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PACL 6.01 officially released!

February 15th, 2010 | Category: Product News

Dear users,

We have officially released PACL 6.01 today. PACL has been in testing since last year, and this is first “official” release. PACL 6.0 brings many improvements to PACL, including our brand new multicore ZIP/ZIPX engine and full 7-Zip support. Here is full list of changes from version 4.xx:

  • PACOMP.EXE:
    • New ZIP engine (requires PACLIB.DLL)
      • support for large ZIP (over 4 GB).
      • support for PPMd, WavPack, BZIP2, LZMA compression methods.
      • support for Unicode archives (both archives and files inside).
      • support for multicore compression (ZIP Deflate and ZIP LZMA).
      • New switches:
        • unicode : parameters and output are in unicode format.
          (PACOMPU.EXE removed from distribution)
        • 0 : start as low priority process.
        • c  : added new compression methods for ZIP.
        • o : force Unicode saving of filenames.
        • u, h : update and freshen actions for ZIP archives.
  • PA Command Line 6 is herePAEXT.EXE
    • New ZIP engine (required PACLIB.DLL)
      • support for large ZIP (over 4 GB).
      • support for JPEG, PPMd, WavPack, BZIP2, LZMA decompression.
      • support for decrypting PKAES and WZAES encrypted files.
      • support
      • for Unicode archives (both archives and files inside).
      • New UnRar engine with up to 30% faster uncompression.
      • New switches:
        • unicode  : parameters and output are in unicode format, (PAEXTU.EXE removed from distribution)
        • 0 : start as low priority process.
  • PAENCODE.EXE
    • New switches:
      • unicode : parameters and output are in unicode format.
        (PAENCODEU.EXE removed from distribution)

PACL 6.00 is free upgrade to: all personal PA users, PA business license users with current license and all PACL 4.x users that purchased in past 2 years. Everyone else can get 40% discount to get latest PACL 6.0. To get free upgrade, new registration codes or purchase upgrade, please go to your account. You can download PACL 6.01 from here. Thanks for being patient with us… you will be blown away soon, i hope ;-).