7-Zip for Chromebook

7-Zip on Chromebook : 7-Zip is an open source application used for compressing files. It is written in C++ and runs on all Windows, Linux and Mac devices. 7-Zip File Archive is developed by Igor Pavlov and can be used from a command-line interface or as a graphical user interface. The default file extension of the archive will be .7z and each archive will have multiple files and directories.


Features of 7-Zip

  • Supports a number of archive file formats including APM, ZIP, RAR, Gzip, JAR, FLV, ISO, CHM, DEB, LZMA, NTFS, HFS, WIM and FAT
  • Comes with a file manager and a set of standard tools for file archiving
  • Helps to create an archive, extract an archive and test archive for detection of errors
  • It also helps to copy, move and delete files found in archives
  • Archives can be encrypted
  • Helps in backup of files

More software for Chromebook: LibreOffice for Chromebook

How to Download 7-Zip for Chromebook

Installing 7-Zip using Play Store

  1. Check if your Chromebook is compatible for installing Android apps: Chromebook Play Store Compatibility
  2. If your Chromebook is compatible, then you can install Play store by following these instructions. After that search for 7-Zipand install the app on your chromebook.
  3. If your Chromebook is not compatible you can download the Play store apk and installing it manually, After that you can follow the steps mentioned above to find the “7-Zip” app and install it on your device.

Installing 7-Zip using Chrome Browser

  1. If the software is not available on Play store, then you can try finding “7-Zip” on the chrome web store.
  2. Open chrome browser and go to the Web store, search for “7-Zip” and install it.

Install 7-Zip using Rollapp 

  1. If the “7-Zip” software is not available on chrome web store, then you can go to Rollapp, a useful website to access software online from any device.
  2. Go to the Rollapp website and search for “7-Zip” and use the application online.