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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 7.15:

  • Added the feature decompressing 7Z archives compressed with LZ4, LZ5, Lizard, and Deflate64 algorithms
  • Fixed a bug that the program crashes when compressing files under certain conditions
  • Improved the feature decompressing a UDF archive
  • Fixed a bug that decompression cannot be done if a filename inside the archive contains some special characters
  • Improved the program's stability
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.14:

  • Fixed a bug that occurs when decompressing an archive whose name ends with a blank space
  • Improved the handling of a program crash
  • Added a feature storing symbolic links in a TAR archive
  • Fixed the web browser control to make it run at a low integrity level
  • Added a feature decompressing ZIPX archives compressed with ZSTD algorithm
  • Improved the processing speed when decompressing a UDF archive
  • Fixed a bug that the program crashes when opening an archive under certain conditions
  • Fixed a bug that the program cannot decompress a ZIP archive whose local file header does not include the filename
  • Added a feature storing an archive comment in the advanced ZIP compression settings
  • Added a feature turning on and off filename encryption in the advanced 7Z compression settings
  • Improved the preview of thumbnail images
  • Added a feature storing hard links in a TAR archive
  • Fixed a bug related to -ex: switch
  • Added a feature applying ICC profiles to the internal image viewer
  • Fixed a DLL hijacking vulnerability (CNVD-C-2021-22156)
  • Added a feature processing junctions in a RAR5 archive
  • Improved the error message displayed with AMSI initialization failure
  • Fixed a bug that some TAR files cannot be processed
  • Fixed a bug that files without extensions cannot be processed on CLI
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.13:

  • Added the feature decompressing hard-linked and symbolic-linked (Unix) files in a RAR5 archive
  • Added the feature decompressing 7Z archives compressed with ZSTD and Brotli algorithms
  • Improved the processing of hard-linked and symbolic-linked files in a TAR archive
  • Fixed a bug that some UDF files (.iso) of large sizes cannot be decompressed
  • Fixed a bug that some NSIS files (.exe) cannot be decompressed
  • Improved the processing of command-line commands
  • Improved the feature repairing a ZIP archive
  • Improved the processing of 7Z compression
  • Improved the processing of an app crash
  • Improved the Password Recovery
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.12:

  • Stability improvements and bugfixes

What's New in version 7.11:

  • Fixed a bug that some split-archived RAR5 files cannot be opened
  • Fixed a bug that setting a password is unavailable when creating an SFX file
  • Fixed a bug that some TAR files are incorrectly processed
  • Fixed a bug that the processing speed is low when compressing files of small sizes in 7Z format
  • Improved the processing speed when decompressing a 7Z archive
  • Added the feature 'Select toolbar buttons'
  • Fixed a bug that translation using a code page does not work properly when decompression needs administrative privileges
  • Improved the feature 'Image Preview in Archive' for a solid-compressed 7Z archive
  • Added -cp:NN switch specifying the code page for opening or extracting files
  • Added the feature setting the font for a file list from an archive
  • Fixed a bug that the program crashes when opening some RAR5 files
  • Fixed a bug that the program crashes when opening some UDF files
  • Fixed a bug that the program crashes if the system clock is before the year 1970
  • Fixed a bug that the program crashes under certain conditions
  • Other improvements in the program's stability

What's New in version 7.10:

  • Fixed a buffer overrun vulnerability (KVE-2020-0652)
  • Fixed a bug that the context menus on the File Explorer are displayed only in English when signing in with another Windows account in which the program has never been run
  • Added -t:NN switch specifying the number of CPU threads to be used for compression
  • Fixed a bug that a folder created by the 'New folder' context menu on the File Explorer is not displayed properly sometimes
  • Fixed a bug that -r switch does not work when decompressing an archive
  • Fixed a bug that HiDPI support does not work on older versions of Windows 10
  • Fixed a bug that -cmtfile: switch is ignored when creating an SFX file
  • Improved the feature 'Image Preview in Archive'
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.09:

  • Fixed a bug that the Password Recovery does not work on the Standard Edition
  • Added /D: switch to the installer, which enables the user to select the installation folder
  • Fixed a bug that (de)compression on CLI cannot be done if the full path exceeds 260 characters
  • Fixed a bug that the program crashes when decompressing some CAB files
  • Fixed a bug that decompression is not done properly if the size of the original file is exactly 4294967295 bytes
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.08:

