Screenshot of Ark 21.12.0
Developer(s)Rob Palmbos, Francois-Xavier Duranceau, Emily Ezust, Roberto Selbach Teixeira, Helio Castro, Georg Robbers, Henrique Pinto, Harald Hvaal, Raphael Kubo da Costa
Initial release1997 (as kzip)[1]
Stable release
21.12.2[2] Edit this on Wikidata / 28 January 2022
Preview release
21.11.90[3] Edit this on Wikidata / 22 November 2021
Written inC++ (Qt)
TypeFile archiver

Ark is a file archiver and compressor developed by KDE and included in the KDE Applications software bundle. It supports various common archive and compression formats including zip, 7z, rar, lha and tar (both uncompressed and compressed with e.g. gzip, bzip2, lzip or xz).


See also