7Z file is the compressed
archive format created by Igor Pavlov's 7-Zip utility. It is featured with
high compression ratio and strong AES-256 encryption. By default, 7Z file
is compressed with the open-source LZMA algorithm. 7Z archive also
supports other compression algorithm, such as PPMD, BCJ, BCJ2, BZip2, and Deflate
WinArchiver provides full
support for 7Z files. You can create, extract, or mount 7Z file with
WinArchiver. WinArchiver can also create an encrypted or multi-volumes 7z
To create a 7Z file, please
follow the steps in the guide "Create
ZIP file". You need set the "Save as type" to "7z
Archives (*.7z)" on the step 5.
You can also create 7z file
using shell context menu. Please follow the steps,
1. Open "My Computer"
and navigate to the file you wish compress.
2. Right-click on the file. If
you need create 7z file from multiple files or folders, you need select
the files first, then right-click on selected files.
3. Under "WinArchiver",
click "Add to archive...".
4. WinArchiver will start to
run, set the archive type to "7z archive", and change the output
7z file name if needed.
5. Click "OK" to start
creating 7z file.