  • Added 'Skip this version' on the update notification
  • Fixed a bug that the program sometimes crashes when using 'Compress to each File/FolderName.zip'
  • Fixed a bug that the program sometimes crashes on a high DPI system
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.07:

  • Fixed a bug that font size in a dialog box becomes too large when displaying languages of the Latin alphabets
  • New feature that a user can resize thumbnails of 'View large icons' by using [Ctrl + Scrolling the mousewheel] or [Ctrl and +/-]
  • Fixed a bug that occurs when processing an extended header of TAR format
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.06:

  • Support for Per-Monitor V2 DPI Awareness
  • ( The new feature of Windows 10 allowing apps to be scaled automatically whenever the resolution changes )
  • Fixed a bug that a ZIP archive comment cannot be deleted
  • Fixed a bug that 'Test Archive' does not work when adding a file to an archive
  • Fixed a bug that an encrypted 7Z archive cannot be opened even with the valid password if the password is entered incorrectly once
  • Fixed a bug that the image preview in an archive shows a wrong image under certain conditions
  • Fixed a bug associated with a self-extracting archive (SFX)
  • Fixed a bug that a file in a TGZ archive's subfolder cannot be decompressed when using Ctrl+F and drag & drop
  • New feature that a user can specify the number of CPU threads to be used for 7Z compression in the advanced compression settings
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.04:

  • Fixed a bug that the File Explorer crashes when right-clicking on a TGZ file
  • Fixed a bug that 'Test Archive' does not work sometimes when creating an archive
  • Improved the installer
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.03:

  • Fixed a bug that extended headers of TAR format are incorrectly processed
  • Fixed a bug that folder timestamps are incorrectly processed when decompressing an archive
  • Fixed a bug that processing speed is low when previewing images on a folder which has a large number of images
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.02:

  • Fixed an error which occurs when decompressing multiple archives of small sizes individually on the File Explorer
  • Improved the registration of paid editions
  • Updated the multi-language files
  • Fixed bugs in the installer
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.01:

  • Fixed a bug that some types of hard-linked files in TAR format cannot be processed
  • Fixed bugs in the internal image viewer
  • Fixed bugs in the password manager
  • Fixed bugs in the UI
  • Fixed bugs in the command line processing
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 7.0:

New license system:

  • Bandizip 7.0 is released in 3 types of editions: Standard (Free) / Professional (Paid) / Enterprise (Paid)

Modifications:

  • Bandizip 7.0 uses an online installer.
  • Advertisements appear on Bandizip Standard Edition.

Miscellaneous:

  • SFX (EXE) files created by Bandizip no longer work with Windows XP.
  • Changed name of command line compression tool for console (bc.exe ? bz.exe)

New features and improvements:

  • Advanced compression settings
  • New feature displaying images with thumbnails on View > File list > Icons
  • New feature 'Single-click to open an item'
  • New feature using Alt + Left/Right arrow to go back/forward one folder
  • New feature displaying images with thumbnails on View > File list > Icons
  • New feature displaying files with large icons
  • (Displaying images with larger thumbnails)
  • New feature processing hard-linked files in TAR format
  • New feature pre-allocating disk space for an output file
  • (Minimizing disk fragmentation and improving speed in decompression)
  • New command 'rn' for command line interface
  • Wildcards are available in filenames for command line interface, enabling decompression of multiple archives.
  • Installer detects CPU automatically (x86/x64/ARM64) and downloads compatible files, enabling traffic management and faster update.
  • Decompressing NSIS format on its own without relying on external libraries
  • Decompressing UDF format on its own without relying on external libraries (support for UDF 2.60)
  • Decompressing PMA (LHA) format in PM1 method
  • Decompressing Google Brotli (.br) format
  • Decompressing Facebook Zstandard (.zstd) format
  • Improved speed in compression and decompression
  • Improved speed in decompression of RAR5 file
  • Improved speed in decompression of some types of 7Z file
  • Improved support for multi-monitor environment
  • Improved support for DOS SFX format
  • Improved support for ZIP file compressed in MBCS on Unix
  • Improved processing method for code page in TAR format
  • Improved command processing for command line interface
  • Improved feature 'Open file location'
  • Improved update settings

