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Are there any free command line based zip utility?

Are there any free command line based zip utility?

I need to schedule a command line to zip contents of a couple of folders. Are there any free command line based utility that can handle multi volumes?

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Guest [Entry]

"For the record, '-v' option in 7-zip command line is used for creating volumes.
Here is a short description on Creating Multi-volume Archives with 7-zip.

Can you please explain what you mean by
""7Zip is disqualified, the -v parameter is not implemented yet""?"
Guest [Entry]

Well for linux you can tar and gz zip folders via command line, but i'm going to assume your on windows?
Guest [Entry]

"After spending some time with the problem myself it turns out that having a .7z as part of your archive name will be the problem.

When creating volumes 7Zip will name them .001, .002, etc. and already naming your archive as .7z seems to cause it a bit of a headache.

It's a very poor error message, but a simple solution."
Guest [Entry]

After windows 10 Creators update (build 1803) comes with some linux tools, one of them is tar which you can easily use in your batch files.