Of course it needs to be tested by others. Supported Formats As of v1. We strongly recommend this application to all users. One thing to consider is to open a new thread for your Development test. This application is not intended to be a general purpose archiving program. It had great potential for here. As long as it's still useable it's good to have it around.
If your anti-virus software tells you otherwise, please see this for details. What it will do, however, is allow you to extract files from virtually any type of archive, regardless of source, file format, compression method, etc. If it is not a recognized signature, it will try running it through 7-Zip and UnZip as default cases. Thanks to its portability, your Windows Registry entries will remain intact. You need to set it up to move the UniExtract.
You will have a few options during installation: Select Components - These options specify which program components are installed to disk. Please note that Universal Extractor is not intended to be a general purpose archiving program. What it will do, however, is allow you to extract files from virtually any type of archive, regardless of source, file format, compression method, etc. Language switching does work from within the app itself via the Preferences menu. I should stress that Universal Extractor is not intended to be a general purpose archiving software.
The application can't be used as a replacement for other archiving programs and enables you only to extract files from archives. If the signature indicates that it's a supported format, then it attempts to begin extraction. Download this if you want a portable version, or just prefer not to use the installer. Item 5 shouldn't be a problem, the app has a preference setting on its menu. The original motivation behind this project was to create an easy, convenient way to extract files from installation packages, such as Inno Setup or Windows Installer packages, without pulling up a command line every time. This is the portable version of Universal Extractor - the software that can retrieve content from compressed files with the most popular formats. Item 6 has me confused.
Language Files As of version 1. Di semplicissimo utilizzo, può sostituire quasi se non tutti i programmi di decompressione. In the process I got a little carried away and ended up throwing in support for every kind of archive format I possibly could find. You can view details about the task in a Command Prompt window. The Preferences section allows you to set up the language of the application and the debug file directory.
It's able to support so many varied file formats by utilizing the many backend utilities listed in the at the bottom of the page. It also, of course, includes support for additional formats, as well as the latest versions of support binaries such as 7-Zip. If necessary, a new directory will be created with a directory size of zero. This features is configurable during installation, where, at one point, you can select the shortcuts to be bundled in the right-click menu: Add UniExtract Files, Add UniExtract Here, and Add UniExtract to Subdir. If you wish to ensure for a long time yet the existence of winPenPack, it would be very much appreciated.
It's able to support so many varied file formats by utilizing the many backend utilities listed in the credits at the bottom of the page. Note: The alt language files are alternate translations that are not included with the official release. This is best to download along with the binary archive if you want to help further development of UniExtract. Once UniExtract is installed, usage is simple. You can view details about the task in a Command Prompt window. Please note that Universal Extractor is not intended to be a general purpose archiving program. Plus, you can check options for enabling warnings before executing files, removing duplicate files, removing temporary files, or for appending missing file extensions.
The original motivation behind this project was that I wanted an easy, convenient way to extract files from installation packages, such as Inno Setup or Windows Installer packages, without pulling up a command line every time. Universal Extractor is a program do to exactly what it says: extract files from any type of archive, whether it's a simple zip file, an installation program, or even a Windows Installer. This means that the globalprefs option is enabled see for details and the history option is disabled see Program Options above. Older versions relied on the file extension to identify the filetype. The full list of supported formats can be found in the table below. If it's an executable file, it calls to analyze the file signature.
Since the base app is open source, the previous line covers it all. The original motivation behind this project was to create an easy, convenient way to extract files from various types of installation packages without the need to remember arcane command line switches or track down separate utilities to handle the unpacking. Jackson, Open Source - Converter for Microsoft Reader format e-books; used extract contents from. I've found three version so far Version 1 - Universal Extractor 1. As such, you cannot rely on it to create archives.
When you update the package but not the app inside it, you need to increment the development test number. Thanks to all of the contributors! The language issues do not appear to be a straight forward fix. Language switching from either the Launcher or Installer still need to be made to work. This package does not contain source code. Technical Details When a file is passed to UniExtract, it begins by scanning the file with. UniExtract then spawns a shell and calls the supporting binary to begin extracting files from the selected archive to the destination directory. My only concern is that a user loses control over changing the language in the app's settings.