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"-COMPRESS" or "-C" - enable compression of data before encryption

This command line switch disables compression of data during encryption. It can be used with the commands: ENCRYPT, SFX, ENCRYPTRSA

Information

This key should be used when you would like to encrypt already encrypted files like .zip, .rar, jpg, gif. I.e. file(s) that is/are already compressed. In this case the compression should not be used, because compression of the compressed file will lead to the bigger size of the file.

Syntax

-COMPRESS

or

-C

Examples

a) encrypt mystuff.zip in current folder without compression

AEP e="fkEkfle" mystuff.zip

b) encrypt mystuff.txt in current folder using compression

AEP e="fkEkfle" -c mystuff.txt

 

Notes

 

1) By default files are compressed

2) By default AEP recognizes well known compression formats and disables compression for such file types automatically: ZIP, RAR, PAK, LZW, ARJ, CAB, Z, ARC, JPG, GIF, PNG

 

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