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can anyone help me to make a program that compresses a file ?

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Mohammed Nasman earned 100 total points
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Hello

  For free zip and unzip free look at this site, you will got the free delphi components and samples
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Network/2114/zipbeta.html

and for more components look at
http://www.torry.net/compressstd.htm

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Mohammed Nasman
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by:chucky_y3k
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hmm
anything other?
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by:jsweby
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I use the CabFile component from TMS Software: www.tmssoftware.com - it's excellent.

J.
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free with source on your Delphi CD: Extras\ZLib
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by:DelRunner
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I'm using the VCLZip, which I find very good.
It's not free, but I find it's value for money. You are getting source & update's so that it's always supported with tha latest version of Delphi.

http://vclzip.bizland.com/
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by:edey
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Delphi also comes with the (free) zlib library. It makes it easy to (de)compress data in streams.

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Mike
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