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Unzipping and Zipping files


Is there a way of zipping and unzipping files
without doing it through a command line ?

Basically I'm looking for a component (OCX, Automation controller) which enables me to ZIP a file without startint
a command line session

Fairlight
Saturday, September 27, 2003

Have look at www.gzip.org , they have links to an OCX (or the zlib folks do)

Peter Ibbotson
Saturday, September 27, 2003

Check out lszip (Lindersoft product). We have the DLLs installed on 90,000 custom machines.

The URL is lszip.com or lindersoft.com

Kendall Swan
Saturday, September 27, 2003

nsoftware has a zip component. Haven't used it, tho.

Philo

Philo
Saturday, September 27, 2003

I use xceedsoft's zip/unzip component.  Never had any problems.

Alex
Saturday, September 27, 2003

We use DynaZip-NX with no problems ever. MS used DynaZip for the zip support in WinXP, which is a pretty good endorsement.

--Josh

JWA
Saturday, September 27, 2003

I believe infozip (the free one) has one too.
Another thing you can do is let wscript call it for you.

Li-fan Chen
Sunday, September 28, 2003

http://www.codeguru.com/vb/articles/1854.shtml

Li-fan Chen
Sunday, September 28, 2003

You should probably check out pkware.com. They originated the zip file format, and they have an API for several common languages.  It's how they make their money, since they give away at least a version of their software.

Clay Dowling
Sunday, September 28, 2003

I think you will find most zip products out there are based on zlib. http://www.gzip.org/zlib/

Tony E
Sunday, September 28, 2003

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