WIM to 7Z - Convert archive online
|#||Output File||Source File||Action|
1. Click "Choose Files" button to select multiple files 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 batch 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.
WIM vs 7Z:
|Full name||Windows Imaging Format||7z Archive|
|File extension||.wim .swm||.7z|
|Developed by||Microsoft||Igor Pavlov|
|Type of format||Disk image||Data compression|
|Introduction||The Windows Imaging Format (WIM) is a file-based disk image format. It was developed by Microsoft to help deploy Windows Vista and subsequent versions of Windows operating system family, as well as Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs.||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.|
|Technical details||Like other disk image formats, a WIM file contains a set of files and associated filesystem metadata. However, unlike sector-based formats (such as ISO or VHD), WIM is file-based: The fundamental unit of information in a WIM is a file.||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.|
|Associated programs||ImageX, 7-Zip.||7-Zip|
|Wikipedia||WIM on Wikipedia||7Z on Wikipedia|