Open 7Z files with File Viewer Plus

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Do you need to open a 7-Zip compressed (.7Z) archive?

File Viewer Plus can open 7Z files! It can be used to extract the contents of the archive and view the list of files or folders that were extracted.

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What is a .7Z file?

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The 7Z format was first introduced in 1999 and grew in popularity as an improvement upon the more common ZIP format. The 7-Zip file archiver is typically used to create 7Z files, but the files may also be created by other compression utilities, such as PeaZip and PowerISO. 7Z files are used to store all sorts of files, such as video, image, audio, and backup files, that have been compressed to reduce their size for transportation or storage purposes. The archives may also be used to store sensitive documents since they can be password protected and encrypted with the AES algorithm and 256-bit key.

You may acquire a 7Z file when downloading content from a website or receiving files from a friend or coworker. Or you might come across a 7Z file on your computer that was used to store important files for backup purposes. Regardless of how you obtain a 7Z archive, File Viewer Plus is a great option for extracting the contents of 7Z archives, even ones that are password-protected.

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File Viewer Plus 7Z Support


File Viewer Plus supports password-protected 7Z archives.

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