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Supported formats


ZipGenius supports more than 20 compressed archive formats. However not every format can be used to create new archives e they can only be used to extract files from archives. Please, refer to the following table to know how ZipGenius will treat a given format.

File Type
Treated as...
Compression? Extraction? External program required?
ZIP
CZIP
EXE (ZIP SFX)
ZIP
*
*
NO
JAR
EAR
WAR
(Java ARchives)
ZIP
*
*
NO
DSFZ
ZIP
*
*
NO
BSZ
(BS Player Skin)
ZIP
*
*
NO
MSKIN
(Maxthon Skin)
ZIP
*
*
NO
CBZ
ZIP
*
*
NO
PCV
ZIP
*
*
NO
XPI
(FireFox Extensions)
ZIP
*
*
NO
SXW
SXI
SXC
SXD
STW
STD
STC
STI
SXG
SXM

(OpenOffice.org 1.x Documents)

ZIP
*
*
NO
OD*
(OpenOffice.org 2.x Documents)
ZIP
*
*
NO
TAR
TAR.GZ
TAR.BZ2
TAZ
TGZ
TAR
*, can't update files in archives
*
NO
ACE
EXE (ACE SFX)
ACE
NO
*
NO
RAR
R00
R01
EXE (RAR SFX)
RAR
NO
*
NO
CBR
RAR
NO
*
NO
7Z
7Z
*
*
*, included
ARJ
ARJ
NO
*
*
CAB
CAB
*, can't update files in archive
*
NO
LZH
LHA
LZH
*
*
*
SQX
SQX
*
*
NO
YZ1
YZ1
*
*
NO
RPM
RPM
*, can't update files in archive
*
NO
ISO
NRG
CMI
(CD/DVD image file)
ISO
NO
*
NO
WAL
(WinAmp Skin)
ZIP
*
*
NO
WMZ
(Windows Media Player Skin)
ZIP
*
*
NO