Save your disk space by archiving using 7-zip

Posted on December 9, 2008. Filed under: General | Tags: , , , , |

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7Zip is a open source file archive utility for Microsoft Windows. It supports lots of zip file formats such as 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, RAR etc.

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You can actually use it in any computer without registering or paying for the utility. You can compress all your files and directories and save space and backup them in some online storage providers or in a optical disc.

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Why should I use it when I have WinZIP cracked?

This is obvious question you might get. with open source, you get the real freedom and 7-zip is absolutely free. whereas WinZIP is not a free software and costs € 29.95. They provide trial version to try and use it. Cracking software is illegal and against law. Hence I suggest you to use 7-zip which does the same kind of  functionality as that of WinZIP and its absolutely free.

Do you find this post useful? do you know any other alternative open source utility for archiving other than 7zip? Share your knowledge.

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Welcome to GoOpenSource

Posted on December 6, 2008. Filed under: General | Tags: , , , |

Hello Readers,

This blog is all about free and open source softwares available on the internet. Many of you have heard of famous free and open source softwares like Linux, Gnu Vim, Gnu Emacs, Mozilla Firefox etc. we are not going to write about them as there are plenty of resources available on the internet. In this blog, we are going to focus on certain free and open source software which we can use in our day to day life. This will be useful to people who can’t afford money to buy softwares.

This blog will also help developers by giving them hands-on tutorials on the free and open source softwares. Not all tutorials could be written by us. but we could point to right resources available on the internet which we have used for my own development. we also invite the readers to send an email to us on the open source projects you want to see the hands-on.

we will write first few posts about how free and open source softwares got evolved and how it became challenging to major corporations like Microsoft, Oracle etc. we will also discuss about companies that use free and open source softwares in their businesses.

– GoOpenSource Team

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