Convert archive files online
|#||Output File||Source File||Action|
1. Click "Choose File" button to select a file on your computer. You can also click the dropdown button to choose online file from URL, Google Drive or Dropbox. The source archive format can be 7Z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP, AR, ARJ, CAB, DMG, ISO, LZH, RAR, RPM, VDI, VHD, WIM, XAR and Z.
3. Click "Convert Now!" button to start conversion. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to online storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
Compare 7Z with ZIP:
|Full name||7z Archive||ZIP Archive|
|File extension||.7z||.zip, .zipx|
|Developed by||Igor Pavlov||Phil Katz, PKWARE, Inc.|
|Type of format||Data compression||Data compression|
|Introduction||7z is a compressed archive file format that supports several different data compression, encryption and pre-processing algorithms. The 7z format initially appeared as implemented by the 7-Zip archiver. The 7-Zip program is publicly available under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License.||ZIP is an archive file format that supports lossless data compression. A .ZIP file may contain one or more files or directories that may have been compressed. The .ZIP file format permits a number of compression algorithms, though DEFLATE is the most common.|
|Technical details||The main features of 7z format: Open architecture, High compression ratio, Strong AES-256 encryption, Ability of using any compression, conversion or encryption method, Supporting files with sizes up to 16000000000 GB, Unicode file names, Solid compressing, Archive headers compressing.||ZIP files are archives that store multiple files. .ZIP allows contained files to be compressed using many different methods, as well as simply storing a file without compressing it. Each file is stored separately, allowing different files in the same archive to be compressed using different methods.|
|Associated programs||7-Zip||Microsoft Windows, WinZip, WinRAR, IZarc, Info-ZIP, 7-Zip, PeaZip, B1 Free Archiver, DotNetZip.|
|Wiki||7Z on Wikipedia||ZIP on Wikipedia|