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What is 7z file?
If you see a file with the .7z extension, it means that it’s in a compressed/archive format. It’s the latest compression file format, and it is known for providing high-level compression. Since it’s a part of the 7-Zip open-source software, so is the 7z extension, and that means that you don’t need to buy it in order to use it.
How to create .7z file on Mac
Creating a .7z file on Mac has never been easier. Let’s go through the main steps:
- Open the folder that contains your files, right-click anywhere inside it and select New-> Compressed Folder and just type a name for your archive.
- Double-click and open your new archive, then just drag & drop all the files inside. Congrats, you have successfully created a 7-zip for Mac.