Sunday, 27 October 2013

How to create a Zip file with the .NET 4.5

Hi friends,

In this article i will tell you how to create a Zip file with .Net 4.5


In .Net  4.5 , there is new Namespace has been added System.IO.Compression namespace. Now, in a very simple manner, we can perform zip and unzip actions.I will demonstrate how to perform  zip file in C# you can use the following code:





public void CreateZipFile()
{
    string zipPath = @"C:\Test.zip";
    string entryName = "Readme.txt";
    string content = "Hello world!";
    using (var zipToOpen = new System.IO.FileStream(zipPath, System.IO.FileMode.CreateNew))
    {
        using (var archive = new System.IO.Compression.ZipArchive(zipToOpen, System.IO.Compression.ZipArchiveMode.Create))
        {
            System.IO.Compression.ZipArchiveEntry readmeEntry = archive.CreateEntry(entryName);
            using (var writer = new System.IO.StreamWriter(readmeEntry.Open()))
            {
                writer.Write(content);
            }
        }
    }
}






The System.IO.Compression namespace in .NET 4.5 provides us with an easy way to work with zip files. We can create archives, update archives, and extract archives.


I hope you found this article helpful. As always, I appreciate your feedback.


Happy Programming!! 


 If you have any query mail me to Sujeet.bhujbal@gmail.com


 Regards

 Sujeet Bhujbal  


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