UFA is an experimental compressed archive utility (also known as UFA Archiver), and related file format, developed by Igor Pavlov. It is one of the predecessors of 7z.
The formats used by different (beta) versions are not necessarily compatible.
The first release (0.00) was a DOS program; all later releases were for Windows console.
According to the file command, files start with ASCII "
See 7z#Related formats.
- UFA-777-BIX website (2004 archive)
- Note: An older URL is http://compression.hypermart.net/ufa/index.html