.LZH File Extension
- Developer by: win.rar GmbH
- Category: Archive and compressed Files
What is an .LZH file?
.LZH file extension is created by win.rar GmbH. .LZH has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.
.LZH is LH ARC compressed archive
File extension lzh is used for LHA/LZH Compressed Archive File.
A compression format which started on the Amiga but has migrated to other platforms. The various programs base their algorithms on those developed by Lempel-Ziv.
Files compressed with LHA typically have the extension .lzh but variations abound (lhw, lzs, lzw). LHA was created by Haruyasu Yoshizaki.
It uses the same lz77 algorithm as GZip with a tree data structure plus block-by-block secondary status Huffman coding.