Tuesday, November 22, 2016

PeaZip 6.2.0 released – Alternative to WinRar, WinZip

    PeaZip is a free and open source graphical archive manager and compression utility available for Linux, BSD, Windows. It support over 180 archive formats including rar, zip, tar and can also encrypt them. It’s a free software replacement for WinRAR with a nice-looking graphical interface.

PeaZip 6.2.0 Changelog:
  • (Windows) Updated 7z backend to 16.04
  • Pea 0.58
  • Can now save list of items being browsed to TXT file, Navigation > Save as TXT
  • Reorganized keyboad shortcuts
    • Ctrl+O open selected item as archive
    • Ctrl+D toggle bookmarks panel
    • Ctrl+H toggle history panel
    • Ctrl+Alt+H toggle session history panel
  • Separated Add and Convert dropdown menus
  • Single "Extract" button for simplicity - quick extraction action/options are now all featured in Extract button dropdown menu
  • Browser, and archive/extraction screens, shows "filter" icon when advanced filters are set
  • Updated Ten teme
  • Archiving and extraction screens shows cumulative progress bar when executing multiple operations
  • Improved command line options
    • added -ext2simple and -ext2simplefolder as "blanket" extraction command for all backend, first parameter specify output path; 
    • password is asked interactively (GUI); "folder" variant extracts to new folder
  • Various fixes

Install PeaZip 6.2.0 on Ubuntu

PeaZip only provides i386 package for Linux. Make sure you have enable i386 architecture on Ubuntu with the following command:

With GTK2

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

$ wget https://osdn.net/dl/peazip/peazip_6.2.0.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb

$ sudo gdebi

With Qt

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

$ wget https://osdn.net/dl/peazip/peazip_6.2.0.LINUX.Qt-2_i386.deb

$ sudo gdebi


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