|| ||Giorgio Tani <giorgiotani-AT-interfree.it>|
|| ||kde-announce-apps <kde-announce-apps-AT-kde.org>|
|| ||PeaZip 1.9|
|| ||Mon, 13 Aug 2007 11:16:59 +0200|
Type: KDE Archiving/Backup
PeaZip is an open source portable file archiver,
released under LGPL for Windows and Linux.
It supports its native PEA archive format
(featuring compression, splitting and flexible
authenticated encryption and integrity check
schemes) and other mainstream formats, with
especial focus on handling open formats:
Full support: 7Z, 7Z-sfx, BZip2, GZip/TGZ, PAQ8F,
PAQ8JD, PAQ8L, PEA, QUAD, split (.001), TAR, ZIP;
Browse/extract support: ACE, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO,
ISO, Java archives (JAR, EAR, WAR), Linux
installers (DEB, PET/PUP, RPM, SLP), LHA, LZH,
Open Office file types, PAK/PK3/PK4, RAR, Windows
installers (NSIS, some MSI), WIM, XPI, Z/TZ
Compression only: Strip/UPX for executables
PeaZip allows to browse archives in navigational
or flat mode, to apply multiple inclusion and
exclusion filters to archives, to extract multiple
archives at once.
While defining objects to be archived, PeaZip can
save, restore and edit archiveâs layout, and to
fine tune archiving, compression and encryption
options for supported formats; multiple files and
dirs can be added to a single archive or even to
separate archives at once.
Default output path may be defined both for
extraction or archiving operations, which may be
overridden for a single session or for a single
Both for extraction and archiving operations the
program allows to save job definition as command
line (for learning or scripting purpose) and to
have a detailed job log after each operation.
Aside as an archiving/compression software, PeaZip
can be used to split/merge files in multiple
volumes, to compress executables with split/UPX
and to generate random passwords and keyfiles.
PeaZip's most used functions are also available in
SendTo and context menu (Windows) and as .desktop
files for contextual menus (Linux versions).
The interface is customisable for opacity, some
colors, and icons.
2007 08 10
Release 1.9 introduces several updates, new
functions and interface enhancements over 1.8
series, based on feedback collected on previous
1.8 release series, featuring a substantially
renewed user interface driven to a cleaner design
and better usability.
The layout composer and the archive browser were
improved, introducing multiple selection, AZ/ZA
sorting, better designed popup menus, options
organized in a tabs, archive browsing navigation
bar, recent archive's history and many other under
the hood usability improvements; see change log on
project's website for a detailed description.
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