Re: Fwd: [Moderator Action] convert SVG to SVGZ

Hi Dean,

> You have to subscribe to post.
> Answering the question, svgz is a svg file compressed using
> GZIP compression. There are plenty of tools that can GZIP a
> file, for example:
> - the gzip program is ported to most UNIXes and cygwin on
>   Windows
> - Java (J2SE) comes with a library for creating gzipped files
> - WinZip can decompress a gzipped file. I don't know if it
>   can create one (I don't use Windows much).

It's a shameless plug, but for Windows, have a look at Power Archiver ( It handles ZIP, GZIP, BZ2IP, TAR.GZ, TAR.BZ2,
etc.. very easily with a WinZIP-like interface.

Version 6.1 is free, while 7.0 is shareware (and adds fancy stuff).

- David

Received on Thursday, 28 June 2001 06:39:22 UTC