Open source file and archive manager PeaZip 5.4.1, which can be used to extract, create, and convert multiple archives at once, has just been released.
The PeaZip developers have made a number of improvements for the GUI in this new release, but there are also a quite a few other changes and improvements.
“Release 5.4.1 brings a major refresh in GUI design, in order to speed up user's work flow, and make easier to discover useful functions (as new quick archiving/compression pre-sets) and most relevant information.”
“It is now possible to automatically remove original files after archival, and to remove original archives after extraction, with customizable deletion procedure (recycle, quick / zero / secure delete), that can also be added to exported scripts / scheduled tasks,” reads the official announcement.
According to the changelog, the extraction and compression screens are now simpler, the ZPAQ backend has been updated to 6.54, the navigation menus have been improved, and more file extensions are now supported.
PeaZip is one of the best applications of its kind on the Linux platform and the developers have been implementing many Linux-related changes. The developers provide binary and source files for the new releases, which means that you can install them right away, without having to wait for the distribution to update its repositories with the latest version of PeaZip.