PowerArchiver is a professional compression utility, easy to use and filled with features. PowerArchiver offers superior ZIP and ZIPX format support compared to other archivers. It is only zipper that is fully compatible with WinZip and SecureZip. It supports multicore compression, by using unlimited cores, increasing your compression speed between 2x and 16x compared to other zippers. It is the fastest RAR extractor on the market beating official WinRar between 10% and 30%. Fully supports new RAR 5.x format. Read and write support for ZIP, RAR, ZIPX, 7-ZIP, CAB, PGP, TAR, GZIP, BZIP2, ISO (ISO9660 and UDF), BH, LHA (LZH), XXE, UUE, yENC, and MIME (Base 64). Read and extract support for: RAR (5.x), ARJ, ARC, ACE, MSI, NSIS, CHM, DMG, RPM, CPIO, VHD, XAR, LZMA, SquashFS, CramFS, ZOO, WIM. PowerArchiver AES encryption is FIPS 140-2 certified for government use. It is only zipper to support Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) and UAC elevation, which makes it possible to zip any file on your computer, even databases or Outlook PST files that are in use. Password Policies allow setup of a minimum password policy/rule, to force your to enter passwords with proper length and mix of characters. File Wiping wipes your temporary files by using DoD 5220.22-M suggested methods for clearing and sanitizing information on writable media. Setup Password Profiles which you can select them from a dropdown menu during password entry, saving time. New is Encryption Suite with full OpenPGP support as well as Cloud browser that supports Dropbox, Amazon S3, SkyDrive, Google Drive, Box.Net and Azure. Encryption Suite makes it easy to encrypt and decrypt hundreds of files at the same time. RAR Integration - If you have WinRAR installed, PowerArchiver will let you compress to RAR 4/5. Other features include Backup, Burner, Secure FTP, Convert, Encode, Repair, Batch Extract, Batch ZIP, SFX Tool, Merge Tool, Compression Profiles, Preview, Skins, Ribbon interface and much much more.
What's new in this version:
Version 2015 features PowerArchiver Mini which brings PowerArchiver functionality to Windows Explorer Preview window. You can not only preview your archives in any Windows Explorer window, but you can also open individual files and extract archive to desired place, all through Windows Explorer Preview window and without opening PowerArchiver.