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Zip Archive Information

Automation Workshop includes the Zip Archive Information Action that automatically retrieves general information on the specified Zip archive. The retrieved information is stored into dynamic values that can be retrieved by any following Action.

Features & highlights

  • Total compressed and uncompressed sizes of files, as well as the compression ratio is calculated.
  • Automatically retrieves archived file names, the number of files, and list of zipped files.
  • Multi-volume Zip archive support.

Usage examples

  • Create reports of the saved disk space before uploading them to Amazon S3 Glacier service.
  • Estimate and analyze data storage requirements based on file compression ratios.
  • Email the most important details on a Zip archive along with the archive itself.
  • Retrieve the list of files in the archive, and delete these files in a particular folder.


  • Archive · Provide the archive to retrieve information from Zip archive.
  • Options · Set the Action state and custom display name, define automated error workarounds, and enable an option to log only critical errors.




Automation Workshop includes many more awesome Triggers and numerous Actions to aid you to automate any repetitive computer or business task by providing state-of-the-art GUI tools.

Automated Trigger · Amazon S3 Watcher
Amazon S3 Watcher
Automate Action · Synchronize Directories
Synchronize Directories

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