Convert Windows Cabinet Compressed Archive to 7z compressed archive.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .cab to .7-zip file format conversion.
This conversion basically represents repacking compressed archive from Windows Cabinet format (.cab) to 7-zip (.7-zip) format.
The most convenient way to do this would be to use a program that supports both of these compression formats, for example 7-zip or ALzip. But of course you can use one software to extract the contents of .cab file and use another to compress the files using 7-zip.
Worth mentioning is that 7-zip archives use like half dozen of various extensions for default archive, so sometimes a simple rename may associate you 7-zip file in your file manager.
Microsoft Windows software - convert cab to 7-zip on Windows
A free file archiver developed by Igor Pavlov featuring higher compression ratios with LZMA and LZMA2 compression.
It is mainly available for Windows platform (for Mac and Linux are available command line tools) and is the primary program to handle 7z archives. However, also supports various compression file formats.
Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z
Convert from cab file
to 7-zip file
|Yes, 7-zip supports 7-zip file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||Yes||7-zip editor||Yes||No||No||Yes|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned cab to 7-zip. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
ALZip is compression utility that supports about 40 archive file formats. ALzip can open ALZ, ACE, EGG, RAR, ZIP etc.. Also can open disk images, such as ISO and BIN, LCD. ALZip is able to recovery passwords in protected ZIP archives.