If you are running low on disk space, consider compressing your folders and individuals files to open up more storage space. Archiving old documents and images you rarely reference can improve a crowded file system that is slowing down your computer. Freeing up disk space is easy when you're using a program like 7-Zip.
7-Zip is a free program designed to help you create compressed archives of any files you need to save. This tool is designed to reduced file size without damaging the content. If you've never compressed a file before, you'll find that the software can teach you to process in just a few steps. Power users will also appreciate the extra tools and features that they need to create special compressed file archives.
Effective - 7-Zip handles its native .7z format very well. It provides up to 70% better compression than other programs supporting this file type. For other types of archives, the program can provide up to 10% faster compression and smaller finished files.
Use Them All - The program supports dozens of choices for unpacking and half a dozen options for creating archives. Open attachments from work or collect hundreds of records in one file to share with coworkers while using a format they're comfortable with. Dual support is available for common formats like .ZIP and .TAR, while unpacking support extends to rare file formats like .UDF.
Easy Access - Shell integration allows you to add an option to the Windows Explorer menu to access unzipping or compression immediately. Simply right-click a file you want to open or archive, and choose the appropriate choice from the menu.
Numerous Languages Supported - Computer users from around the world can load extra files to read all of the menus and documentation in their own native language. 74 different options are available.
Lightning Fast - One click of the button is all it takes to extract or compress your favorite files. The software has been fine tuned to provide fast performance no matter what file management task you are completing.