PowerArchiver Format (PAF)

Lets develop new PowerArchiver Format (PAF) together! Tell us what YOU want from your next generation format!

Please also vote and wish on next format for PowerArchiver. Do not send us wishes about what other things you want improved with PA or some other formats in PA like rar or zip. You can use our regular site for that! Thank you!
Managers
I would like to...
by comments
by date
by popularity
Sort
Display all
or
Enable filter

1073 votes Vote

PDF, DOCX, ODT and PNG compression

Create better compression for PDF, DOCX, ODT and PNG files
spwolf, 18.01.2011, 01:35
2 comments
868 votes Vote

JPEG compression

Create better JPEG compression for PAF format!
spwolf, 18.01.2011, 01:36
2 comments
632 votes Vote

MP3 compression

Compress MP3 music a lot better!
spwolf, 19.01.2011, 18:36
0 comments
578 votes Vote

Better video file compression

More compression rate of video files
RekishiEJ, 21.01.2011, 11:54
0 comments
572 votes Vote

.exe Support / SFX

Support building SFX files and make it possible to extract
guido, 21.01.2011, 09:23
1 comment
549 votes Vote

Ability to mount archives and play videos (open documents) inside without decompressing the whole file

A format that allows to open/edit files inside without decompressing whole archive. It should be suitable for playing huge videos inside archives without waiting to extract whole file.
alextorex, 22.01.2011, 19:31
0 comments
487 votes Vote

Multiplatform support (Linux, FreeBSD, OSX, Apple iOS, etc)

If it cannot be used to transfer between operating systems, the format will most likely fail.
mheyman, 23.01.2011, 14:07
0 comments
404 votes Vote

Internal and external data recovery records

Internal and external data recovery records for PAF format.
spwolf, 18.01.2011, 01:47
0 comments
385 votes Vote

Digitally signed archives

Digitally signed archives (PKI x.509), both verification and encryption
spwolf, 18.01.2011, 01:48
0 comments
370 votes Vote

Continue to support old Windows OSes

aleksej, 22.01.2011, 19:35
1 comment
317 votes Vote

256 Bit AES encryption with FIPS 140 certification.

256 Bit AES encryption with filename encryption and master key recovery for business users. FIPS 140 certification by the government.
spwolf, 18.01.2011, 01:50
0 comments
297 votes Vote

smart compression of virtual machine images

Virtual machine disk images typically contain many unused virtual disk sectors. Currently, to get good compression, I have to first 'shrink' the virtual machine disk image then compress the shrunken image. The University of Utah has a BSD licensed...
mheyman, 23.01.2011, 14:15
0 comments
295 votes Vote

Better PSD, RAW compression(cr2, nef, dng)

Ben, 21.01.2011, 21:06
0 comments
251 votes Vote

Versioning support with byte level differentials

Versioning support with byte level differentials for storing only changed parts of newer versions.
spwolf, 18.01.2011, 01:52
0 comments
26 votes Vote

PAR2 Support

PAR2 is the best recovery format for broken files. The integration of a par2 system for checking and repairing archives secured with par2 and creating par2 files for created archives would be great.
Torsten, 23.01.2011, 22:41
0 comments
0 votes Vote

Copy a file to windows clipboard by right clicking (or CTRL+C) from within PowerArciver window.

jonathan rees, 03.08.2011, 09:19
0 comments
0 votes Vote

NTFS Security support in compressed files (varying formats)

the ability to have NTFS file security included in the archive formats. and if i uncompress at the target, also to get the same NTFS filesecurity again like in the source. this should be an clickable option
Robert, 12.01.2012, 13:15
0 comments
0 votes Vote

Make Encrypted .EXE File feature

Ability to create an encypted .EXE file so that data could be encrypted, sent, and the person sending it would not need to have PA.
Ken Grubb, 14.11.2011, 18:17
0 comments
0 votes Vote

De-dupe/single instance if compressing multiple files

Justin Whitton, 13.02.2012, 13:29
0 comments