Squeez is a software application that offers powerful compression options through a wide range of algorithms and support for the following archive formats: ACE, ARJ, BZIP, CAB, GZIP, LZH, RAR, SQX, TAR, UUE and ZIP.
It boasts a straightforward and clean interface, which allows users to perform most operations with just a few clicks. The application provides direct access to the files and folders stored in your computer, so you can quickly select the items to archive. You can also drag and drop the files directly into the primary panel.
Thanks to its wizard style approach, the application makes the process of creating a new archive nothing but a piece of cake. You are allowed to select the archive type (standard, multi-volume or self-extracting) and format, pick the compression rate, dictionary size and recovery data, as well as select the encryption method and protect your documents with a password.
Furthermore, you can make Squeez preserve time stamps, security attributes and additional data streams, automatically save NTFS file comments, store Unicode file names, as well as add archive comments. You may also create and activate a user-defined compression profile.
The application allows users to include subfolders in the archived files, or retain the folder structure. It offers time estimation for completing the job and manages to compress large files extremely quickly. Squeez is also able to decompress the files, and you can perform tests to check the integrity of the archived items.
New toolbars can be added, and you can customize their functions by adding commands to each of them. It is important to mention that keyboard shortcuts are also available, and they can be reassigned. You can select the file associations and enable shell integration, as well as pick default parameters for the compression process.
In conclusion, Squeez offers a decent pack of features for helping you compress files and folders efficiently, while providing an easy-to-work-with and intuitive environment.