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9e Explode Plan9 archives
advancecomp Recompression utilities for .zip, .png, .mng and .gz files
afio cpio-format archive creator with data corruption handling
arc Create & extract files from DOS .ARC files
archangel Compressing archiver which can sign and encrypt entries
arj Open-source ARJ archiver
bicom Data compressor in the PPM family
bunzip Decompressor for bzip .bz files
bzip2 Block-sorting file compressor
cabextract Microsoft cabinet (.CAB) file extractor
dact Dynamic adaptive compression tool
dar Disk archiver
fastjar C language version of the 'jar' archiver normally used by Java
file-roller Front-end to archiving programs like tar and zip
freeze FREEZE / MELT compression program - often used in QNX
gcpio GNU copy-in/out (cpio) with remote magnetic tape (rmt) support
gsharutils Allow packing and unpacking of shell archives
gtar The meta-package for the GNU tape archiver (tar)
gtar-base The GNU tape archiver with remote magnetic tape support
gtar-info Info format documentation for the GNU tape archiver
gzip The meta-package for the GZIP compression utility
gzip-base Compress or expand files
gzip-info Info format documentation for the GZIP utility
gzrecover GZip Recovery Toolkit
ha The HA archiver using the HSC compression method
hpack Multi-System Archiver with open keys PGP-based security
jamjar Acunia version of the jar archiver
lbrate Extract/decompress CP/M LBR archives
lcab Microsoft cabinet (.CAB) file creator
lha Archive files using LZW compression (.lzh files)
libarchive Library to read/create different archive formats
libcomprex Library to handle (de)compression of files
liblzo Portable lossless data compression library (v1)
libzip C library to manipulate zip archives
lzma LZMA compression utility from 7zip
lzo Portable lossless data compression library
lzop Fast file compressor similar to gzip, using the LZO library
macutil Create & extract Mac archive files
makeself Neat script to make self-extracting archives
mousetar der Mouse's version of tar program
mscompress Microsoft compress.exe/expand.exe compatible (de)compressor
nomarch Free replacement for the arc program
nulib2 Handles Apple II ShrinkIt (NuFX) file/disk archives
p5-Archive-Tar Perl5 module interface to manipulate tar files
p5-Archive-Zip Perl5 module interface to manipulate zip files
p5-Compress-Bzip2 Perl5 interface to bzip2 compression library
p7zip File archiver with high compression
par2 Create or use PAR2 parity volumes
pax POSIX standard archiver with many extensions
pbzip2 Parallel implementation of the bzip2 block-sorting file compressor
pdbar Palm database archiver
php-bz2 PHP extension for bzip2 compression
php-zip PHP extension for ZIP archive handling
php-zlib PHP extension for zlib compression
ppmd PPM file compressor
ppunpack Decompresses Amiga PowerPacker files
rar File archiver (binary port)
rar-bin RAR command line archiver (Linux binary)
rox-archive Simple archiver
ruby-zip Ruby module for reading and writing zip files
rzip Create or extract .rz files, like gzip but smaller
sarab Schedule And Rotate Automatic Backups
squsq Compressor/decompressor for CP/M Squeeze compressed files
star The fastest tar like archiver for UNIX
stuffit Stuffit Archive Creator and Expander
szip Extended-Rice lossless compression
unace Extract, list and test files in ACE archives
unace-bin Extract, list and test files in ACE archives (Linux binary)
unalz Alzip archive (.alz) extractor
unarj Allows files to be extracted from ARJ archives
undms Converts .dms Amiga disk images to uncompressed .adf images
unlzx Extracts .lzx archives from Amiga systems
unrar Extract, view & test RAR archives
unshield Extract InstallShield .CAB files
unzip List, test and extract compressed files in a ZIP archive
unzoo Extract zoo archives
upx Ultimate packer for executables
xbin Convert mailable BinHex format into binary
xmill Specialized compressor for XML
xpk The eXternal PacKer (XPK) library system
zip Create/update ZIP files compatible with pkzip
zip1 Create/update ZIP files compatible with pkzip version 1
zoo Manipulate archives of files in compressed form
zziplib Library for ZIP archive handling