Editors' reviewIts wide range of formats and functions help PowerArchiver compete in a category dominated by WinZip. The archive utility supports a large number of compression formats, including the new 7-Zip format, which offers extremely high compression ratios. You also can encrypt your archives using one of five secure algorithms. The program works swiftly and reliably. The configuration menu lets you customize almost every feature, including a password manager for encrypted archives, a self-extracting wizard, and an autobackup tool. The batch ZIP tool compresses hundreds of files in one shot, and the multi-extract tool unpacks hundreds of archives at once. The program now supports unlimited-size ZIP archives. Anyone who needs to work with archive files will find PowerArchiver a versatile, affordable alternative.
PowerArchiver is an archive utility that provides support for most compressed and encoded files, as well as access to many powerful features and tools through an easy-to-use interface that seamlessly integrates with Windows Explorer. PowerArchiver natively supports ZIP, 7-Zip, CAB, LHA (LZH), TAR, TAR.GZ, TAR.BZ2, BH, RAR, ARJ, ARC, ACE, ZOO, GZ, BZIP2, XXE, MIME, UUE, and YENC file formats, with compression profiles that store frequently used compression settings.
PowerArchiver creates and works with unlimited-size ZIP archives and features enhanced 7-Zip support to offer the highest compression ratios. Encrypt your archives using five methods, including 256-bit AES, and store your frequently used passwords. Back up your work with PA Backup Express and FTP support, and create powerful self-extracting (SFX) archives. Version 9.26 resolves a possible security issue and fixes minor bugs.