ASSIGNMENT 4

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ITEC 325 Spring 2013 Assignment 3 Working individually describe the compression/archive utilities listed below: • 7-zip • gzip • rar • tar • zip For each utility, do the following: • Write a description of how the utility operates • List the most common arguments & describe the effect of that argument • Briefly describe any compression algorithms implemented by the utilities Create a summary table that compares and contrasts the different utilities. Cite any references you will use to create the paper. Not citing sources will result in plagiarism. Also copying and pasting directly from the sources without properly citing will result in plagiarism. The result of plagiarism is a grade of 0 for the assignment and may lead to consequences described in the syllabus. You should use APA-style citation and reference formatting for this paper. You can find references on how to use the APA style at the following address: http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/styleGuides.c

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AwanUsman AwanITEC 32507/06/2016ASSIGNMENT 4UtilityDescription7-Zip7-zip is an open source software withhigh compression ratio and has theability to reduce files to 40%. It alsoprovides password protection anddifferent compression levels. It also hasthe feature of command line and GUI.It also provides the option of selfextraction and compression of headers.ArgumentsCommand a can be used to put filesAlgorithmsin archive and it stands for add orarchive.Command d is the command fordeleting a file. It helps delete a filefrom within the archive.gzipGzip is a compression tool and is usedCommand-LineLZMA is considered to be thedefaults compression methodin 7 zip. It provides a highcompression ratio and fastdecompression because ofwhich it is very suitable fordifferent embeddedapplications.BZIP2 is a free available datacompressor tool with highquality. It compresses fileswithin 10 to 15 percent of thebest available techniques.Deflate: The deflationfor compressing files for faster networkalgorithm is a variation oftransfer. It is also considered as a fileLZ77. It helps find aduplicated string in the datainput. The second occuranceformat. Enabling the gzip compressiontool is a standard practice.Argument provided: Compressesis replaced by a pointer to thefile, with .gz format and theprevious string, in the form oforiginal is deleted.a pair.Inflate: It sets up a first leve

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