only drag-and-drop a PIM archive to the interface to decompress it.

Attempt to open the wrong file format and PIM Archiver displays a simple notification and closes. Even as freeware, PIM Archiver isn't worth the time or trouble for any level user.

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3 stars

"An "Ok" program, but needs a decent "Help" file, even one paragraph would help."

June 20, 2007  |  By Adam A. Wanderer

 |  Version: PIM Archiver 1.5


Small, simple.


The novice user might have a problem with this program without a good "Help" file.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.5
This version is the first release on CNET
Publisher Encode
Publisher web site
Release Date May 07, 2007
Date Added May 07, 2007
Version 1.5
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 412.55KB
File Name pim.exe
Total Downloads 4,196
Downloads Last Week 2
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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