ZIP is an archive file format that contains one or more files or compressed folders, permitting files to be compressed using a variety of methods. In addition, ZIP can store files without compressing them. In a ZIP archive, all files are compressed individually. This makes it possible to add new files and extract old ones without the need to compress or decompress the entire archive.
ZIP files are easy to create and can hold a vast amount of data, making them an excellent choice for saving space and bandwidth. Because of this, they are widely used.
Understandably, it can be quite devastating when you attempt to open a ZIP file and receive an error message stating that the file has been corrupted. So how do you recover data from a corrupted ZIP file?
There are many tools on the market that were developed to repair damaged ZIP archives. While most promise to recover all of the files in your archive, there are several ways a file can be corrupted. Many tools miss a couple of files here and there, and some can’t repair any files in the archive at all.
DataNumen Zip Repair (DZIPR)
DataNumen Zip Repair (DZIPR) is one of the easiest and most effective ZIP repair and recovery tools on the market.
Formerly Advanced Zip Repair, DataNumen Zip Repair (DZIPR) is a powerful tool that can be used to repair corrupt ZIP and self-extracting (SFX) files. DZIPR supports all versions of ZIP format (up to ZIP File Format Specification Version 6.2) and of SFX files created by many different applications. In addition, DZIPR can minimize the loss of file corruption by recovering data in ZIP archives.
How do I know if DZIPR is Right for Me?
To ensure that DZIPR is right for your zip recovery needs, simply use the demo version that is available on the DZIPR website. This software will run the repair process. Once the process is complete, you can review a repair report listing all recoverable items in your Zip archive.
For each item, the report displays a file name, file size, packed size, and its recoverability status. This data will give you the information you need to determine whether DZIPR can recover the zip archive in your system. To repair Zip archive, however, the full version must be ordered.
How do I order DZIPR?
The demo version will display a list of recoverable items in your Zip archive, but it will not output the repaired Zip archive. To fix Zip archive and to recover the data, you must purchase the full version from the DataNumen website for $49.95. Volume licensing is available for institutions and companies with multiple users.
DZIPR is conveniently available for download and use immediately after completing and sending the online order form. DataNumen’s support team is ready and available to assist you with any questions or issues.
About the Author
Alan Chen is President and Chairman of DataNumen, Inc., which is the world leader in data recovery technologies, including outlook repair, sql recovery, word recovery and excel software products. For more information visit www.datanumen.com.