7-Zip is a archiving and file compression software. Only professionals have knowledge on the software. There are many file compression tools available online and the most famous among them is WinZip and WinRAR. 7-zip is the choice for few users and have not gained much attraction and popularity. 7-Zip is free and has the small compressions compared to other tools. The main drawback of the tool is that many of the users are unaware of the tool until the tool is introduced to them. The users do not know to use the 7-Zip and merits of the software.
The software has the better compression ratio. The compression is high for both GZIP and Zip. The compression ratio is between 2-10% high which is better than the other tools. Zip has gained it’s popularity due to its appeal and high efficiency in compression.
The users will get surprised with the ease and simplicity of the tool after launching and installing the 7-Zip. The tool is simple and the users can navigate easily with the user interface. The users have to follow certain steps for downloading the program. The users can visit the 7-Zip home page and can choose the options that they are willing to download. The users can choose the version required and can click on the download button. The users can see a new window where the users required to select the directory to save the program. The users have to click on the install button. After the program is installed click on the finish button. The users can use this link to download the program: https://www.7-zip.org/
The Zip will have certain features which is more useful and can be used by the users. The Extract button allow the users to accept or browse for the default destination path for the file easily. The view menu contains the folder history and the favorite menu which allows the users to save many folders. Zip integrates with the Windows explorer and provide drag and drop feature. It is possible to switch between the single and dual pane view.
The main purpose of the 7-Zip is to compress and extract the files. The users can perform the task by opening the 7-Zip file manager. The users have to identify the file that needs to be compressed and then click Add which finds the file that need to be compressed. In the following step Add to Archive window will pop-up and the users have to ensure that the Archive format is set to zip. Once it is done the users have to click on the OK button. 7-zip will process the file and compress it to the Zip file that is located in the same destination.