Archive formats

2017-07-29T09:29:31+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true The Unarchiver, 7-Zip, Dar (disk archiver), RPM Package Manager, Xz, FreeArc, Lzip, Bzip2, Tar (computing), Gzip, JAR (software), Ark (software), Lzop, Disk image, Listaller, Portable Network Graphics, Snappy (compression), SQX, IPSW, ZPAQ, StuffIt, Autopackage flashcards Archive formats
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  • The Unarchiver
    The Unarchiver is a free data decompression utility, which supports more formats than Archive Utility (formerly known as BOMArchiveHelper), the built-in archive unpacker program in OS X.
  • 7-Zip
    7-Zip is an open-source file archiver, an application used primarily to compress files.
  • Dar (disk archiver)
    dar (disk archive) is a computer program, a command-line archiving tool intended as a replacement for tar in Unix-like operating systems.
  • RPM Package Manager
    RPM Package Manager (RPM) (originally Red Hat Package Manager; now a recursive acronym) is a package management system.
  • Xz
    xz is a lossless data compression program and file format which incorporates the LZMA/LZMA2 compression algorithms.
  • FreeArc
    FreeArc is a free and open source file archiver developed by Bulat Ziganshin.
  • Lzip
    lzip is a free, command-line tool for the compression of data; it employs the Lempel–Ziv–Markov chain algorithm (LZMA) with a user interface that is familiar to users of usual Unix compression tools, such as gzip and bzip2.
  • Bzip2
    bzip2 is a free and open-source file compression program that uses the Burrows–Wheeler algorithm.
  • Tar (computing)
    In computing, tar is a computer software utility for collecting many files into one archive file, often referred to as a tarball, for distribution or backup purposes.
  • Gzip
    gzip is a file format and a software application used for file compression and decompression.
  • JAR (software)
    JAR is a tool for creating compressed file archives that use .
  • Ark (software)
    Ark is a file archiver and compressor developed by KDE and included in the KDE Applications software bundle.
  • Lzop
    lzop is a free software file compression tool which implements the LZO algorithm and is licensed under the GPL.
  • Disk image
    A Disk image, in computing, is a computer file containing the contents and structure of a disk volume or of an entire data storage device, such as a hard disk drive, tape drive, floppy disk, optical disc or USB flash drive.
  • Listaller
    Listaller is a free computer software installation system (similar to a package management system) aimed at making it simple to create a package that can be installed on all Linux distributions as well as providing tools and API to make software management on Linux more user-friendly.
  • Portable Network Graphics
    Portable Network Graphics (PNG /ˈpɪŋ/) is a raster graphics file format that supports lossless data compression.
  • Snappy (compression)
    Snappy (previously known as Zippy) is a fast data compression and decompression library written in C++ by Google based on ideas from LZ77 and open-sourced in 2011.
  • SQX
    The SQX-Archiver is an open and free data compression and archival format.
  • IPSW
    IPSW is a file format used in iTunes to install iOS firmware.
  • ZPAQ
    ZPAQ is an open source (GPL) command line archiver for Windows and Linux.
  • StuffIt
    StuffIt is a family of computer software utilities for archiving and compressing files.
  • Autopackage
    Autopackage was a free computer package management system aimed at making it simple to create a package that can be installed on all Linux distributions, created by Mike Hearn around 2002.