ZIP File works as data containers in which one or more files can be stored in compressed form to reduce their size. This is done so that files which are large in size can be easily shared or transferred over the internet to reduce transmission time. It is a data compression and archive format which is supported by all versions of operating systems. However, due to its structural design it is highly prone to corruptions. Corruption or any sort of damage can make some of your important data inaccessible inside a Zip file.
Even though ZIP files are safe and reliable, they may get broken or become invalid for various reasons. When this situation occurs, either you will not be able to extract contents of the file or CRC error message might pop up showing “The archive is corrupt or damaged” or “Unknown compression method”. In this situation there is no need to worry. Because there is a tool to repair zip file and retrieve’s the contents as soon as possible.
There might be several causes, which makes a Zip file to corrupt or damage. Here are some common causes for Zip file corruption.
When you download a large sized Zip file from Internet or transferring it from local network, during this process if there is any interruption, the files may get broken. This may cause CRC errors or corruption, and if you try to open that Zip file, you may get error messages like these
- Cannot open file: does not appear to be a valid file
- The file is corrupt or damaged
- Bad CRC
- Unknown compression method
- Compressed folder is invalid or corrupted
If Zip files are deleted and it has been recovered using data recovery software then recovered file sometimes may be incomplete due to fragmentation with file system. Such files again will not be opened and will be in a corrupt state.
From all the above mentioned scenarios Zip File Repair tool helps to repair corrupt Zip file structure and allows you to extract the contents from the corrupt Zip file. The repairing tool provides complete automated wizard based interface to repair corrupt or damaged Zip files.
Some special features of this tool:
- This repair tool creates a new healthy working file by extracting the contents from the corrupt file without affecting the original file and hence making the process extremely safe.
- This tool helps you to fix all corrupted files and shows “Preview” option, so that you can preview your repaired files before actual restoration and purchasing the software.
- Repairs all types of Zip (32 -bit, 64-bit) and Zipx files
- Also repairs corrupted Zip files with CRC errors
Reason to choose this repair tool?
It is 100 % safe, secure and non-destructive read-only software. It is free from virus and malware, which are scanned with advanced antivirus program and certified by several authorities.
Also this tool is user-friendly and the files are repaired with a few clicks.
Note: The demo version of this Repair tool is technically similar to the activated version, except that “saving” of recovered data is disabled. If you want to save the repaired file you need to activate this software which completes the repair process.