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
How about custom shell extensions that can zip and rename to something else. For instance gmail doesn’t support zip attachments with exe’s in them. I would love to be able to specify a shell extensions to zip but name the file .changetozip instead of zip etc.
It looked like something might be there in the options, i tried adding a new profile, but you can’t specify the extensions to use, independent of the compression type. And i couldn’t get it to show up on the shell menus in the options as well.
I can go about this other ways but thought it might be a useful feature for emailing compressed archives using gmail and other virus scanning web mails.
Renaming may not work if they check the file contents as well as the extension. Why not use a different compression type (e.g. Blakhole [bh]) or maybe a password (PAE file)?
That’s part of the reason their security is kind of ridiculous is because it doesn’t scan any files that it doesn’t recognize the extension. I think 7z and rar are not scanned.
Could this change in the future yes.
But I choose zip because most people have some kind of utility to extract this. Where encryption or other format might not be as well adopted. We use gmail hosting for a couple of domains that we have to send things out from.
As well as my personal email.