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

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


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

See Also

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

CategorySoftware CategoryCompression CategoryCommandLineInterface