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7Z File Extension

7Z file extension is created by Igor Pavlov, also known as 7-Zip Compressed File. 7Z has been classified as Common File Types. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open 7Z files in Igor Pavlov 7-Zip program.



7-Zip Compressed File Type

7-Zip Compressed File Type
Extension .7z
Developer Igor Pavlov
Popularity 5.0 (630 Votes)
Mime Type application/x-7z-compressed
Default Program Igor Pavlov 7-Zip
Category Common File Types
Format Binary
Updated 6/1/2024

What is a 7Z File Type?

While 7z uses the LZMA method by default, it also supports PPMD, BCJ, BCJ2, BZip2, and Deflate compression methods. It also supports Unicode filenames, compression of-d'heads; archive and file size up to 16 million GB.



Free online 7Z Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .7Z (7-Zip Compressed File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to 7Z, merge, split and compare the 7Z files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.



7Z Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the 7-Zip Compressed File .7Z File Extensions while opening the .7Z files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open 7Z Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for 7-Zip Compressed File on your system such as Igor Pavlov 7-Zip.
  2. Associate default 7 Zip Igor Pavlov 7-Zip program for *.7z (7-Zip Compressed File) files.

    Associate 7Z Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.7Z (e.g example.7z) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click 7 Zip Igor Pavlov 7-Zip program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .7z files.

    Associate 7Z Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.7Z (e.g example.7z) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click 7 Zip Igor Pavlov 7-Zip program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Igor Pavlov 7-Zip extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.


All Platform Software Programs for 7Z File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the 7Z files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open 7Z File on Windows

Software License Developer
Catalina Group B1 Free Archiver image. Catalina Group B1 Free Archiver 0.6 for Windows Open Source Catalina Group
Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper image. Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper 16 for Windows Commercial Blue Marble Geographics
Igor Pavlov 7-Zip image. Igor Pavlov 7-Zip 16 for Windows Open Source 7-Zip
PeaZip image. PeaZip 5 for Windows Open Source PeaZip
ConeXware PowerArchiver image. ConeXware PowerArchiver 2019 for Windows Commercial ConeXware
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe image. Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010 for Windows Commercial Smith Micro
WinMount International WinMount image. WinMount International WinMount 3 for Windows Commercial WinMount International
RARLAB WinRAR image. RARLAB WinRAR 5 for Windows Shareware RARLAB
Corel WinZip image. Corel WinZip 25 STANDARD for Windows Commercial Corel
Zipeg image. Zipeg 2 for Windows Open Source Zipeg

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 7Z File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Incredible Bee Archiver image. Incredible Bee Archiver 2 for MacOs Commercial Incredible Bee
Catalina Group B1 Free Archiver image. Catalina Group B1 Free Archiver 0.6 for MacOs Open Source Catalina Group
Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac image. Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac 16 for MacOs Commercial Smith Micro
Dag Agren The Unarchiver image. Dag Agren The Unarchiver 4 for MacOs Freeware Dag Agren
Corel WinZip Mac image. Corel WinZip Mac 8 for MacOs Commercial Corel
Zipeg image. Zipeg 2 for MacOs Open Source Zipeg

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 7Z file on Linux

Software License Developer
Catalina Group B1 Free Archiver image. Catalina Group B1 Free Archiver 0.6 for Linux Open Source Catalina Group
PeaZip image. PeaZip 5 for Linux Open Source PeaZip

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 7Z file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 7Z file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 7Z file on Android

Software License Developer
RARLAB RAR for Android image. RARLAB RAR for Android 5 for Android Freeware RARLAB

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

7Z file extension icon image.About 7Z - 7-Zip Compressed File

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Updated 6/1/2024


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