PowerArchiver 2009 11.00 Beta 3

PowerArchiver offers hundreds of features, yet remains easy to use, small and fast. Novice users will find a familiar interface complete with tutorial and detailed help, while more experienced users can take advantage of full Explorer integration, multiple encryption methods and advanced compression algorithms.

PowerArchiver is an award-winning archive utility for the Windows® family that provides support for most compressed and encoded files, as well as access to many powerful features and tools through an easy to use interface that seamlessly integrates with Windows Explorer. PowerArchiver creates and works with unlimited size ZIP archives with enhanced ZIP format speed and compression; a Password Manager stores your frequently used passwords; encrypts your archives using 5 different methods including 256-bit AES; back up your work with PowerArchiver's Auto-Backup tool and FTP support; creates powerful CAB and ZIP self extracting (SFX) archives using a Wizard; a Batch ZIP tool compresses hundreds of files all at once; and a Multi-Extract tool can extract hundreds of archives instantly.

Complete Feature List:
- Complete built-in support for 7-ZIP, ZIP, CAB, LHA (LZH), TAR, TAR.GZ, TAR.BZ2, BH, RAR, ARJ, ARC, ACE, ZOO, GZ, and BZIP2 file formats
- Support for reading and extracting disc image formats: ISO, BIN, IMG and NRG
- Built-in support for XXE, UUE, and yENC encoded files and full MIME (Base 64) support
- Creating ZIP and CAB and PAE encrypted self-extracting archives using a Wizard interface
- Support for unlimited size ZIP archives, with improved performance when working with 100,000+ files
- Support for Deflate64, providing improved compression results (both size and speed)
- Complete support for PKZIP 4.0 and PKZIP 4.5 disk spanning
- Compression Profiles to store frequently used compression settings
- Full support for ZIP AES encryption, 128-bit/192-bit/256-bit (supports: PKZip 5.1 (full), Secure Zip 8.0 and WinZip 9.0 AE-1 & AE-2) and proprietary PAE format using 5 different methods: Blowfish (128-bit), DES (64-bit), Triple DES (128-bit), AES 128-bit, and AES 256-bit
- Support for AES encrypted 7-Zip archives and multivolume 7-Zip archives
- Uploading archives or backups directly to FTP or SFTP (SSH) sites with multiple profiles supported and timeout option
- Password manager for saving frequently used passwords
- Tool for creating PBS backup scripts and running automated backups
- Internal viewer that supports TXT, RTF, GIF, PNG, BMP, ICO, TIFF, GFI, SGI, EMF, WMF, PPM, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk, Truevision, - ZSoft Paintbrush, Kodak Photo-CD, JASC PaintShop Pro, and Dr. Halo file formats
- Many powerful archive operations (including: renaming files in archive, spanning archives, testing archives, viewing and writing comments, installing archives, and checking archives for viruses)
- Drag and Drop from/to Windows Explorer and the Desktop
- Two ways of viewing archives (Classic - all files in the same listing; Explorer - browsing through an archive like folders in Windows Explorer)
- Complete integration with Windows (extracting archives and creating archives directly from Windows Explorer using powerful "Explorer Shell Extensions")
- Ability to edit files within an archive using one single operation
- Printing file listing to text file or HTML document
- Tool for repairing corrupted ZIP archives
- Converting between file formats (for example: changing a ZIP archive to CAB archive, or LHA archive to ZIP archive)
- Extracting multiple archives at the same time
- Batch Zip function to create multiple different archives at once
- Favorite Folders to quickly locate archives
- Powerful Find function for searching within an archive
- Auto Update to automatically download and install new versions of PowerArchiver
- Powerful help in HTML and a tutorial with pictures for beginners
- Full skinning support via PSF files - includes interface skins, toolbar skins, icons and customizable application settings
- Customizable toolbar that can be docked to any side of the application or float independently
- Windows XP Theme and ClearType support

Changes in PowerArchiver 11.00 BETA [July/2008]:

Standard Edition
Main Application:
* Preview window - easily preview archives, images, text and many other file types, without having to open archive or file. Works both while browsing drives and inside archives. Supports Plug-ins.
* Backup list window - see your backups on integrated list for easier usage.
* Speed - overall great speed improvements in compression and extraction, especially in Vista with RAR/ZIP files.
* New ZIP Engine - zip can now compress files in use; proper progress window.
* Improved 7-Zip Engine - support for fast updating of non-solid archives, themed overwrite dialogue with proper options.
* Unicode support - better support for Unicode in 7-zip and RAR formats.
* New Configuration window - easier to use configuration window.
* Modern/Classic interfaces - streamlined for easier use, more MRU's.
* Archive Convertor - added "save password for current session" option.
* Encrypt Tool - completely redone - now option to create zip and 7zip encrypted archives, as well as encrypt current archives to 3 different formats (zip, 7-zip, pae).
* Batch Archive tool - added "Add subfolders to separate archives" option.
* Multi Extract tool - added "File's current folder" and "Save password for current session" options.
* Add window - redone for easier usage and more options added.
* Transparent Updating - added support for updating solid cab archives.
* Web Update - now checks for PAOP updates as well as any other PA component.
* Installer - future updates can now come in form of patches.
* 64bit skinning engine for x64 systems.

* Interface - completely new interface with sidebar navigation.
* File list support - export/import file lists.
* Filters - added include and exclude filters at the same time.
* Backup Types - added full/incremental/differential backup types.

Shell Extensions:
* Unicode - completely rewritten for Unicode support.
* Reorganized - more features, more options, less clutter.

Improvements/Bug Fixes:
* Many improvements and bug fixes.

Pro Edition
Main Application:
* CD/DVD/Blu-Ray burner (PRO) - burn archives, images and any files directly from PowerArchiver or shell extensions.
* Create ISO (PRO) - create ISO files in PowerArchiver, either by ripping the CD/DVD/BD or directly from disk.
* Virtual DVD (PRO) - mount ISO files in Virtual DVD.
* FTP Client (PRO) - download and upload files directly from PowerArchiver via FTP.

* 7-zip compression (PRO) - added 7-zip compression option to Backup.
* Burn to CD/DVD/Blu-Ray (PRO) - added burner option to Backup.
* Scheduling - create/edit Windows Schedules from within backup and PowerArchiver.
* Logs (PRO) - added logging capability with email support.

Homepage - http://www.powerarchiver.com

Size: 6.88 MB