I noticed that the option to add the optimize archive function to the context menu is missing on Windows 10.
Opening each archive with the interface in order to click it becomes tedious with many files.
Same for others functions like Remove Archive Encryption
QIC file support?
Whilst trying to restore some old backups made in the late 90’s with MS Backup I thought, “wouldn’t it be cool if PowerArchiver could read this files?”
M$ in their ultimate wisdom changed the compatibility between the old QIC backup files and the new backup files so finding a program that restores these is somewhat of problem.
So, the question is, will PA support QIC files in a future version?
why support a backwwod not common used format that most people would not have ?
If that attitude was adopted throughout the software development community we would have a real problem on our hands! Because a format is not used today doesn’t mean that todays programs should not read that format.
Point taken though, it is a really outdated and unused format, but as a program surely if PA can support it then it is surely a good thing. I’m sure there are plenty of people who would be quite pleased if one program could handle almost all compressed file types.
this as i said before could be done as a plugin so users can decide what formats they need and this would mean pa would not become bloated as some people say it would.