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Suggestion for Portable Apps Backup.

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Suggestion for Portable Apps Backup.

Have you considered using UHARC instead of 7zip? It compresses better

Download all UHARC versions

What's new in version 0.6a

- option to create self-extracting archives (SFX / Win32 only)
- using again PMODE/W DOS Extender (does not need external program)

Note: UHARC 0.6a archives are compatible with v0.6 archives but
NOT compatible with any previous version (version number

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Nope

The goal is to keep the default in a standard zip file and give folks the option of a higher-compression format that works with the semi-standard 7z which has an available portable app that handles it. No need for special software.

A self-extractor wouldn't really buy you much in terms of backups as long as you're using a standard format that is readily usable. Zips are openable right within Windows.

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What if you stripped it

What if you stripped it using Nlite? Then again, you would probably have 3rd party installed...........

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Also not OSI

It's also not open source, so the point is moot anyway.

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