How to Use 7-Zip to Split / Archive a File

Most of 7zip’s features can be accessed by selecting a file and using the right click menu which makes the program very easyto use. However in this case, you want to open 7-Zip and select the file you want to split.

7-zip select file

>Split File.

7-zip split file

A – Select “File” from the menu
B – Select “Split File”

Once you click “Split File…” 7-Zip will bring up a window asking you the directory you want to split the file to and what size you want each part (7z/RAR) to be.

location and file size

A – Select the desired size for each part of the archive.
B – Click “OK”

After you selected the file size in the drop down menu, 7Zip will split the files into parts of the selected size. A Status window will appear showing you the process.

7-zip split progress

When complete, the files will be in the designated folders that you specified during the beginning of the process.

For more help refer to other NGR 7-zip guides:
1. 7-Zip Download and Installation Guide
2. How to Extract / UnRAR with 7-Zip
3. How to Use 7-Zip to Split / Archive a File
4. How to create an Archive / Zip with 7-Zip

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