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Use 7z executable for archive extraction

Posted: 18 Oct 2018, 02:13
by rednoah
By default, FileBot uses either 7-Zip-JBinding native code (on x86 platforms) or Apache VFS2 with junrar plugin (on ARM platforms) platform-independent code for archive extraction. Newer archive formats such as RAR5 may not be supported well by these libraries. If you have issues with archive extraction, then using the latest 7z command-line tool (with unrar plugin) instead might solve the issue.


:idea: Set the net.filebot.archive.extractor Java Property to ShellExecutables. Make sure that the 7z and unrar executables are in the $PATH.

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filebot -script fn:properties --def net.filebot.archive.extractor=ShellExecutables