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7-Zip ZS - a 7-Zip fork with extra codecs with high compression ratio

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7-Zip ZS - a 7-Zip fork with extra codecs with high compression ratio

Synopsis:
7-Zip ZS is a 7-Zip fork with extra codecs with high compression ratio.
The extra codecs for the compression algorithm are:
Zstandard v1.5.4 is a real-time compression algorithm, providing high compression ratios. It offers a very wide range of compression / speed trade-off, while being backed by a very fast decoder.
Brotli v.1.0.9 is a generic-purpose lossless compression algorithm that compresses data using a combination of a modern variant of the LZ77 algorithm, Huffman coding and 2nd order context modeling, with a compression ratio comparable to the best currently available general-purpose compression methods. It is similar in speed with deflate but offers more dense compression.
LZ4 v1.9.4 is lossless compression algorithm, providing compression speed at 400 MB/s per core (0.16 Bytes/cycle). It features an extremely fast decoder, with speed in multiple GB/s per core (0.71 Bytes/cycle). A high compression derivative, called LZ4_HC, is available, trading customizable CPU time for compression ratio.
LZ5 v1.5 is a modification of LZ4 which was meant for a better ratio at cost of slower compression and decompression. It's superseded by Lizard now..
Lizard v1.0 is an efficient compressor with fast decompression. It achieves compression ratio that is comparable to zip/zlib and zstd/brotli (at low and medium compression levels) at decompression speed of 1000 MB/s and faster.
Fast LZMA2 v1.0.1 is a LZMA2 compression algorithm, 20% to 100% faster than normal LZMA2 at levels 5 and above, but with a slightly lower compression ratio. It uses a parallel buffered radix matchfinder and some optimizations from Zstandard. The codec uses much less additional memory per thread than standard LZMA2.

Additions features:
• File Hash calculator: XXH-64, XXH-32, BLAKE2sp, CRC-32, or CRC-64.
• you can create an encrypted archive that is protected with a password, encrypt the file names, select the preferred update mode, split to volume, create SFX and choose the path mode.
• Codec Plugin for Total Commander.
• Codec Plugin for Far Manager.
• can be used from the context menu
• can be used from the UI and includes some expanded menu items as well.

• License: open source (LGPLV2)
• Works on: Windows 7, 8, 10, 11
• Release date: February 27, 2023
• Installer size 32 bit: 2.56 MB
• Installer size 64 bit: 2.84 MB
• author's name: Tino Reichardt https://github.com/mcmilk

Links:
• GitHub project page: https://github.com/mcmilk/7-Zip-zstd
• GitHub download page: https://github.com/mcmilk/7-Zip-zstd/releases
• direct download 32 bit installer: https://github.com/mcmilk/7-Zip-zstd/releases/download/v22.01-v1.5.4-R4/...
• direct download 64 bit installer: https://github.com/mcmilk/7-Zip-zstd/releases/download/v22.01-v1.5.4-R4/...
• Total Commander plugin: https://github.com/mcmilk/7-Zip-zstd/releases/download/v22.01-v1.5.4-R4/...

Reviews:
• Softpedia: https://www.softpedia.com/get/Compression-tools/7-Zip-ZS.shtml
• MajorGeeks: https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/7_zip_zs.html

Screenshots:
• working program: https://camo.githubusercontent.com/81c0d92cf522640206f897384f92466e23a87...
• add to archive #1 (compression level): https://camo.githubusercontent.com/bbedfdf1026f7e458f07a241c1d0f6d39bad4...
• add to archive #2 (compression method): https://camo.githubusercontent.com/de366f7cd563e5c546b2442127d70a0e60315...
• Checksum information: https://camo.githubusercontent.com/4f880842063a3717284a2a3dea80d0fe481e1...
• Options (serttings): https://camo.githubusercontent.com/7f0a4d890093f0536b83716fd623d2e8805ee...