Painless compression and decompression in the terminal

pacman -S ouch

ouch (stands for Obvious Unified Compression Helper) is a Rust-based CLI tool designed compress and decompress various file formats in the terminal.


It supports a wide range of formats to compress and decompress files including, ZIP, TAR, ZStandard, LZMA, RAR, Bzip/Bzip2, 7Zip (7Z), Snappy (SZ), LZ4 and more.


Its intuitive command syntax and broad compatibility make it a versatile tool for handling compressed files effortlessly, it's just compress and decompress, no other commands or arguments to learn.

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