Looking for a good ZIP program - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-13-2005, 10:59 AM   #11 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 160

WinRAR adds more options when you right-click a zip file like Extract files here & extract all files. I use it more than WinZip.

Gateway 506GR
CPU: Intel P4 Prescott 550 HT 3.4Ghz
MOBO: Intel D915GAG
RAM:1Gb (2x512) Samsung DDR400 PC3200 3,3,3,8
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM SATA 200GB
VGA: Diamond Stealth Radeon 9200SE
PSU: Thermaltake TR2 430W
Dan DeVille is offline  
Old 06-13-2005, 12:01 PM   #12 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 64

Originally posted by Dan DeVille
WinRAR adds more options when you right-click a zip file like Extract files here & extract all files. I use it more than WinZip.
Yeah, everyone is right. Winrar is probably the most simple and best because it is easy to use and supports most other compressions

<a href=\"http://realtechtalk.com\"><b>A Fresh Change - Free, Friendly Support For Beginners From Web Sites, Web Hosting, Domains etc.. and any other technology</b></a>
realtechtalk is offline  
Old 06-13-2005, 11:11 PM   #13 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 123

so am i the only one that uses alzip?
the drizzle is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 03:54 AM   #14 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 464
Send a message via AIM to Charbo Send a message via Yahoo to Charbo

also im not sure if this matters to some but its useful winrar can also read iso files to get files from them without mounting them or anything.
Charbo is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 04:09 AM   #15 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 1,291

winrar is better than winzip
Simon is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 10:44 AM   #16 (permalink)
Chillin Techie
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: USA
Posts: 11,861

How about winrar's ability to zip a 10 gig file. you could break it up in small chunks or in 1 large file
The Ultimate Hard Drive Utility PowerMax 4.23. (It now has the ability to clean a Boot Sector virus on the quick erase option.)
The best browser Netscape 8
Have you accidently delete something? Look here (trial. the better one) and here(free)
EricB is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 11:50 AM   #17 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 25

I use 7zip its free fast and efficient
TKE248 is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 09:34 PM   #18 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 332
Send a message via ICQ to gizmo90

I use WINACE http://www.winace.com/ I like it a lot!
Want a Gmail invitation?? Email me at gizmo90@gmail.com

Funny or Stupid Videos...u choose!
gizmo90 is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 11:21 PM   #19 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 821

I've used winzip for I don't know how long... but I'm going to have to look into winrar.
AMD Athlon 64 3000+ socket 939 @ 2.3 GHz
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum motherboard
EVGA GeForce 6800 GT
2 GB DDR 400 (PC 3200) (2 x 1 GB sticks) (Dual Channel)
DVD player and seperate DVD RW drive
Floppy Drive
80 GB Western Digital Hard Drive
500 watt power supply
Sound Blaster Audigy
Logitech 5.1 surround sound speakers
SAMSUNG SyncMaster 710T LCD monitor
Aspire X Navigator Case
Wayniac is offline  
Old 06-15-2005, 02:17 PM   #20 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 94

I found that 7-zip compresses files to less than half the size that WinZip does. The disadvantage is that files compressed with 7-zip has to be opened with 7-zip (but, if you select that option, 7-zip can open files compressed with WinZip); I don't know if that's the case with WinRAR.

7-zip can be downloaded for free from:

ever_thus is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:41 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.