With shar, you can easily create a self-extracting compressed file archive in Linux. Here’s how to use it to pack a group of files into a single “shar” file.
While there are lots of applications that allow you to create self-extracting archive, here is how you can do it with the native tool that come in your OS.
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to increase your HDD’s space for free? CompactGUI makes use of transparent compression to compress your files and free up spaces.
Have you ever tried to send an audio file through WhatsApp to only get the message that it’s too big? Here are some ways you can compress the audio files in Android.
WinZip, WinRAR and 7Zip are three of the most popular file compression tools for Windows, but which gives the best compression result? Let’s check it out.
ZIP files are great, but creating them doesn’t always work as well as we’d like. Here we’ll show you how to create a zip file that actually saves you space.
Windows 10 includes tools to help you use less drive space. Compact OS lets you run the OS from compressed files (similar to WIMBoot). Here’s how to enable it.
Mac has an inbuilt feature for you to create and extract archives. Use this guide to learn how to create and extract archives on Mac.
There are several archive formats and each comes with its own pros and cons. Find out more about the compression, encryption and each archive format and see which one is most suitable for you.
There is more to archives than just the humble .zip. Chek out the various Linux’s archiving and compression commands and how to make proper use of them.
There are plenty of graphical solution for dealing with archives (or zipped files) in Linux, but none of them beats the command line for the speed and versatility. The only bad thing about it is that there are so many different types of archives, each with its own specific syntax and properties and it can […]