How To Extract a ZIP File with 7-Zip in Windows 10

By | September 15, 2018

A ZIP file is an archive file that supports lossless data compression.
This can be useful when you need to transfer multiple files or transfer a big file to save up on space.
We will be using a free program called 7-ZIP, if you don’t have it installed yet you can check our tutorial here on how to install it.
This tutorial will show you how to extract a ZIP file with 7-Zip in Windows 10.

A video tutorial is available at the bottom of the post.

Step 1

Open your file explorer and go to the directory where your ZIP file is located.
Right-click on the ZIP file, hover over ‘7-Zip’ and select ‘Extract files…’.

Extract ZIP File Step 1

Step 2

A new window will pop-up asking for extraction settings.
You can change the extraction path if you want to.
When ready click on the ‘OK’ button.

Extract ZIP File Step 2

Step 3

Your ZIP file has now been extracted, you can remove the ZIP file if you want.

Extract ZIP File Step 3

You have now extracted a ZIP file with 7-ZIP in Windows 10.

Video tutorial:

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