IZArc Review

IZArc is a free file compression software which supports many archive formats. IZArc is a product of Ivan Zahariev. It allows user to drag and drop files from and to Windows Explorer, create and extract archives directly in Windows Explorer, create multiple archives spanning disks, create self-extracting archives, repair damaged zip archives, convert from one archive type to another, view and write comments and many more.

IZArc is available for Windows 2000, XP and Vista. User can download the software at this file compression software website.

IZArc Highlight Features:

  • Lets user to create an archive, add files to an existing archive
  • User can delete and extract files from an existing archive
  • User can test an archive file, convert archive and CD Images
  • User can also repair broken archive
  • Allows user to search for any files in many archives
  • User can obtain a detailed list of files and information like compression rate, path, or size from an archive file
  • The software supports both long and short 8.3 filenames
  • Allows user to disk span from and to multiple diskettes or other removable media
  • User can sort the list items by name size, date and etc.
  • Supports full Drag & Drop
  • Supports CD/DVD Images like: ISO, BIN, MDF, NRG, IMG, C2D, PDI, CDI
  • Has Windows Explorer context menu integration
  • Supports automatic installation of most software distributed in archive files
  • It has Add/View comments in an archive
  • By double-clicking onto a file in the file list, it’s opened with the program associated to this file type
  • Has CheckOut feature
  • User can create a self-extracting archive
  • Allows user to e-mail an archive
  • Has build-in multi-language support
  • Supports Virus Scan feature, UU/XX/MIME Encode/Decode
  • Create and merge Multi-Volume Set
  • Has UnSFX feature (Convert self-extracting (SFX) .EXE files to standard archives)
  • Encrypt files using Rijandael – AES (256-bits) encryption
  • It is Zip encryption (WinZip 9 compatible)
  • Has BZip compression for ZIP archives
  • User can decrypt files