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How to open .7z file extension?

File Type : Compressed Archive file format.
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .7z file extension?

.7z file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
.7z files are created by 7-Zip, a file archiver with a high compression ratio for ZIP & GZIP formats and can be decompressed using either the 7-Zip software or Windows file compression and decompression applications like WinZIP. The 7z compressed files use open architecture and therefore, can also support any new compression method. The 7z files have a high compression ratio and can support large file sizes upto 16,000,000,000 GB . These 7z files are appended with the .7z extension. The official .7z file format specification is distributed with 7-Zip's source code. These specification are located in the 'doc' sub-directory of the source code distribution in plain text format.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .7z files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Corel WinZip
  • 7-Zip
  • ConeXware PowerArchiver
  • StuffIt Deluxe 2009
  • WinRAR
  • ZipGenius
  • ZipZag
  • Corel WinZip 18.5
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
  • B1 Free Archiver
  • WinRAR 5
  • PeaZip
  • WinInizio ZipGenius
Windows Mobile:
  • Archiver
  • mZIP Phone
Google Android:
  • 7 Zipper
  • RAR for Android
  • B1 Free Archiver
  • p7zip
  • PeaZip
  • Zipeg
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Keka
  • PeaZipMac
  • The Unarchiver
  • Corel WinZip Mac 3
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
  • Incredible Bee Archiver
  • B1 Free Archiver
  • Sixty Five 7zX
  • p7zip
  • EZ7z
  • Zipeg
Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):
  • ZipApp
  • iZip