Work easily with compressed, archived and zipped files with 7-Zip, a free zip compatible archiver!
Tutorial 2 – Unpacking files
Tutorial 3 – Making your own zip files
If you are looking for free zip software then you can’t go wrong with the excellent 7-Zip package. With a fantastic range of features, full compatibility with zip and best of all totally free. This package will suit all of your Zip file needs!
Installation of 7-Zip is an absolute doddle, but just in case you need a helping hand, we have prepared this quick tutorial. The first thing to do is visit this site and download the latest version of 7-Zip. The download link should be at the top of the page. Download the latest release version NOT the beta version. Once you have downloaded the file, double click on it to start the installation process. You should see the window pictured below:-
The default options will be correct for most users, so simply click on “Install” to move to the window shown below:-
Some files will be copied on this step, when the process is complete, you will be able to click on “Close” to move to the next window as shown below:-
That’s it, installation is complete! See, told you it was easy. Click on “Finish” and you can start using 7-Zip.
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