Self Extracting Archive

A Self Extracting Archive [SFX (SelF eXtractor)] is a computer archive with the arcihve types plugin in the file. There are ran as Program. Most are EXE and are ran under Windows and Wine.

Why use SFX??

If you have a codec (Zip, 7-Zip,etc) and compress files into a format and you want to give the files to someone who doesnt have the Zip codec, you can use an SFX which any PC/Mac can run.


Huh, SFX stands for sound effects. You wrote "Why use SFX???". Bit outta sense isnt it?

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