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A library for reading and writing ZIP archives. ZIP is a format designed for cross-platform file “archiving”. That is, storing a collection of files in a single datastream to make them easier to share between computers. Additionally, ZIP is able to compress and encrypt files in its archives.

The current implementation is based on PKWARE’s APPNOTE.TXT v6.3.9

zip has support for the most common ZIP archives found in common use. However, in special cases, there are some zip archives that are difficult to read or write.

This is a list of supported features:



Types for reading ZIP archives
Error types that can be emitted from this library
Types for creating ZIP archives


Representation of a moment in time.
ZIP archive reader
ZIP archive generator


Identifies the storage format used to compress a file within a ZIP archive.


The compression methods which have been implemented.