.7Z - File Extension for 7-Zip Files

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What is 7Z? 7Z, short name for 7-Zip, is used as the file extension for 7-Zip files. .7Z files are binary files that contain archived files compressed with several algorithms. See the sample .7Z file included below.

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File Extension: .7Z

MIME Type: application/x-7z-compressed

File Content: 7-Zip

.7Z files are 7-Zip files saved as binary files. Here are the first 64 bytes of a sample .7Z file dumped in HEX values:

37 7a bc af 27 1c 00 03 73 6e ae d1 d3 02 00 00 7z......sn......
00 00 00 00 23 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 87 c7 6f 26 ..............o.
00 38 1d 48 68 6c 1c 35 30 0e c9 93 78 73 fe 17 .8.Hhl.50...xs..
1c 8e fa ab b7 34 92 c8 58 5c 93 08 d7 68 b7 e5 .....4..X....h..

.7Z 7-Zip file sample: Click sample.7z to download.

.7Z 7-Zip files can be created and modified by these software:

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