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.
Directly create SFX archives from the "Add window"
It would be great if PA would have a checkbox “create SFX” directly in this window.
So the user can directly creates SFX archives
I support. It would be much more convenient to create SFX that I don’t need to call out the whole PA program for SFX creation.
push this topic, so it won’t get lost ;)
This is a dam fine idea… Easy SFX creation is the major feature I’m looking for over the WinZip license my job provides me with… so if this sort of option were added to PA I’d probably buy it. I’m not saying it’s not already a great program worth the money, but I just don’t currently ‘need’ alot of the other functionality it already has over other archivers… and the current SFX creation is a little inconvenient for me.
I’d also really like to see an additional context menu option for something I think goes hand in hand with the idea presented here - like a Display “Make SFX + Options” since the existing Make SFX (ZIP and CAB archives) option uses default parameters to create the exe automatically. I’d rather have rapid context menu access to the SFX dialog where I can at least set a correct “UnZip To” folder for each SFX… rather than have to open the full PA application to be able to do this.
hope this feature request is not forgotten ;)
Well, it didn’t make it into v9.50 :(.
Too bad, at only $20.00 PA is a steal for all of the formats it supports. I just don’t really ‘need’ all that support… what I need (want) is the quick access and control over SFX creation that this idea is about.
Let’s hope this makes it into the next release… But in any event 2006 looks good, and it seems to run a little faster than 2004 in some large zip file tests I performed?