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Is there a way to use the rar command line to create .zip files?

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Do you mean to do this from a pyogram? – John Saunders Aug 8 '10 at 20:14
    
As an alternative you can use Info-ZIP or 7-zip. What platform are you on? – David Foerster Dec 21 '13 at 20:10

No, the command-line version does not support the zip format.

Source: http://www.win-rar.com/index.php?id=24&kb=1&kb_article_id=64

There are other command-line tools to create zip archives, though. For instance, check out http://www.info-zip.org

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