install.7zip: Downloads and installs 7-Zip for windows

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install.7zipR Documentation

Downloads and installs 7-Zip for windows


Allows the user to downloads and install the latest version of 7-Zip for Windows.


  page_with_download_url = "",



the URL of the 7-Zip download page.


extra parameters to pass to install.URL


7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license. The unRAR code is under a mixed license: GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions. Check license information here: 7-Zip license. You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization. You don't need to register or pay for 7-Zip. *The main features of 7-Zip *High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression *Supported formats: **Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM **Unpacking only: ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR and Z. For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 *Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats *Self-extracting capability for 7z format *Integration with Windows Shell *Powerful File Manager *Powerful command line version *Plugin for FAR Manager *Localizations for 79 languages


TRUE/FALSE - was the installation successful or not.



## Not run: 
install.7zip() # installs the latest version of 7-Zip

## End(Not run)

installr documentation built on Nov. 13, 2022, 1:06 a.m.