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WinRAR VS 7zip

  1. #1


    Posts : 101
    Windows 8.1 64-bit

    WinRAR VS 7zip


    Hello, I was wondering what is the best compression software. I am looking for the following:
    -Fast at opening ZIP files
    -Fast at compressing ZIP files
    -Fast and extracting ZIP files

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,093
    Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1 Preview


    They all do an adequate job. Any time difference would most likely be minimal. I used those two back in the old days but now I use 7-zip (exclusively). It works fine and its free.
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  3. #3


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I vote for 7 zip.
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  4. #4


    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)


    7zip. . .been using it for around five years, and have yet to fine anything it cannot open. . .
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  5. #5


    7 zip as it is free.
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