7-Zip Portable 4.62 Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on December 18, 2008 - 3:04pm

7-Zip logo7-Zip Portable 4.62 has been released. It's the the popular 7-Zip packaged as a portable app, so you can take your file archiver with you and work with your compressed 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, RAR files and more on the go. This release updates the bundled 7-Zip and has an improved launcher and installer. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format for easy use from any portable device and integration with the PortableApps.com Suite. And it's open source and completely free.

Read on for more details...


7-Zip Portable Screenshot7-Zip is a file archiver (compression) utility for Windows with a great array of features including:

  • High compression ratio in new 7z format with LZMA compression
  • Supported formats:
    • Pack / unpack: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR
    • Unpack only: RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZH, CHM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB & NSIS
  • For ZIP and GZIP formats 7-Zip provides compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
  • Self-extracting capability for 7z format
  • Powerful File Manager
  • Localizations for 63 languages

Learn more about 7-Zip...

New in This Release

This release updates 7-Zip to 4.62 (Release Notes) and has an improved installer and launcher with platform language support.

PortableApps.com Installer / PortableApps.com Format

7-Zip Portable is packaged in a PortableApps.com Installer so it will automatically detect an existing PortableApps.com installation when your drive is plugged in. And it's in PortableApps.com Format, so it automatically works with the PortableApps.com Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.


7-Zip Portable is available for immediate download from the 7-Zip Portable homepage. Get it today!

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lfluff0001's picture

I'd been waiting for this, happy it's finally here. I love the HDD version.

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