Open, View, Extract, Create the ZIP file and archives: WinZIP Alternative

Description of 7-Zip archive packer and extractor

  • Open, browse, view and extract ZIP archive files.
  • Encrypt files with password.
  • Create self-extract archives.
  • Unpack and decrypt 128-bit and 256-bit key AES-encrypted files (Rijndael cryptographic algorithm, Advanced Encryption Standard).
  • Unpack Deflate64 method (enhanced deflate compression method, provides greater compression and reduces the size of your Zip files).
  • Unpack large archives (Zip64) with size over 4GB.
  • Create multi-volume archives.
  • All archives supported by Altap Salamander: ZIP, J, RAR, ARJ, LZH, LHA, LZS, PAK, TAR, TGZ, GZ, TBZ, BZ, BZ2, RPM, CPIO, TAZ, Z, CAB, EML, B64, UUE, XXE, HQX, NTX, CNM, UC2, and 7Z.

Creating ZIP archive with ZIP packer plugin

Creating ZIP archive with ZIP packer plugin
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How to open and extract ZIP archive?

  • Download and install Altap Salamander 4.0 File Manager.
  • Focus ZIP archive in Altap Salamander panel.
  • Double-click it or press Enter to open archive.
  • Select desired files and directories using the Insert key or using mouse.
  • View files using F3 key or Extract file to another panel using F5 key.

How to pack or create ZIP files?

  • Select desired files and directories using the Insert key or using mouse.
  • From the Files menu choose the Pack (Alt+F5) command.
  • In the Pack dialog box choose the ZIP plugin.
  • For more details see Create New Archive in Altap Salamander Help.

Why choose Altap Salamander as file manager?

  • All-in-one solution.
  • Unified design and control.
  • Intuitive and effective interface.
  • Power user functionality, short learning curve.
  • Keyboard and mouse shortcuts for most commands.
  • High quality software with emphasis on error states.
  • Superior quality with emphasis on safety of your files during error states.

File manager Altap Salamander in a nutshell

  • Altap Salamander is a native Windows application with modern and clean design.
  • Using graphic instead of text mode brings easy to use and powerful user interface.
  • Well-established shortcuts from Norton Commander and Windows.
  • Drag&Drop support, mouse shortcuts for most frequent commands.
  • Handy support for clipboard: you can copy file name with full path on clipboard.
  • Quick search is really quick: just start typing the name of file you are looking for.
  • Advanced Select/Unselect commands including Save and Load Selection.
  • Operations are started on background; you needn't wait until operation is finished.
  • Thumbnails view mode for digital camera users, graphic designers, web masters, etc.
  • PictView viewer for more than 40 bitmap file formats.
  • Fast text and binary viewer with hexadecimal and ASCII modes. Large files over 4GB supported.
  • Support for Regular Expressions in viewers and Find. Wildcards for easy filenames selecting.
  • Database viewer for DBF and CSV files, Multimedia viewer for MP3, OGG or STM files.
  • Portable Executable viewer will say you all about EXE or DLL files.
  • With Internet Explorer viewer you can quickly display your HTML file.
  • Well-arranged Find dialog with many find options including searching for duplicates.
  • Make File List command allows you export files and directories listings to text file.
  • List of shared directories with option to stop sharing.
  • Changing file and directory names to lower, upper or mixed case.
  • Converting end of line (EOL) characters between Windows, MAC and UNIX.
  • Changing coding of text files (CP1250, CP852, KOI-8, Kamenicti, EBCDIC, etc.).
  • List of recently opened files and working directories for easier access.
  • Comparing directory trees by name, date, time, attributes, or by content.
  • Internal support for most major archives: ZIP, RAR, ARJ, LZH, LHA, LZS, 7-ZIP, TAR, TGZ, BZ, BZ2, RPM, CPIO, Z, PK3, JAR, and Microsoft CAB.
  • Possibility to make self-extracting archives with custom icons, texts and behavior.
  • Open CD or DVD ISO image files, browse all sessions, view and extract contained files.
  • Open and extract MIME/Base64 email messages. yEncode and BinHex decoder.
  • Open and browse Outlook Express DBX archives, save email attachments.
  • User friendly configuration. All options are accessible from dialog boxes or menu.
  • Open plugin architecture to enable third-party plugins and extensions.
  • Advanced file comparator for text and binary files will display differences.
  • Advanced batch renamer for easy renaming of your files and directories.
  • FTP Search for searching on FTP servers.
  • Registry editor for browsing, viewing, and editing of your Windows Registry.
  • Support for splitting and combining files.
  • WinSCP plugin based on famous SFTP and SCP client.
  • FTP client with clever non-blocking design allows postpone solving of errors.
  • Checksum plugin will calculate and verify CRC32 (SFV) and MD5 file checksums.
  • Files encryption and decryption using strong encryption algorithms: AES (Rijndael), Blowfish, and TripleDES in either ECB or CBC mode.
  • Open FAT 12, 16, or 32 disk image, browse directories and view or extract required files.
  • Undelete plugin for recovering deleted files from your FAT or NTFS partitions.
  • Windows Mobile plugin for accessing Pocket PC, Pocket PC Phone Edition, Smartphone, and Windows CE devices from Altap Salamander.
  • And much much more... download Altap Salamander 4.0 and try it yourself.