Resolved issues:

  • Fixed bug that UI appears blurry on HiDPI display
  • Fixed bug that right-to-left languages are displayed incorrectly (e.g. Arabic)
  • Fixed issue that processing speed is low when (de)compressing multiple files of small sizes individually

What's New in version 7.0 Beta 41:

  • Fixed bug that UI appears blurry on HiDPI display
  • Fixed bug that right-to-left languages are displayed incorrectly (e.g. Arabic)
  • New feature using Alt + Left/Right arrow to go back/forward one folder
  • Improved support for multi-monitor environment
  • Installer detects CPU automatically (x86/x64/ARM64) and downloads compatible files, enabling traffic management and faster update.
  • New feature displaying images with thumbnails on View > File list > Icons
  • New feature displaying files with large icons (displaying images with larger thumbnails)
  • SFX(EXE) files created by Bandizip no longer work with Windows XP.
  • Improved command processing for command line interface
  • Improved feature 'Open file location'
  • Wildcards are available in filenames for command line interface, enabling decompression of multiple archives.
  • Improved update setting

What's New in version 6.26:

  • Fixed: Crash issue when opening a certain type of CAB file
  • New code signing certificate has been installed.
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 6.25:

  • Fixed: Security issue when using 'Open file location' feature
  • Improved: Installer
  • Other modifications

What's New in version 6.23:

  • Added support for GARBLE algorithm of ARJ format
  • Added support for obfuscated-deflate algorithm of ALZ format
  • Added support for HTTP Proxy when you update manually
  • Fixed a bug where some damaged ISO files cannot be opened
  • Fixed a bug where file time information of specific ISO is not handled correctly
  • Fixed a bug where Bandizip cannot open SFX(RAR, LZH, ARJ) files that are compressed in DOS
  • Some minor bug fixes

What's New in version 6.21:

  • Stop supporting ACE format due to vulnerability (CVE-2018-20250)
  • Fixed: Crash problem while extracting specific NSIS
  • Fixed: Shell extension does not work for the specific case
  • Some minor bug fixes

What's New in version 6.20:

  • Fixed: Toolbar image related issue

What's New in version 6.19:

  • New: EGG/AZO algorithm extraction support
  • Fixed: Recognize some zip files that are compressed with Mac Finder as corrupted files
  • Improved: Enhanced stability during multicore compression
  • Stability improvements and bugfixes

What's New in version 6.18:

New:

  • 'Windows 10 on ARM' support

Improved:

  • Installer improvements
  • Precise file time processing for RAR4 format

Fixed:

  • File time is changed while processing Zone.Identifier
  • Internal image viewer cannot process password correctly under the specific condition
  • Stability improvements and Bugfixes

What's New in version 6.17:

  • Update Type: Minor update
  • Fixed: Vulnerability of the internal image viewer(CNVD-C-2018-107947)
  • Stability improvements

What's New in version 6.16:

  • Fixed: Filename case sensitive related problem when editing ZIP file
  • Fixed: Recognize empty ZIP file as a corrupted file
  • Fixed: Internal image viewer resizing related problem
  • Improved the stability of the program and several bugs fixed

What's New in version 6.15:

  • New: System security enhancement by copying Zone.Identifier information
  • Improved: File association process
  • Improved: Does not use GDI+ anymore
  • Fixed: Cannot read some settings text when using High Contrast
  • Fixed: The date of the file is not correctly displayed if it is before January 1, 1970
  • Improved the stability of the program and several bugs fixed

What's New in version 6.14:

  • Fixed: Cannot extract specific RAR5 format file
  • Fixed: Cannot extract specific RAR format file
  • Fixed: Ace format related bugs
  • ZLIB update(1.2.8->1.2.11)
  • Improved the stability of the program
  • Code refactoring

What's New in version 6.13:

  • Update Type: Major update
  • New: Show/Hide Status Bar
  • Improved: Updater
  • Improved: Installer
  • Fixed: 7z handling problem of the internal image viewer
  • Fixed: Symbolic link related bugs
  • Fixed: Does not process RAR5 format's file attributes
  • Fixed: Rare crash during Wavpack extraction
  • Fixed: Codesign related problem with SFX file
  • Several bugs fixed

What's New in version 5.11:

  • Improved support for high resolution DPI.
  • The 'Handle long path names exceeding 260 characters' option is checked by default.

