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7zip (Windows winget)

What

7zip is a file archiver utility that compresses and decompresses files. It is available for various operating systems, including Windows. Windows winget is a command-line tool that is used to install, update, and uninstall applications on Windows 10 or later versions. This knowledge base article provides a FileWave Fileset that can install 7zip on Windows using Microsoft winget.

When/Why

There are various reasons why you may want to use 7zip on your Windows device. 7zip offers high compression ratio, which means that it can reduce the size of files significantly. This can be useful when you need to store or transfer large files. Additionally, 7zip supports various file formats, including ZIP, RAR, TAR, and others. This means that you can use 7zip to create and extract files from different archives.

Using Microsoft winget to install 7zip offers several advantages. Firstly, winget is a fast and efficient way to install and update applications on Windows. Secondly, winget provides a standardized way of installing applications, which can simplify the deployment of applications in an organization. Thirdly, winget can be used to automate the installation of applications, which can save time and effort.

How

Simply follow the instructions Getting started with Microsoft winget to setup winget and then used the attached Fileset:

7zip Fileset
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