Squeeze It

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:''Not to be confused with [[Squeeze]], a single-file compression format for [[CP/M]] released around 1981.''
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:''See [[Squeeze]] for formats with similar names.''
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:''"Squeeze", an unrelated program by Sven Ritter, had a drag-and-drop feature that used the label "Squeeze It". See [[SQX]].''
  
 
'''Squeeze It''', sometimes shortened to '''SQZ''', is an early-1990s archival/compression program for [[DOS]], written by Jonas I. Hammarberg<ref>http://www.manmrk.net/tutorials/compress/downloads/sqz1083e.exe → SQZ.DOC</ref>. It creates files with the extension ".sqz" (".SQZ" with DOS naming conventions). It was a minor contender in the "archiver wars"<ref>Name from http://www.manmrk.net/tutorials/compress/downloads/2all210.zip → 2ALL.DOC</ref> of the 1980s and 1990s.
 
'''Squeeze It''', sometimes shortened to '''SQZ''', is an early-1990s archival/compression program for [[DOS]], written by Jonas I. Hammarberg<ref>http://www.manmrk.net/tutorials/compress/downloads/sqz1083e.exe → SQZ.DOC</ref>. It creates files with the extension ".sqz" (".SQZ" with DOS naming conventions). It was a minor contender in the "archiver wars"<ref>Name from http://www.manmrk.net/tutorials/compress/downloads/2all210.zip → 2ALL.DOC</ref> of the 1980s and 1990s.

Latest revision as of 07:49, 10 November 2020

File Format
Name Squeeze It
Ontology
Extension(s) .sqz
Released Possibly 1992[1]
See Squeeze for formats with similar names.
"Squeeze", an unrelated program by Sven Ritter, had a drag-and-drop feature that used the label "Squeeze It". See SQX.

Squeeze It, sometimes shortened to SQZ, is an early-1990s archival/compression program for DOS, written by Jonas I. Hammarberg[2]. It creates files with the extension ".sqz" (".SQZ" with DOS naming conventions). It was a minor contender in the "archiver wars"[3] of the 1980s and 1990s.

[edit] Identification

Squeeze It archives start with ASCII HLSQZ.[4]

[edit] Software

[edit] References

  1. Earliest version listed in http://www.manmrk.net/tutorials/compress/downloads/sqz1083e.exe → WHATSNEW.DOC
  2. http://www.manmrk.net/tutorials/compress/downloads/sqz1083e.exe → SQZ.DOC
  3. Name from http://www.manmrk.net/tutorials/compress/downloads/2all210.zip → 2ALL.DOC
  4. http://www.manmrk.net/tutorials/compress/downloads/sqz1083e.exe → TECH.ENG
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