Tag Archives: Zip

Zip files with the ZipFile class in C#

The static ZipFile class is relatively new (.NET Framework 4.5 and later), so this example uses Visual Studio 2019. The following section explains how to load the ZipFile class in a Visual Studio 2019 project. The rest of this post … Continue reading

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Compress and decompress directories in C#

The ZipFile class provides remarkably simple methods to compress and decompress directories in the zip format. This class is defined in the .NET Framework version 4.5, so this example is in Visual Studio 2017 instead of an older version. To … Continue reading

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Use the DotNetZip library to compress and decompress files in C#

Background Normally I don’t like to require third-party libraries. I don’t know what tools you have loaded on your system and I don’t want to assume you can load new tools without creating conflicts. If third-party tools get out of … Continue reading

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