ConeXware, Inc has recently released its latest version PowerArchiver 2009 11.0 Beta 4. PowerArchiver is an award wining archive utility for Windows family of products that provides support for most compressed archive and encoded files with powerful features and tools that easily integrates with Windows Explorer. PowerArchiver natively supports many types of compression files format like ZIP, 7-ZIP, CAB, LHA(LZH), TAR, TAR.GZ, TAR.BZ2, BH, RAR, ARJ, ARC, ZOO, GZ, BZIP2, XXE, MIME, UUE and vENC. It also support internal viewer display like TXT, RTF and more than 18 image formats.

PowerArchiver creates and works with unlimited ZIP file size with enhanced ZIP format speed and compression. It also integrates with Password Manager which stores users frequently used password. PowerArchiver also able to encrypts the archives file by using 5 different methods including 256-bit AES to make the archives file more secure. Other features of PowerArchiver includes auto backup tool with FTP support, creates powerful CAB and ZIP self extracting (SFX) archives by using wizard, support batch ZIP which able to compresses hundreds of files all at once and mutli-extract tool to extract hundreds of archives instantly.

The latest changes of PowerArchiver as below:

  • Faster startup speed 10-30% and less memory usage.
  • CD/DVD/BD Burner : added verify option.
  • Virtual drive: added option to limit the number of drives for easier remounting.
  • Improved RAR associations and shell integration
  • Added folders to include/exclude in backup
  • Enlarged folder selection window for easier use
  • Many other smaller improvements and fixes
  • Fixed Bug #737: View selection issue
  • Fixed Bug #726: MV rar extraction in 64bit shell
  • Fixed Bug #724: Importing sessions in Burner
  • Fixed Bug #728: Changing skins
  • Fixed Bug #725: Multi extract drive select
  • Fixed Bug #730: Vertical position of preview/backup
  • Fixed Bug #672: PA Starter queue keyboard delete
  • Fixed Bug #719: Nag screen different expiration main/shell
  • Fixed Bug #717: 7-Zip SFX asking to overwrite file
  • Fixed Bug #718: New Folder option in explorer view
  • Fixed Bug #701: Plugins detect info and support for SWFView
  • Fixed Bug #729: Opening any other MV file than .rar