Tag: compression

402 How to decompress a .bz2 file 2012-09-28T19:40:38.043

196 How do I extract files from an MSI package? 2009-02-14T12:41:06.230

176 How can I extract .rar files on the Mac? 2009-10-07T08:44:31.133

161 How is PNG lossless given that it has a compression parameter? 2014-11-26T18:11:37.767

149 How to specify level of compression when using tar -zcvf? 2011-07-01T18:00:22.243

124 Pros and cons of bzip vs gzip? 2010-10-30T17:01:03.143

88 Compress and then encrypt, or vice-versa? 2011-03-15T09:37:59.350

86 Creating an archive from a directory without the directory name being added to the archive 2011-09-26T16:51:38.073

85 Compressing with RAR vs ZIP 2009-07-16T17:25:55.033

85 Can zipping a file break it? 2011-05-13T02:34:04.327

70 Create a tar file for compressing files and directories on Mac OS X 2009-09-24T23:32:01.993

69 What are the best options to use when compressing files using 7 Zip? 2011-05-10T14:19:13.153

67 Command to 'gzip' a folder? 2010-07-09T11:58:42.883

67 How to obtain maximum compression with .tar.gz? 2012-12-01T20:47:48.430

66 Compressing folders on a mac, without the .DS_Store 2010-10-12T09:03:48.547

59 How does NTFS compression affect performance? 2012-04-12T17:12:10.953

58 Cannot decompress .tar.xz file, getting "xz: Cannot exec: No such file or directory" from tar 2014-08-21T16:19:38.923

57 Compress files from OS X terminal? 2012-11-13T13:43:57.503

56 Different compression methods in 7zip: Which is best suited for what task? 2012-06-03T07:08:41.063

53 What is the maximum compression ratio of gzip? 2010-05-09T11:47:14.867

41 Is it possible to execute a file after extraction from a 7-Zip self-extracting archive (SFX) archive? 2009-09-17T17:18:40.890

41 How does 'dictionary size' affect compression? 2013-07-08T03:44:28.240

39 What is the cause of a high CPU usage of 'system and compressed memory' in Windows 10? 2016-01-01T21:44:36.867

37 Why is a 7zipped file larger than the raw file? 2012-08-21T10:48:54.877

36 How to make 7-Zip faster 2010-04-17T00:43:05.273

35 Is there a way to determine the decompressed size of a .bz2 file? 2009-10-11T18:33:27.023

34 .tar files without directory structure 2011-04-18T06:13:23.390

33 7-Zip seems unable to compress zero-filled virtual disk image after 1.8 GB 2019-10-24T21:40:26.657

32 How to set password on already existing winrar archive and encrypt it also? 2011-05-27T11:24:10.440

32 How do I use 7-Zip CLI for Windows to create .tar.gz archives? 2011-09-26T11:13:16.457

31 Extracting a tar.gz file returns, “This does not look like a tar archive.” 2014-11-18T18:44:43.653

30 Why doesn't Gzip compression eliminate duplicate chunks of data? 2012-09-24T18:58:29.110

29 Can Double Zipping Cause Problems? 2012-03-08T18:12:25.663

29 Optimize animated GIF size in command-line 2016-07-31T23:47:20.553

27 Is it possible to open a self-extracting compressed Windows file on a Mac? 2010-02-07T20:27:14.210

27 How to do "Files to store without compression" in 7-zip? 2011-09-16T04:07:57.580

27 What is the difference between rar and RAR5 compression? 2014-06-18T12:49:21.403

25 How can I open a .7z file in Ubuntu? 2009-11-02T08:30:40.563

25 What if I checked the box "Compress this drive to save disk space" on an SSD? 2013-03-18T03:40:26.320

24 How to extract a gpg file 2009-12-31T20:29:21.293

24 Is zip's encryption really bad? 2010-05-25T15:54:52.630

24 How can I evaluate the best choice of archive format for compressing files? 2011-07-03T09:06:59.207

24 Zip files without compression 2012-04-11T23:28:10.150

23 What do the numbers 240 and 360 mean when downloading video? How can I tell which video is more compressed? 2011-11-21T11:01:05.563

