Zippy 1.03.04 OS/2 SHAREWARE


Zippy is a most advanced archive manager for ArcaOS, eComStation and IBM's OS/2 operating systems. Allow to easy to browse and extract files from any archive (it supports all popular formats). Can create a standard Zip or 7z archives. Main features:

  • Support extracting data from any popular archive format such as Zip, Rar, Arj, 7-Zip, Tar, GZip, BZip2, etc.
  • Support extracting data from CD/DVD ISO images.
  • Easy create or update Zip, 7-Zip or Tar archive.
  • Easy adjust various parameters of created archives (compression level, dictionary size and etc.).
  • Encryption of packed data up with further decrypting.
  • Support extracting OS/2 extended attributes (EA) from Rar, Zip and 7-Zip archives. Pack EAs to Zip and 7-Zip archives.
  • Can split archive to volumes for easy burning to CD/DVD/BD or sending via E-mail.
  • Also support big archives that are larger than 2 GB.
System requirements:
  • Operating system: ArcaOS, eComStation, IBM OS/2 Warp MCP2 or higher
  • eCo Software runtime
Zippy Zippy extract dialog Zippy create archive dialog Zippy create archive dialog Zippy create archive Zippy setup associations Zippy command-line help

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Archive Management Software Comparison

yes - yes, yes - no

FeatureZippyArchive Tool
Can extract files from archives 7z APM Arj bzip2 Cab Chm Cpio CramFS Deb Dmg FAT FLV gzip HFS Iso Lzh lzma lzma86 MachO MBR MsLZ Mub Nsis NTFS PE Ppmd Rar Rar5 Rpm SquashFS SWF tar TE UDF UEFI wim Xar xz Z zip 7z gzip tar xz zip
Can create archives 7z tar zip 7z zip
Can use all power of the multi-core CPUs yes no
Supports OS/2 EAs 7z Rar zip 7z zip
Can extract files from multi-volumed archives yes no
Can split created archives into volumes yes no
Can create and modify encrypted archives yes no

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WarpIN is required for installations of archives with the wpi-extension. You can download free copy of the WarpIN for ArcaOS, eComStation and OS/2 from WarpIN support page.
1 Download and install the latest version of the base package of the eCo Software runtime, 1854 KB DOWNLOAD
and then install the windows package of the runtime. WARNING! During installation of both packages select "Overwrite All" and "Unlock All" to overwrite the old runtime and restart your system afterwards. 2597 KB DOWNLOAD
2 Download and install Zippy. 1605 KB DOWNLOAD
This products uses parts of the 7-Zip library, which is copyright (C) 1999-2010 Igor Pavlov. The library and its use are covered by the GNU Lesser General Public License version 2.1. The text of that license can be found at:
The sources to the 7-Zip modules used by this product may be found at:

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How to buy

You can buy Zippy via Arca Noae online shop:
After payment, you will receive an e-mail containing the key file and detailed instructions for the key usage.

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Last changes

Version 1.03.04

  • Updated German translation, thanks to Mathias Rissler.
Version 1.03.03

  • Name of a previous file no longer freezes on the progress dialog at compressing and extracting large files.
  • Updated Spanish translation, thanks to Alfredo Fernandez Diaz.
Version 1.03.02

  • Fixed SYS3170 at program exiting via program menu.
  • Updated Dutch translation, thanks to Elbert Pol.
Version 1.03.01

  • Prevented updating the application title too often during compression and extraction.
  • Fixed root directory processing if a whole disk is selected for compression.
  • Archive creation continues in case if some source files cannot be read.
Version 1.03.00

  • Now you can specify number of thread used at creating 7-Zip or Zip archive. Multiple threads can significantly improve performance when running on a multi-core processor.
  • Now the progress status during compression, extraction and testing is updated no often than 1/3 sec. This is also can significantly improve performance when processing many small files.
  • The password is not keeped if errors were found when unpacking or testing the archive.
  • The power of the command line increased again.
  • Program translated to Spanish, thanks to Alfredo Fernandez Diaz.

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Last modified 11/09/2019 at 15:25