The app-arch category contains tools for archiving, compressing and uncompressing files or groups of files.
advancecomp Recompress ZIP, PNG and MNG, considerably improving compression
afio Afio creates cpio-format archives
alien Converts between the rpm, dpkg, stampede slp, and slackware tgz file formats
arc Create & extract files from DOS .ARC files
arj Utility for opening arj archives
atool Script for managing file archives of various types
brotli Generic-purpose lossless compression algorithm
bsdsfv all-in-one SFV checksum utility
bzip2 A high-quality data compressor used extensively by Gentoo Linux
bzip3 A better and stronger spiritual successor to BZip2
cabextract Extracts files from Microsoft cabinet archive files
cfv Command-line File Verify - versatile file checksum creator and verifier
cksfv SFV checksum utility (simple file verification)
clzip C language version of lzip
cpio A file archival tool which can also read and write tar files
createrepo_c C implementation of createrepo
csnappy Google's snappy compression library for the Linux Kernel
deb2targz Convert a .deb file to a .tar.gz archive
dpkg Package maintenance system for Debian
drpm A library for making, reading and applying deltarpm packages
dtrx Do The Right eXtraction - extracts archives of different formats
duff Command-line utility for quickly finding duplicates in a given set of files
dump Dump/restore ext2fs backup utilities
engrampa Engrampa archive manager for MATE
file-roller Archive manager for GNOME
funzix Unpacker for the bogus ZIX format
gcab Library and tool for working with Microsoft Cabinet (CAB) files
gnome-autoar Automatic archives creating and extracting library
gtk-splitter Split files into smaller pieces and combine them back together
gzip Standard GNU compressor
hardlink A tool which replaces copies of a file with hardlinks
innoextract A tool to unpack installers created by Inno Setup
lbzip2 Parallel bzip2 utility
lcab CAB file creation tool
lha Utility for creating and opening lzh archives
libarchive Multi-format archive and compression library
libpar2 A library for par2, extracted from par2cmdline
lrzip Long Range ZIP or Lzma RZIP optimized for compressing large files
lunzip Decompressor for the lzip format, written in C
lxqt-archiver Qt GUI File Archiver
lz4 Extremely Fast Compression algorithm
lz5 An efficient compressor with very fast decompression
lzip Lossless data compressor based on the LZMA algorithm
lziprecover Lziprecover is a data recovery tool and decompressor for lzip compressed files
lzlib Library for lzip compression
lzma LZMA Stream Compressor from the SDK
lzop Utility for fast (even real-time) compression/decompression
makeself Shell script that generates a self-extractible tar.gz
mscompress Microsoft compress.exe/expand.exe compatible (de)compressor
mt-st control magnetic tape drive operation
ncompress Classic compress & uncompress programs for .Z (LZW) files
p7zip Port of 7-Zip archiver for Unix
pack Haskell implementation of pack compression from the early 1980s
par2cmdline A PAR-2.0 file verification and repair tool
par2cmdline-turbo par2cmdline × ParPar: speed focused par2cmdline fork
patool Portable archive file manager
pax pax (Portable Archive eXchange) is the POSIX standard archive tool
pbzip2 Parallel bzip2 (de)compressor using libbz2
pdlzip Public-domain version of lzip compressor
pdv build a self-extracting and self-installing binary package
pet2tgz Puppy Linux .pet to .tar.gz converter
pigz A parallel implementation of gzip
pixz Parallel Indexed XZ compressor
plzip Parallel lzip compressor
pure-sfv utility to test and create .sfv files and create .par files
pxz Parallel implementation of the XZ compression utility
qpress A portable file archiver using QuickLZ algorithm
rar RAR compressor/uncompressor
rpm Red Hat Package Management Utils
rpm2targz Convert a .rpm file to a .tar.gz archive
rzip Compression program for large files
sharutils Tools to deal with shar archives
snappy A high-speed compression/decompression library by Google
stenc SCSI Tape Encryption Manager enables AES support for LTO drives
stormlib Library to read and write MPQ archives (Diablo, StarCraft)
stuffit Aladdin Software's StuffIt and StuffIt Expander
tapeutils Utilities for manipulation of tapes and tape image files
tar Use this to make tarballs :)
tardelta Generate a tarball of differences between two tarballs
tarlz A parallel archiver combining tar and lzip
tarsync Synchronize tarball content with file system content
torrentzip Create identical zip archives over multiple systems
unace ACE unarchiver
unadf Extract files from Amiga adf disk images
unar Unpacker for various archiving formats, e.g. rar v3
unp Script for unpacking various file formats
unrar Uncompress rar files
unrpa Ren'Py's RPA data file extractor
unshield InstallShield CAB file extractor
unzip unzipper for pkzip-compressed files
upx Ultimate Packer for eXecutables (free version using UCL compression and not NRV)
upx-bin Ultimate Packer for eXecutables, binary version with proprietary NRV compression
vimball A command-line vimball archive extractor
wimlib The open source Windows Imaging (WIM) library
xar An easily extensible archive format
xarchiver A GTK+ archive manager that can be used with Thunar
xdms xDMS - Amiga DMS disk image decompressor
xz-utils Utils for managing LZMA compressed files
zchunk File format designed for highly efficient deltas with good compression
zip Info ZIP (encryption support)
zoo Manipulate archives of files in compressed form
zopfli Very good, but slow, deflate or zlib compression
zpaq Journaling incremental deduplicating archiving compressor
zpaq-extras A set of additional compression profiles for app-arch/zpaq
zstd zstd fast compression library


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