What’s new in this version
• It's become easier to create an archive. • Archive encryption is now enabled with one click only. • Dark and light theme support has been added. Redone all color palettes. • UI has been updated with Fluent design. • Added new hotkeys. • Now you can run multiple instances of the application. • Added the ability to open a viewer in a new window. It allows you to look through the images or listen to music without unpacking the archive. • 7-zip library updated. • The archive navigation has been improved. • SVG file support has been added to the built-in viewer. 06/26/2018 • Ability to Extract with the application from the Windows Explorer's context menu. 12/08/2017 • 7-Zip library was updated to version 16.04. 05/07/2017 • Creators Update support. • Extended Share contract feature, now you can easily: - send files from archive to the clipboard; - unpack compressed file simple by sending it to 8 Zip from any other app including Explorer; - unpack several archives at once; - compress files with Share from another app including Explorer; • Implemented auto update if you modified compressed document in external application. • Added option to turn on app window transparency (aka NEON). • Added compact overlay mode for image/audio/video viewer (aka Picture in picture). • Added equalizer to audio player. 04/14/2017 • The restoring of original time of files and folders during extraction was added.
- Create archives: zip, 7z, tar, gzip, bzip2, xz.
- Open and extract archives: rar, zip, 7z, zipx, iso, bzip2, gzip, tar, arj, cab.
- Built-in viewer and player.
- View images: jpeg, png, bmp, gif, tiff.
- Play music: mp3, wma, m4a, aac, wav, ac3.
- Watch video: avi, 3gp, wmv, mp4, m4v, mov, mkv.
- Open and view text documents: docx, doc, rtf, txt.
- Support for the latest archive formats: RAR5 and 7z.
- Various compression methods: Deflate, Deflate64, BZip, LZMA, PPMd.
- Create password-protected archives: 256-bit AES encryption.
- Ability to open encrypted files through Windows Hello and Microsoft Passport technology.
- Support for decompressing multivolume archives: zip, rar, 7z.
- Support for Drag&Drop technology.
- Support for SD cards.