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
It would be nice to be able to at least extract Zstandard archives.
I prefer to use light themes, and when, for example, I have set up my main archive screen to be Classic Toolbar with Blizzard Blue, files in the archive are highlighted (no checkboxes, full row select) with white text on grey background. They are easy to see .
However, in the Add screens, the files and folders are black type upon a pale blue background, which is not so readily visible, especially when highlighting separate files in lists with Ctrl/Click for addition. It would be ideal if the backgrounds to files in these screens could be set to mimic the highlighting of those in the main archive window.
I have tried experimenting with different themes and settings for skins, toolbars and so forth, but, unless I’ve missed something, none seem to give me the effect I want.
Re: Windows 11 Context menu support
It would really make me happy if you put .BH in the Windows 11 context menu. I know it’s in the “More Options” section, but this would make it more convenient. Don’t know why the option to add it to the menu isn’t there in the first place. P-L-E-A-S-E ??? :) Thanks You!
Any chance of including this format in a future release?
Exceptional compression levels.
In Windows 11 a new explorer context menu is introduced.
The “old” context menu may still be accessed through an additional mouse click, to reach the PowerArchiver context menu functions, but this isn’t comfortable at all.
Could you add PowerArchiver items to the first level (and ideally disable the Windows native ZIP entry)
I’m surprised that OneDrive for Business isn’t supported. I can’t link my company’s OneDrive account, but a personal (free) account works fine.
I’d like to propose an improvement for password protected archives.
Actual behavior is:
If I open an archive, which is password protected and make a typo in the password dialog, I’ll get the message, that the password was wrong and I end up with an empty window. I need to reopen the archive to be able to enter the password again.
Tell me, that the password was wrong and give me the chance to enter the correct password to decrypt the archive.
I know I have been asking for this feature some time ago, but as nothing has changed let me ask again:
The ZIPX-format offers an algorithm, that compresses JPEG-files by about 20-30%. Please add compression (packing) support for this in ZIPX-archives to Powerarchiver. Extraction of JPEGs packed into ZIPX by this algorithm is already supported by Powerarchiver for a long time, so it should not be difficult? Or is it a licensing problem?
I’d like to suggest, that the correct archive type is (always) selected, when adding files by drag & drop to an archive.
This is already happening if the archive has the correct extension. For example, if I’m adding files to test.zip, zip will be selected. If I’m adding files to test.7z, 7z will be selected as format in “Add dialog”.
But this won’t be working, if the archive has not the “right” extension.
So XPI files (Firefox addons) for example are ZIP files. PowerArchiver opens them without any problems, but if I try to add file by drag & drop, PowerArchiver won’t auto select “ZIP”, but use the last selected archive format, while PowerArchiver already knows, that I’m trying to add files to a ZIP.
It would be nice if PA supported .eaz files.
Which other application uses .eaz? have you got a link?
Eazel supports .eaz files and I had to install it jsut so I could open this .eaz file I downloaded, PA supports a thousand of formats except the 1 format I downloaded, I thought it would be good to have an all-in-one archiver instead of an almost-all-in-one archiver.
Sounds good depending on licencing im sure PA will in time. but it would most likely be only able to read the file and not write.
Seems to be some type of linux format from what i could find on google?
Is it an archive at all?
Is it an archive at all?
It sure looked like one. I opened it in Eazel and it showed a list of files where I could add, extract… it looked just like an archive but it could be something else, the same way PA opens .iso images in an interface like an archive, Eazel might’ve have opened the .eaz file the same way it opens .zip files, where the .eaz file maybe isn’t an archive, but gives the feeling like one. I only encountered this once so it’s not even that important.
it is obvisoly an archive that many people use! :rolleyes:
In the long run the support for plugins will allow users to create the ability to read custom archives maybe its worth waiting for as the demand for this doesnt seem that great! :D
Website for the Eazel product is here:
I’ve never heard of it before… Has anyone else run into more than a 1 time need to deal with .eaz files (especially anyone who does not already have Eazel)?
This is the very first time I have heard of this format.
It must very unpopular, either because of some sort of patent or just weak compression.
There are many file formats which are dead. I have not seen ZOO files in years for example. The once popular ARJ is now extinct. BH and LZH (or LHA) are also a rare site to see.
Zip, RAR and 7ZIP are the top formats today.
ACE is rare but still see it once in a while.
Cab is used in some installation files but no files are really distributed on the net as CAB.
Is EAZ support really required?
Who uses it?
A gem from the Eazel site:
" It is an inincomparable fast compressor and decompressor."
What are they trying to say O_O?