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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 1.6:

  • Updated Zipware.exe to 64bit on 64bit systems.
  • Updated Zipware's underlying 7-zip version from 16.04 to 18.05.
  • Updated Zipware's underlying unRAR version from 5.40 to 5.60.
  • Added option to rename files and folders in supported archives.
  • Added new file extension icons based on Windows 10 zip folder icons.
  • Added option to select which file extension icon set is used.
  • Added Greek translation by geogeo.gr.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - speed for LZMA/LZMA2 compressing was increased.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - 8&'37; LZMA/LZMA2 compression speed increase for fastest/fast setting.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - 3&'37; LZMA/LZMA2 compression speed increase for normal/max setting.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - improvements to Zip, HFS and DMG code.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - doesn't use 'Large Pages' on Windows 10 up to revision 1709.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - some bugs were fixed.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - speed for single-thread LZMA/LZMA2 decoding increased by 30&'37; for x64 and 3&'37; for x86 versions.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - now can use multi-threading for xz decoding.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - now can unpack DMG archives that use LZFSE compression method.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - now doesn't allow update operation for archives that have read-only attribute.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - extracting from tar with -si switch didn't set timestamps for directories.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - now can unpack OBJ/COFF files.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - xz decoder now can unpack random block from multi-block xz archives.
  • pdates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - zip unpacking code was improved.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - could add unrequired alternate file streams to WIM archives
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 18.05 - now reserves file space before writing to file
  • Updated digitally signed files with the latest SHA-256 code signing certificate from DigiCert.
  • Updated RestSharp.dll used for VirusTotal checks from 105.0.1 to 105.2.3.
  • Note: digitally certificate will show as invalid on Windows XP as SHA-256 cert is not fully supported.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the main progress bar from being updated when deleting items from an archive.
  • Fixed bug that caused the progress window to remain open after an error when extracting files via the context menu.
  • Fixed bug that would set the default colour profile on Windows 10 to Windows 7.
  • Fixed bug that caused warning output when skipping or replacing files.
  • Fixed some items not being translated.
  • Fixed minor bugs and optimised some code.

What's New in version 1.4:

  • Added option to create new folders within archive using the context menu.
  • Added the ability to search for a matching checksum value after calculating file checksums.
  • Added option to set the width and spacing of the main toolbar buttons.
  • Added .zab (zipped audio book) to the list of extensions that can be associated to Zipware.
  • Changed progress window so that it allows resizing when warnings and logs occur.
  • Changed progress window text to show total archive count when creating/extracting multiple archives.
  • Changed the default colour profile used by Zipware when installing it on Windows 8 and above.
  • Changed the colour of some of the icons used in Windows Explorer.
  • Changed the positions of the images within the main toolbar icons.
  • Updated unRAR version from 5.30 to 5.40.
  • Updated Zipware's digitally signed files with the latest SHA-256 code signing certificate from Symantec.
  • Updated digitally certificate will show as invalid on Windows XP as SHA-256 cert is not fully supported.
  • Updated Zipware's underlying 7-zip version to 16.04 which fixes the 2 vulnerabilities listed below.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - Vulnerability - http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0093/
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - Vulnerability - http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0094/
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - now can extract ext2 and multivolume VMDK images
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - now can extract ext3 and ext4 (Linux file system) images
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - now can extract GPT images and single file QCOW2, VMDK, VDI images
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - now can extract solid WIM archives with LZMS compression.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - now can extract .zipx (WinZip) archives that use xz compression.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - created incorrect ZIP archives, if ZipCrypto encryption was used.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - could not correctly extract ISO archives that are larger than 4 GiB.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - could not open some 7z archives created by another software.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - "Compress shared files" and -ssw switch didn't work.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - NSIS support was improved.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - ZIP, NSIS, HFS, AR, DMG support was improved.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - Improved compression ratio in some 7z format for EXE and DLL files > 16 MB.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - could not extract ZIP archives encrypted with PKWARE-AES method.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - LZMA decompression speed was improved.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - now can unpack UEFI BIOS files.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - Installer and SFX modules now use some protection against DLL preloading attack.
  • Updates/fixes in 7-zip 16.04 - Some bugs were fixed in 7z, NSIS, SquashFS.
  • Fixed bug in Zipware's file extension registration.
  • Fixed bug in archive comment text window not showing scroll bars for large comments.
  • Fixed bug that occassionally caused the file counter on the main progress window to show 0.
  • Fixed bug in archive info window which would sometimes show buttons off the screen.
  • Fixed bug in drag and drop from archive that caused incorrect message about user cancelling operation.
  • Fixed minor bugs and optimised some code.

What's New in version 1.2:

  • Added Dutch translation.
  • Added Traditional Chinese translation.
  • Added option to change Zipware's overall colour profile.
  • Added option to change background colour of main tool strip.
  • Added option to change background colour of main window.
  • Added option to change foreground colour of main tool strip text.
  • Added option to add or remove the names from the main tool strip icons.
  • Added 3 new icon sets.
  • Updated archive tool strip icons.
  • Updated some tool tips.
  • Updated the style of a few GUI things.
  • Updated about window.
  • Updated licence agreement.
  • Fixed bug where Zipware could crash if toolbar button pressed while listing all files.
  • Fixed bug where archive status label tooltip was popping up when empty.
  • Fixed bug where the selected item in fileview remains highlighted when losing focus.
  • Fixed bugs in a few tooltips
  • Fixed minor bugs and optimised some code.

What's New in version 1.1:

  • Added Simplified Chinese
  • Added option to specify the default directory for new archives.
  • Updated icons displayed in explorer for zip, 7zip, rar and other.
  • Updated the splitter width between the archive folders and files to make it wider.
  • Updated digital certificate used to sign Zipware assemblies as it was due to expire.
  • Fixed bug where the selected folder in folder view didnt remain highlighted when losing focus.
  • Fixed bug where starting Zipware from the context menu would show the status node as 'opening'.
  • Fixed bug in options link to www.folder-size-explorer.com
  • Fixed minor bugs and optimised some code.