📦 A C interface for https://github.com/itchio/lib7zip
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A wrapper over lib7zip so it can be used from C without callbacks.

This uses this particular lib7zip fork:


The library is built using CMake, and downloads lib7zip automatically, all you need to do is the usual steps to build a CMake projet, for example:

mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..

If all goes well, libc7zip.{dll,so,dylib} will be in the build/ folder. It's statically linked with lib7zip, so you don't need to worry about it.

This library was made for internal purposes, to expose the 7-zip API to https://github.com/itchio/butler.

As a result, I probably won't be accepting issues/PRs on this repo. Cheers!


  • libc7zip itself is distributed under the MIT license (see the LICENSE file)
    • except for the utf conversion code, which is LGPL 2.1 (from 7-zip)
  • lib7zip is distributed under the MPL 2.0 license: https://github.com/itchio/lib7zip
  • 7-zip is LGPL 2.1 + some other terms, depending on which build you use: http://7-zip.org/faq.html