Compression and Encryption Types

All of the following can be found within the table export tool as possible Compression and Encryption options for exporting files.

In addition, all of the following (with the exception of TDE format which is export only) can be utilized for file import from any source.


GPG Encryption

PGP Encryption

7zip Compression

open source file archiver with a high compression ratio (

bzip2 Compression

freely available, patent free (see below), high-quality data compressor (

gzip Compression

GNU Zip, compression utility designed to be a replacement for compress (

lzip Compression

rar Compression

a proprietary archive file format that supports data compression, error recovery and file spanning (

tar Archival

GNU Tar provides the ability to create tar archives (

zip Compression

an archive file format that supports lossless data compression (