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.
Add MB (needcase GB) as spanned filesizes
Currently only kBytes should be entered.
If I want files to be spanned in 10MB or 49.9MB parts, I need to check out a conversion website to see how many KB this reflects.
add MB and maybe even GB to spanned filesizes.
e.g. I want to transfer a DVD in 1.9GB parts.
It should be in an pw protected .exe
When running the first part, it should find the 2nd and 3rd part
and then create the DVD including filename same way as the original
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Very Valid point! and makes sense to give the user the option to select the type of size.
I wouldnt put Button’s for the user to tick, maybe replace the label “kBytes” with a Drop down box with;
Mb (Mega Bytes)
Gb (Giga Bytes)
That way the users can just type 5 and select “Mb”, 1 “GB” or 4500 “Kbytes” as its clear and less cluttered.
Good idea! I back it!
maybe just selection box (combo box) where you can select kB, MB, GB?
What makes it confusing is that now manufacturers are advertising 1 GB as 1000 MB, not 1024 MB…
Thanks for supporting the idea. Either a combobox or radio buttons, that’s upto the developers. The idea is to just split files in given MB’s or GB’s without calculating.
When transferring via wetransfer, the max filesize is limited to 2GB.
When I wish to transfer an entire DVD via wetransfer, I have to do that in 3 sessions.
I then have to tell my friend on the other side to have the 3 parts in 1 folder and run the 1st as to recreate the DVD.
Anyway, hope it will be implemented one day.
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:) I’m positive the team will add this to the list. Things like this are fairly simple to do.