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= Graphical Tools =
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The following packages provide graphical interfaces to work with compressed files: == Graphical ==

The following packages provide graphical interfaces to work with most compressed files:
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== File extensions == == Command line ==
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Many [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_archive_formats|archive file format]] exist, including: Many [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_archive_formats|archive file format]] exist. These command line tools are able to manipulate most file formats:

 * [[DebPkg:atool]]
 * [[DebPkg:p7zip]]
 * [[DebPkg:dact]]

To work with a specific file type/extension:
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 * {{{.cab}}}  * {{{.cab}}} (Microsoft Cabinet - [[DebianPkg:cabextract]] package)
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 * {{{.rz, .rzip}}} (rzip [[DebianPkg:rzip|package]], [[DebianMan:rzip.1|manpage]])
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= Package =
Packages to deal with compressed files include:
 * DebPkg:orange
 * DebPkg:cabextract
 * DebPkg:dact
 * DebPkg:gzip
 * DebPkg:ppmd
 * DebPkg:p7zip
 * DebPkg:rzip
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TODO: merge some pages from CategoryCompression
TODO: redirect CategoryCompression here

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  • Data compression involves encoding information using fewer bits than the original representation (reducing size).

This page is about lossless compression tools for general purpose file compression.

Graphical

The following packages provide graphical interfaces to work with most compressed files:

Command line

Many archive file format exist. These command line tools are able to manipulate most file formats:

To work with a specific file type/extension:

See also CategoryFileFormat


TODO: merge some pages from CategoryCompression TODO: redirect CategoryCompression here


CategorySoftware CategoryCompression