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Software update: PeaZip 6.6.0

 

 PeaZip logo (75 pix) Version 6.6.0 of PeaZip has been published. This archiving program is made available under an open source license, and downloads are available for Windows and Linux. The program wants to distinguish itself from the competition by specializing in safety. The encryption of data is therefore one of the main functions of the own pea format . PeaZip can create 7z, bz2, gz, paq / lpaq, pea, quad, tar, upx and zip files, and extract various file formats, including ace, arj, cab, deb, iso, lha , rar and rpm. In this edition the following changes and improvements have been made:

Backend

  • Updated to 7z 18.05
    • patches CVE-2018-10115 vulnerability
    • patches bug on some Windows 10 files working incorrectly with Large memory pages
    • improved performances

File Manager

  • Added new fast function for hinting possible duplicates
    • Possible duplicates shows exactly the same size, and the same CRC32 calculated on sample (s) or file’s data
      • For files up to 64KB data it is sampled at 32KB region at the beginning of the file
      • For larger than 64 KB a second 32KB region is sampled after the half of the file
  • Added option to search history in search menu
  • Various fixes and improvements

Extraction and Archiving

  • New option “Try to edit non explicitly supported file types” in Options> Settings> Archive manager
    • if not available on archives, but structurally based on archive types such as Java
    • jar, MS Office and OOo files, etc

The following downloads are available:
 * PeaZip for Windows (32bit)
 * PeaZip for Windows (64bit)
 * PeaZip portable
 * PeaZip for Linux and BSD
 * PeaZip add-ons

 

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