Archive Manager (previously File Roller) is the file archiver of the GNOME desktop environment.[5]

Archive Manager can:[6]

  • Create and modify archives
  • View the content of an archive
  • View a file contained in the archive
  • Extract files from the archive

File formats

Supporting the archive formats requires external back-end programs and libraries,[7] it supports:[8]


Fille-roller does not give the advanced options to compress using different levels of compression via GUI (High, Normal, Low/Fast, etc). This can be set however using dconf-editor, or the old gconf-editor on GNOME 2.

See also


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2002-12-11. Retrieved 2016-02-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^
  3. ^ Catanzaro, Michael (25 November 2020). "GNOME 3.38.2 released!". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 11 December 2020.
  4. ^ Petridis, Jordan (26 January 2021). "GNOME 40.alpha Released". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  5. ^ "File Roller makes archiving easy" Techrepublic. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
  6. ^ "3.4.1. Using File Roller" Retrieved 25 November 2013
  7. ^ File Roller is only a graphical interface to archiving utilities
  8. ^ GNOME GitLab: File "supported-mime-types"

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