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|Name=UPX
 
|Name=UPX
|Short description=Executable packer
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|Short description=Ultimate Executable Packer
|Full description=UPX is a portable, extendable, high-performance executable packer for several different executable formats. It achieves an excellent compression ratio and offers very fast decompression. Your executables suffer no memory overhead or other drawbacks. UPX supports vmlinuz/386, linux/elf386, linux/386, djgpp2/coff, and many more.
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|Full description='''UPX ''(Ultimate Executable Packer)'' is a portable, extendable, high-performance executable packer for several different executable formats.'''
|User level=none
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|Status=Live
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It achieves an excellent compression ratio and offers very fast decompression. Your executables suffer no memory overhead or other drawbacks. UPX supports 32-bit and 64-bit GNU/Linux binaries, 32-bit Windows binaries and much more. Experimental support for 64-bit Windows binaries is also available.
|Component programs=
 
 
|Homepage URL=http://upx.sourceforge.net/
 
|Homepage URL=http://upx.sourceforge.net/
|VCS checkout command=
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|User level=beginner
|Computer languages=C++,Assembly
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|Computer languages=C++, Assembly
|Documentation note=
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|Keywords=compression, decompression, executable, packer
|Paid support=
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|Version identifier=3.91
|IRC help=
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|Version date=2013/09/30
|IRC general=
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|Version status=developmental
|IRC development=
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|Last review by=Calinou
|Related projects=
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|Last review date=2015/07/31
|Keywords=Compression,decompression,executable,packer
 
|Is GNU=n
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2005-05-12
 
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.92
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|Status=
|Version date=2004-07-20
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=developmental
 
|Version download=
 
 
|License verified date=2002-11-13
 
|License verified date=2002-11-13
|Version comment=1.92 devel released 2004-07-20
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|License=GPLv2orlater with exception
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|License verified by=Calinou
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|License verified date=2015/07/31
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|License note=The exception allows using UPX in proprietary software, as long as UPX itself isn't modified. GPL-compatible programs are not affected by this restriction on modification.
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer
 
 
|Email=mfx@users.sourceforge.net
 
|Email=mfx@users.sourceforge.net
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
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|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|Programming-language=C++
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|Runs-on=Windows, BSD, OS X, GNU/Linux
 
|Software-development=small-specific-development-task
 
|Software-development=small-specific-development-task
 
|Use=software-development
 
|Use=software-development
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater with exception
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2002-11-13
 
 
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|Prerequisite description=UCL
 
|Prerequisite description=UCL
 
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Revision as of 12:15, 31 July 2015

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UPX

http://upx.sourceforge.net/
Ultimate Executable Packer

UPX (Ultimate Executable Packer) is a portable, extendable, high-performance executable packer for several different executable formats.

It achieves an excellent compression ratio and offers very fast decompression. Your executables suffer no memory overhead or other drawbacks. UPX supports 32-bit and 64-bit GNU/Linux binaries, 32-bit Windows binaries and much more. Experimental support for 64-bit Windows binaries is also available.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Calinou

Verified on

31 July 2015

Notes

The exception allows using UPX in proprietary software, as long as UPX itself isn't modified. GPL-compatible programs are not affected by this restriction on modification.




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:markus@oberhumer.com


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useUCL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 31 July 2015.



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