PowerArchiver 2009 offers hundreds of features, yet remains easy to use, small and fast. Novice users will find a familiar interface complete with tutorial and detailed help, while more experienced users can take advantage of full Explorer integration, multiple encryption methods and advanced compression algorithms.
# Preview window - easily preview archives, images, text and many other file types, without having to open archive or file. Works both while browsing drives and inside archives. Supports Plug-ins.
# Backup list window - see your backups on integrated list for easier usage.
# Speed - overall great speed improvements in compression and extraction, especially in Vista with RAR/ZIP files.
# New ZIP Engine - zip can now compress files in use; proper progress window.
# Improved 7-Zip Engine - support for fast updating of non-solid archives, themed overwrite dialogue with proper options.
# Unicode support - better support for Unicode in 7-zip and RAR formats.
# New Configuration window - easier to use configuration window.
# Modern/Classic interfaces - streamlined for easier use, more MRU's.
# Archive Convertor - added "save password for current session" option.
# Encrypt Tool - completely redone - now option to create zip and 7zip encrypted archives, as well as encrypt current archives to 3 different formats (zip, 7-zip, pae).
# Batch Archive tool - added "Add subfolders to separate archives" option.
# Multi Extract tool - added "File's current folder" and "Save password for current session" options.
# Add window - redone for easier usage and more options added.
# Transparent Updating - added support for updating solid cab archives.
# Web Update - now checks for PAOP updates as well as any other PA component.
# Installer - future updates can now come in form of patches.
# 64bit skinning engine for x64 systems.
# CD/DVD/Blu-Ray burner - burn archives, images and any files directly from PowerArchiver or shell extensions.
# Create ISO - create ISO files in PowerArchiver, either by ripping the CD/DVD/BD or directly from disk.
# Virtual DVD - mount ISO files in Virtual DVD.
# FTP Client - download and upload files directly from PowerArchiver via FTP.
# Interface - completely new interface with sidebar navigation.
# File list support - export/import file lists.
# Filters - added include and exclude filters at the same time.
# Backup Types - added full/incremental/differential backup types.
# 7-zip compression (PRO) - added 7-zip compression option to Backup.
# Burn to CD/DVD/Blu-Ray (PRO) - added burner option to Backup.
# Scheduling - create/edit Windows Schedules from within backup and PowerArchiver.
# Logs (PRO) - added logging capability with email support.
# Unicode - completely rewritten for Unicode support.
# Reorganized - more features, more options, less clutter.