Compression: WinRAR vs 7-Zip

Posted on Monday, Jul 10 2006 @ 00:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Gomeler compared 7-Zip with WinRAR:
In the late 90’s a new format was beginning to emerge and take the world by storm, WinRAR. It was faster, more efficient, just better in every sense compared to WinZip. The interface for WinRAR was also much better than WinZip and there were so many options that one could implement with WinRAR such as data encryption, compression factors, and compression formats. This has been the dominate compression program of the technology inclined for the last few years, but recently a new program named 7-Zip has hit the scene.
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