|Stable release||0.5.4 / 14 September 2014|
|License||GPLv2 or later|
Xarchiver is a front-end to various command line archiving tools for Linux and BSD operating systems, designed to be independent of the desktop environment. It is the default archiving application of Xfce and LXDE.
It uses the GTK+2 toolkit to provide the program interface; therefore it is capable of running on any system where GTK+2 support exists. A large number of other applications also use the toolkit, so support is widespread among other Linux distributions irrespective of their specific desktop solution.
Supported formats at this time (version 0.5.2) with an appropriate installed program are 7z, ARJ, bzip2, gzip, LHA, lzma, lzop, RAR, RPM, DEB, tar, and ZIP. Xarchiver uses the Direct Save Protocol XDS for drag and drop file saving. The program acts as a front-end for various commonly installed libraries dealing with the supported compression formats. Xarchiver can't create archives whose archiver is not installed.
Currently, the Xfce master branch of Xarchiver is being continued at github.
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