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Universal Extractor (UniExtract): could become a part of PortableApps

I was wondering if anyone has used Universal Extractor, which this is exellent program that is also can be run portable from download the binary archieve, and I think it's open source aswell because it is completely free to download. There are also additional languages files, you can also download source code.

This is the link to Universal Extractor:
http://legroom.net/software/uniextract

Can any one please develop this software into a PortableApps Installer?

Stated below are the details what Universal Extract is all About:
Current Version: 1.6, Released: 10/17/2008

Universal Extractor is a program do to exactly what it says: extract files from any type of archive, whether it's a simple zip file, an installation program, or even a Windows Installer (.msi) package. This is still a work in progress (see details below), but so far it's proven quite useful and I feel others can also benefit from it.

I should stress that this application is not intended to be a general purpose archiving program. It will never replace WinRAR, 7-Zip, etc. What it will do is allow you to extract files from virtually any type of archive, regardless of source, compression method, etc. The original motivation behind this project was that I wanted an easy, convenient way to extract files from installation packages, such as Inno Setup or Windows Installer packages, without pulling up a command line every time. In the process I got a little carried away and ended up throwing in support for every kind of archive format I possibly could find.

Universal Extractor, like most of my Windows programs, is written in AutoIt, a powerful open source scripting language. Universal Extractor itself, however, is just a front-end that uses many other programs to do the dirty work. Please see the Credits section below for additional information.

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Some Issues

There may be some licensing issues with Universal Extractor as it includes numerous closed source/proprietary unpackers within it without including licensing information.

One note: AutoIT is not open source.

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Thanks

Thanks

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Launcher

The only problem I found with the portable version is that it leaves a registry entry, so I created a launcher for it. You could also make a launcher if you wanted, too.

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for the MSI & EXE files, i

for the MSI & EXE files, i think you can open them with 7-ZipPortable as if they were zip files.

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nope. you can use 7zip on

nope. you can use 7zip on Bin, Cue, CAB but not MSI or binary EXE.

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Some EXEs

You can use 7-Zip on some EXEs to get at the files within. Like NSIS installers.

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& SFX files too

& SFX files too

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Not an expert

I'm not a real pro at how a software functions or how to program a software but I thought I'd make a comment on this software that have not already been mentioned by anyone else, to help portable apps to have as many great software, and to hope to see if there are any chances of this software could become a part of PortableApps.

I love PortableApps it is a real excellent application.

Thank you.

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