Bugs fixed:

  • The Sparse format of TAR was recognized as a corrupted file.
  • An error occurred if ISO files had MBCS in the pathname under certain situations.
  • Failed to extract some GZIP files which had annotations.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's New in version 5.10:

  • Added the Armenian language file by Aram Vardanyan.
  • Improved security of Bandizip Updater.
  • Bugfix: Some .7z files were extracted slowly in a certain situation.
  • Bugfix: Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in version 5.09:

  • Bandizip is now able to extract i00, i01, i02 files (ISO split archives).
  • Bugfix: DPI AWARE didn't work properly in the Select Folder dialog box.
  • Bugfix: Bandizip stopped working while extracting some 7Z files if the user entered the wrong password.

What's New in version 5.07.12631:

  • Improved compatibility with Windows 10.
  • Added unicode support for the Info-ZIP header of Zip format.
  • Bugs fix: Failed to extract some XZ files.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's New in version 5.06.12596:

  • Added the Japanese language file.

What's New in version 5.06.12571:

  • Fix: Failed to extract some 4 GB or bigger split ZIP files.
  • Fix: Extracted files' time wasn't set correctly when Bandizip extracted the RAR files (Year 2038 bug).
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's New in version 5.05:

  • Bug fixed - Some archived files were not displayed when they had been compressed by right clicking in Windows Explorer.
  • Added the Belarusian language file.

What's New in version 5.04:

  • A drop-down menu will be shown when right clicking on the Open and Extract buttons.
  • The preset size of Gmail has changed from 26,214,400 bytes to 25,600,000 bytes.
  • Improved the UI of message boxes.
  • Added the Finnish and Sinhala language files

Bugs fixed:

  • The progress status bar was not displayed properly when modifying Zip files in a certain situation.
  • The code page of file names was not saved as UTF-8 when modifying Zip files even if the user checked the 'Use unicode file names in Zip files (UTF-8)' option.
  • Failed to extract RAR5 archives which were compressed with passwords and the Store method.
  • Failed to open certain files with an external editor if the file name in the archive has a blank space.
  • Failed to extract CAB archives which were split and compressed with the MSZIP algorithm.
  • Failed to handle the SWAP2 and SWAP4 filters of the 7z format.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in version 5.0:

  • Bandizip is now installed in the Program Files folder instead of the 'LOCALAPPDATA' folder. (Administrator's privileges are required.)
  • Added support for high-resolution monitors (DPI-Aware)
  • Added support for Windows 8 file associations.
  • ISZ/BIN file formats can be extracted.
  • GIF, PSD, BMP formats can be viewed with the internal image viewer.
  • Archived images can be viewed with Honeyview.
  • Fixed many bugs.

What's new in version 3.10:

  • Improved security of Bandizip.
  • Bugs fixed - Failed to extract splitted .ace files
  • Others

What's New in version 3.09:

  • Bandizip now supports the new RAR 5.0 archive format
  • Added Uyghur language file

What's New in version 3.08:

  • Bugfix: Failed to open a certain ZIP64 file format
  • Bugfix: Mouse pointer moved to the upper left corner when the 'Snap-To' function of mouse pointer was enabled.

What's New in version 3.07:

  • Some .7z files were corrupted in a certain situation.
  • Bandizip now uses LZMA2 instead of LZMA when packing .7z files.

What's New in version 3.06:

  • Added Hebrew language file by Ronen Nisanov.
  • Bandizip now uses LZMA instead of LZMA2 when packing .7z files.

What's New in version 3.05:

  • Improved security of Bandizip.
  • Bug fix: Filename was not displayed automatically when Bandizip archived the root directory of a hard drive.

What's New in version 3.03:

  • Added Thai language file.
  • Bugs fixed
  • Some password-protected .7z files were corrupted in a certain situation.
  • Others