23 Is it safe (or advisable) to compress Windows Installer folder via NTFS compression? 2012-07-26T20:34:52.423

22 Best PNG Compression Software? 2009-07-20T13:55:02.533

21 How can I compress a file on Linux in-place, without using additional disk space? 2012-01-14T02:49:54.370

21 How do I rar a file into several parts in Linux? 2012-03-04T17:12:26.210

20 Windows Disk Cleanup: "Compress old files" option 2009-10-28T11:27:01.363

20 How to unpack a chrome theme? 2010-05-09T02:33:56.250

20 7-Zip compression on multi-core computers 2010-05-17T09:41:19.970

20 How can I achieve the best, standard ZIP compression? 2010-06-21T09:21:37.573

20 How do I uncompress vmlinuz to vmlinux? 2011-06-18T04:09:21.817

20 How do I use the Google data compression proxy on Firefox? 2015-07-27T14:48:43.620

19 What is the quickest, easiest way to compress an MP3 file? 2009-12-17T13:06:49.433

19 How does file compression work? 2010-04-18T14:26:59.680

19 Why doesn't ZIP Compression compress anything? 2008-08-30T22:16:05.493

19 Multithreaded support in 7za 2012-06-07T17:13:12.290

19 Compressing many similar big files 2014-03-18T19:35:48.463

19 NTFS compressed folders: is it possible to tweak compression ratio? 2014-06-30T10:35:31.727

18 Mac OS X not reporting directory sizes correctly? 2012-01-25T07:17:42.773

18 Fastest GZIP utility 2012-03-14T13:45:51.280

17 Is there a way of replacing the default 7-Zip icons? 2009-07-21T17:56:29.217

16 Between xz, gzip, and bzip2, which compression algorithim is the most efficient? 2013-04-10T18:42:37.877

16 let tar auto detect compression type when extracting from stdin 2013-12-17T21:56:11.940

16 FFMPEG / libx264: How to specify a variable frame rate but with a maximum? 2015-04-30T19:57:16.493

16 Compressing many similar large images? 2018-04-08T04:09:05.050

16 Can compressed videos be decoded back to their uncompresed original format? 2019-04-02T10:10:56.153

15 Highest compression for files(for web transfer)? 2009-07-17T10:28:05.840

15 What settings to use when making 7zip files in order to get maximum compression when compressing PDFs? 2010-08-19T23:48:08.827

15 ZIP file decompression inflating vs extracting 2010-11-16T06:11:15.863

15 Batch resize and compress PDF files 2012-05-23T10:54:39.743

14 What is the fastest compression method for a large number of files? 2011-06-19T04:55:36.570

13 Why is a FLAC encoded from a decoded MP3 bigger than the MP3? 2009-10-30T06:16:01.933

13 zip: Argument list too long (80.000 files in overall) 2011-04-19T08:49:45.183

13 Zip many files into several archives 2013-06-01T20:27:53.010

12 More efficient file compression program for many identical files? 2009-09-04T06:03:29.090

12 Three formats? Why? 2010-03-14T12:37:15.070

12 How do I convert a Linux disk image into a sparse file? 2010-07-31T03:58:39.090

12 Is there a compression or archiver program for Windows that also does deduplication? 2011-05-20T20:37:16.640

12 How do I convert tar.bz2 to tar.gz? 2011-11-16T05:44:12.777

12 Hide NTFS compression blue double arrow icon overlay 2015-11-23T21:33:52.627

12 NTFS compression on SSD - ups and downs 2016-10-18T19:56:00.077

12 Need to zip and password protect files in as few steps as possible 2017-03-12T08:44:01.833

12 Why are folders and files automatically being compressed in Windows 10? 2018-12-07T13:33:36.633

11 Reduce .wav file size 2012-08-03T01:16:24.680

11 Compress Similar Files Efficiently 2013-03-15T12:50:17.270

11 How to extract multipart rar with missing parts? 2014-01-30T22:51:50.050

11 What does combining compression methods in 7z actually do? 2014-08-04T08:21:37.133

11 Is "compress OS Drive" worth it on SSD? 2019-02-16T04:29:12.077

10 Is there a free way to compress a PDF? 2009-12-18T17:34:09.243

10 CPU-adaptive compression 2010-06-12T22:48:53.317

10 Is it a good idea to use compressed NTFS filesystem on an external harddisk? 2011-03-14T02:58:31.347

10 Piping in and out of tar and gzip 2011-09-21T04:24:49.293

10 Losslessly compressing similar images? 2012-04-29T10:44:20.067

10 Progressive JPEG quality compare to normal JPEG? 2012-08-19T06:23:34.423

10 How do I reduce the file size of videos? 2012-11-26T15:52:21.473

10 Recursively compress files in a directory and subdirectories using command line "zip" tool in Mac OS X and exclude .DS_Store files from ALL subfolders 2015-09-11T15:16:27.507

9 How do I know the gzip compression level? 2011-04-12T16:18:21.450