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.
Put % completed on progress window title bar
After my other posts, this request is quite an easy one :)
Can you also put the % completed on the title bar so that it appears on the taskbar button. Make sure it’s the first thing in the title bar otherwise you won’t be able to see the percentage on the taskbar button unless you allow really wide buttons :)
eg. Instead of “PowerArchiver 2004 - Compressing”
have “43% - PowerArchiver 2004 - Compressing”
The same goes also for when Testing an archive.
Good idea !!
would it be possible to reverse the order of the taskbar entry when an archive is open?
currently it’s “PowerArchiver 2004 - ArchiveName.zip” and you only actually get the first Letter of the archive name this way.
Could it be made “ArchiveName.zip - PowerArchiver 2004” or something? i’m not sure how winzip or winrar do this, they may drop the product name all together. i just know if isn’t an issue there :)
- merged two similar threads…
I’ve not noticed winrar has that yet, but winace and winuha have that. Anyhow, having the completion % in the begiinning is really a great idea :cool: , followed by the file name…
If the bar space is too limited, one can put some of these (like the application name) (probably also) into the tool tip as in winace and winuha. ;)
By the way,
The full path is shown on the right click menu when trying to decompressing a file. How to change it to a relative folder address rather than the whole root address? :confused:
Is it good to make an option to shorten the relative folder name with “…” to avoid long name from a folder or file that may be prone to crashing the window?
Have a nice day. :)