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Does it work with ZIP and RAR archives?

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Does it work with ZIP and RAR archives? Or only with 7z?

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answered by (280 points)

Yes, 7zip can handle all the usual stuff - .zip and .rar archives included

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Supported formats:

Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.
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The 7-Zip application is the free alternative to WinRAR and WinZIP which means it's capable of opening the mentioned file formats. However, you can create ZIP files only as RAR isn't available.

This is the Add to Archive window:

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