The WinTar application was designed to be a simple and cute 32-bit Windows version tarball archiver. A powerful tool which allows you to create, manage and extract most popular Unix/Linux like tarball and windows format archive files.
WinTar can create and read several different archive formats, including most popular tar variants, several cpio formats,both BSD and GNU ar variants, ZIP,7Z and Windows CAB archive formats.
It can also write shar archives and read ISO9660 CDROM images. For single compression files,WinTarsupports creating and extracting Gzip, BZip2,Unix compress (LZW), LZMA and Huffman coding algorithms.
WinTar can read and extract GNU tar, ustar, pax interchange format, cpio, Mtree, Zip, CAB and ISO9660 formats. WinTar can create ustar, pax interchange format, cpio, shar formats, Mtree, CAB, Zip and 7Z archive formats.
WinTar can read and write POSIX formats: POSIX-standard formats, including ustar, pax interchange format, and the POSIX cpio formats. WinTar supports pax interchange format: Pax interchange format is really an extended tar format.
WinTar eliminates almost all limitations of historic tar formats and provides a standard method for incorporating vendor-specific extensions.
WinTar supports of Gzip, Bzip2, Unix compression compression algorithms and None compression method. For single compression files,WinTar supports creating and extracting Gzip, BZip2,Unix compress (LZW), LZMA and Huffman coding algorithms.
WinTar supports creating and extracting Zip and Windows CAB archive formats, compressed or non-compressed. WinTar supports single gzip,bzip2,Huffman coding,Unix compress,LZMA and 7Z archives.
When reading archive files, WinTar can automatically detect archive formats and its compression method. When viewing a archive file, if there are image files in the archive, WinTar can Thumbnail and priview these image files in File List pane window and the Preview pane window.
With Modern Windows explorer and Office 2007 style Graphical User Interface (GUI), WinTar is cool and easy to use. WinTar is full integrated with Windows shell(Windows explorer).
WinTar is the right choice for for Windows user to create or manage Unix/Linux tarball archives and other archive format files. It is both affordable to everyone and a real value.