You are here

7-Zip: Large (Spanned) Zip Files Won't Open

3 posts / 0 new
Last post
wrishel
Offline
Last seen: 11 years 11 months ago
Joined: 2006-12-20 10:42
7-Zip: Large (Spanned) Zip Files Won't Open

WinZip supports a format where the entire zip archive is broken into multiple files. It is necessary, for example, on my iPod which can't tolerate a single file > 4 gigabytes.

When I try to open this in 7-Zip it does nothing.

nycjv321
Offline
Last seen: 10 years 4 months ago
Joined: 2006-06-04 15:53
wrong forum

this type of question should be asked at 7-zip's homepage which is
www.7-zip.org

Slackware 12 for system
MCP (For XP and Server 2003)
Network + Certified
aim is "nycjv321" (minus quotes)

John T. Haller
John T. Haller's picture
Online
Last seen: 41 min 43 sec ago
AdminDeveloperModerator
Joined: 2005-11-28 22:21
Yup

Check with 7-Zip.

And I doubt it's supported. Splitting ZIP files is non-standard and only supported by a couple of proprietary products (and it doesn't work between products).

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

Topic locked