How to Convert ZIP to CPIO Using C#

In order to convert ZIP to CPIO, we’ll use

Aspose.ZIP for .NET

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use archive conversion API for C# platform. Open


package manager, search for Aspose.ZIP and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.

Package Manager Console Command

PM> Install-Package Aspose.Zip

Steps to Convert ZIP to CPIO via C#

Convertation from one archive format to another consist of following steps:

  1. Extract archive to intermediate storage
  2. Compress extracted data to desired format

System Requirements

Before running the conversion example code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET Framework, Mono and COM Interop.
  • Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Aspose.ZIP for .NET DLL referenced in your project.

Convert from ZIP archives to CPIO - C#

     using (CpioArchive tarArchive = new CpioArchive())
	using (Archive archive = new Archive(""))
		for (int i = 0; i < archive.Entries.Count; i++)
			var ms = new MemoryStream();
			ms.Seek(0, SeekOrigin.Begin);
			tarArchive.CreateEntry(archive.Entries[i].Name, ms);

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    Other Supported Conversions

    You can also convert ZIP into many other file formats including few listed below.

    ZIP to ZIP (Zipped (compressed) Files)
    ZIP TO 7ZIP (7zip Archive)
    ZIP TO TAR.BZ2 (Burrows–Wheeler Compressor)
    ZIP TO CPIO (Copy In, Copy Out Archive)
    ZIP TO TAR.GZ (Streaming Deflate Compressor)
    ZIP TO TAR.LZ (LZMA Multi-Block Compressed Data)
    ZIP TO TAR (Tape Archive)
    ZIP TO TAR.XZ (Container for Compressed Streams)
    ZIP TO TAR.Z (LZW Compressor)