User Guide -- How to Use OSToto Archiver

OSToto Archiver is a versatile and professional file compression, extraction & encryption utility. It enables you to easily and quickly create archives, compress multiple files to smaller sizes, extract several compressed archive files simultaneously, encrypt archive files with password protection and do more.

Below is the user guide of how to compress files, extract files, encrypt files, create self-extracting files, like ZIP files, RAR files, 7Z files, GZIP files, CAB files, TAR files, ISO files, etc.

Activate OSToto Archiver to the Pro version to get full features.

Note: It's FREE to download and use OSToto Archiver to extract archive files. To compress files, encrypt files and enjoy all other features, you need to activate OSToto Archiver to the Pro version. Right now you can get a free license code to experience the complete features by submitting your e-mail address.

It's very easy-to-use OSToto Archiver on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP and other versions above Windows 2002.

Part 1. Add Archives

You can archive and compress both files and folders in multiple archive formats. Take the following 3 easy steps:

Step 1. Open OSToto Archiver and select the files or folders you want to compress.

select files

Step 2. Click "Add". "Add archives" dialogue appears. Click "Browse" to select the destination folder to create the compressed archive. There are 3 recommended compression types for your choice: Fastest speed (.zip), Least size (7z) and SFX (.exe)

add archives

Step 3. Click "Start".

Note: You can easily compress a complete folder by right-click on it and select "Add files to archive" from the OSToto Archiver context menu.

right click add archives

Part 2. Extract Files

OSToto Archiver can instantly extract all archive file formats with fast extraction speed.

Step 1. Select one or multiple archive files.

Step 2. Click "Extract to". "Extract files" dialogue will be opened. Click "Browse" to select the destination folder to extract your files.

extract files

Step 3. Click "Start".

Note: You can easily extract an archive file by right-click on it and select "Extract to specified folder" from the OSToto Archiver context menu.

right click extract files

Part 3. Create Self-Extracting Archives

You could use OSToto Archiver to create a self-extracting archive that could be extracted directly through double-click.

Step 1. Select one or multiple files or archives.

Step 2. Click "SFX". An SFX dialogue will be opened. Click "Browse" to select the destination folder to create your SFX files.

create sfx files

Step 3. Click "Start".

Part 4. Encrypt Files

With OSToto Archiver, you can encrypt your files with password setup while creating an archive.

Step 1. Select one or multiple files or archives.

Step 2. Click "Encryption". Encryption dialogue will appear. Click "Browse" to select the destination folder to encrypt your files.

encrypt files

Step 3. Click "Start".

Part 5. Test, View, Rename and Delete Archives

Select files and right click, the context menu will display and you could test archived files, view archives, delete files and rename files inside an archives no need to extract them.

test archives

- Test archived files. Click "Test archived files" to test an archive without extraction first to find - out whether it is broken or damaged.

- View files. Click "View" to view file contents inside an archive prior to extraction.

- Rename files. Click "Rename" to rename your desired files.

- Delete files. Click "Delete" to delete your desired files.

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