SETTINGS

Program Setting Used:

Note: Only maximum compression settings were used in all programs. No methods were used which took more than 400 megabytes to compress. With more RAM, higher settings could be used in some programs, thus increasing compression. * = Option ticked

7-Zip (LZMA)

Compression level: Ultra Compression Method: LZMA Dictionary size: 32MB Word size: 64 *Create solid archive

7-Zip (PPMd)

Compression level: Ultra Compression Method: PPMd Dictionary size: 384MB Word size: 32 *Create solid archive

ALZip

Archive type: alz Compression ratio: Normal *Include sub-folders

Archiver

Compression: Normal Dictionary size: 16384 KB *Enumerate subfolders *Create top level folder(s)

ARJ32

Squeez was used to compress in ARJ format Archive format: ARJ Compression rate: Maximum Dictionary size: 16 KB Recovery data: None *Include subfolders *Retain folder structure

BCArvhive

Password = 12345678

BeeGUI

Method: 3 - Maximal compression Dictionary: Level 7 *Recurse subdirectories *Create solid archive *Use current archive directory

BGA

IZArc was used to compress in BGA format Archiving Type: BGA Method: BZA Compression: Maximal

Blackhole

WinHKI was used to compress in BH format Compression level: Maximum Compression mode: 9 Compression types: BH

Compressia

Set block siez to: 15MB *Use solid blocks *Use english option *Maximum compression

CTXf

Method: Superb *Compress headers *Recurse subdirectories *English & Russian texts *Intel 80x86 32-bit executables *Delta *Low-redundant data

DCA Archiver

Method: Best

DeepFreezer

No options available

DGCA

Compress Mode: Solid *Enable Multi Sensor

Dzip

Files of type: dz Files

GCA

Compress Mode: Solid

GZIPTAR

WinAce was used to compress in GZip/Tar format Archive type: GZipTar Compression: Maximum *Include subfolders *Keep directory structure

ICEOWS

Compression level: Maximum *Include hidden and system files *Include empty folders *Recursive folder *Store create and access datetime

JAR32

WinJar was used to compress in JAR format Compression: Best *From Current Folder *Assume Yes On All *Recurse Folders *Store Full Matched Path

LZH

Squeez was used to compress in LZH format Archive type: LZH Compression rate: Maximum Dictionary size: 8KB *Include subfolders *Retain folder structure

MS Cab

HeleCABCompressor was used to compress in CAB format Compression type: LZX Super21 *Extensions grouping *Save directory names *Relative directory

Safe Melt 32

Type of self-extracting file: Console

SBC

Compressionrate: Advanced

Squeez

Archive format: SQX Compression rate: Maximum Dictionary size: 4096 bytes Recovery data: None *Multimedia compression *EXE compression *Create solid archive *Include subfolders *Retain folder structure

StuffIt

Archive Format: StuffIt Compression Method: Arsenic

StuffIt X

Archive Format: StuffIt X Compression Method: Method 5 Level: 16 Memory: 23 Optimizers: On Block Mode: On Redundancy: Off Text Encoding: None

UHARC (ALZ)

WinUHA was used to compress in UHA format Compression: ALZ-3 Dictionary Size: 32768 *Dictionary *Multimedia Compression *Include subdirectories

UHARC (LZP)

WinUHA was used to compress in UHA format Compression: LZP Dictionary Size: 32768 *Dictionary *Multimedia Compression *Include subdirectories

UHARC (PPM)

WinUHA was used to compress in UHA format Compression: PPM Dictionary Size: 32768 *Dictionary *Multimedia Compression *Include subdirectories

WinAce

Archive type: ACE Compression: Maximum Dictionary: 4096KB *Make solid archive *Use Ace 2.0 compression *Delta compression *Optomized EXE compression *Optomized grahpic compression *Optomized sound compression *Include subfolders *Keep directory structure

WinHKI

Compression level: Maximum Compression types: HKI1

WinImp

Compression: Algorithm 1 - Best Compression block size: 419430400b Solid unit size: 16Mb Volume size: 2Gb *Multimedia filter *Include subfolders *Store folder names *Include hidden/system files

WinImp (M2)

Compression: Algorithm 2 Compression block size: 419430400b Solid unit size: 16Mb Volume size: 2Gb *Multimedia filter *Include subfolders *Store folder names *Include hidden/system files

WinRAR

Compression Method: Best Text Compression: Auto Audio Compression: Auto True Color Compression: Auto Dictionary Size: 4096KB *Create solid archive *Enable 32-bit executable (Pentium) compression *Enable 64-bit executable (Itanium) compression *Enable delta compression

WinRK (PPMD)

Compression Method: PPMD Model size: 400MB PPM model order: 16 Audio model order: 128 Bit-stream model order: 26 *Use text dictionary *Prefer image codecs fomr compressing images

WinRK (PPMZ)

Compression Method: PPMZ Model size: 400MB PPM model order: 16 Audio model order: 128 Bit-stream model order: 26 *Use text dictionary *Prefer image codecs fomr compressing images

WinRK (PWCM)

Compression Method: Plugin Codec: PWCM Model size: 400MB PPM model order: 16 Audio model order: 128 Bit-stream model order: 26 *Use text dictionary *Prefer image codecs fomr compressing images

WinRK (ROLZ)

Compression Method: ROLZ Model size: 400MB PPM model order: 16 Audio model order: 128 Bit-stream model order: 26 *Use text dictionary *Prefer image codecs fomr compressing images

WinUDA 2.90 classic

*Mode-3 *Recurse subdirectories

Zip

7-Zip was used to compress in standard ZIP format Compression level: Ultra Compression Method: Deflate Dictionary size: 32KB Word size: 64 Main page