Zippy 0.09.00 OS/2 SHAREWARE


Zippy is a most advanced archive manager for IBM's OS/2 and eComStation operating systems. Allow to easy to browse and extract files from any archive (it supports all popular formats). Can create a standard Zip or 7z archives. Main features:

  • Support extracting data from any popular archive format such as Zip, Rar, Arj, 7-Zip, Tar, GZip, BZip2, etc.
  • Support extracting data from CD/DVD ISO images.
  • Easy create or update Zip, 7-Zip or Tar archive.
  • Easy adjust various parameters of created archives (compression level, dictionary size and etc.).
  • Encryption of packed data up with further decrypting.
  • Support extracting OS/2 extended attributes (EA) from Rar, Zip and 7-Zip archives. Pack EAs to Zip and 7-Zip archives.
  • Can split archive to volumes for easy burning to CD/DVD/BD or sending via E-mail.
  • Also support big archives that are larger than 2 GB.
System requirements:
  • Operating system: eComStation, IBM OS/2 Warp MCP2 or higher
  • eCo Software runtime
Zippy Zippy extract dialog Zippy create archive dialog Zippy create archive dialog Zippy create archive Zippy setup associations Zippy command-line help

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WarpIN is required for installations of archives with the wpi-extension. You can download free copy of the WarpIN for OS/2 and eComStation from WarpIN support page.
1 Download and install the latest version of the base package of the eCo Software runtime, 1767 KB DOWNLOAD
and then install the windows package of the runtime. WARNING! During installation of both packages select "Overwrite All" and "Unlock All" to overwrite the old runtime and restart your system afterwards. 2580 KB DOWNLOAD
2 Download and install Zippy. 1544 KB DOWNLOAD
This products uses parts of the 7-Zip library, which is copyright (C) 1999-2010 Igor Pavlov. The library and its use are covered by the GNU Lesser General Public License version 2.1. The text of that license can be found at:
The sources to the 7-Zip modules used by this product may be found at:

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How to buy

You can buy Zippy via Arca Noae online shop:
After payment, you will receive an e-mail containing the key file and detailed instructions for the key usage.

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Last changes

Version 0.09.00

  • Now, if there is no marked archive items, all operations are applied to the currently selected item.
  • Commands that allow extract, test or remove a currently selected archive item are added to the archive context menu.
  • Fixed program crash after pressing the F1 key.
  • Fixed program crash after pressing "Remove" button if there is not any open archive
Version 0.08.01

  • Location of the directory used to hold temporary files can be changed via configuration dialog.
  • Correctly extracts boot images containing a boot information table from ISO9660 files.
  • Fixed WPS associations and integration during program installation.
Version 0.07.00
  • Added full support of drag and drop. You can drag and drop archived files or directories to any WPS folder or trash can. You can also drag and drop any WPS folder or file to Zippy window to update or create new archive.
  • Added new check box to the extraction dialog that allows to show the destination folder after extracting.
  • Now if you mark archive item holding down SHIFT key, you can mark a group of items. Also you can mark or unmark all items of the current container view using CTRL+/ keys.
  • Added option that allow reuse one password in all archive operations. This is simplifies usage of encrypted archives.
  • Now, if you add a files with partial paths to opened archive, they are added to current selected directory.
  • The newly created archive is now loaded into the browser after the finish of file compression.
  • Optimized memory usage.

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Last modified 15/11/2016 at 17:29