I downloaded a series of packages that all compress one thing. The files end in .0, .1, .2, etc.

The User Lists of these packages I downloaded say to use the file.bat to successfully extract, or to use 7zip. I do not understand how to do that with 7zip.

  • mmmmm... nope, the files are named "asdf.iso.0" etc. and in the menu I cant see "Extract Here" :/ – Eugenio May 9 '12 at 12:56
  • If you don't see Extract Here in the popup menu - please try the command-line solution from the answer below – Sergey May 11 '12 at 0:35

Install 7zip from the Ubuntu Software Center.

Install via the software center

Command-line solution:

In terminal, cd to the directory that contains the volumes and run 7z command on the first file from the sequence:

cd ~/Downloads
7z x asdf.iso.0

7zip should notice that you have a multi-volume archive and unpack everything. If you want the directory structure flattened, use 7z e instead of 7z x.

GUI Solution

  • Right-click the first package of those you downloaded (eg file.zip.001).

  • Select "Extract Here".

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    I think 7z does automatically detect split volumes/archives. Not sure about the other answer requiring a split flag. My only problem was that I needed to change my working directly, which actually fits this example better. That detail simply was not highlighted. Did this on Windows with the 7z CLI on a ...7z.### archive format. – Pysis Mar 13 '19 at 13:28

Using 7zip to extract iso file is extremely simple even it has multiple parts. Let's assume you have an iso archive with three parts named by a.iso.001, a.iso.002, a.iso.003.

The standard command line is in this way:

7z x a.iso.001 -tiso.split -o<output_dir>


7z x a.iso.001 -tudf.split -o<output_dir>

Passing the -t flag with the "split" indication will specifically tell 7z that the iso has multi-parts, the preceding "iso" or "udf" will depend on your iso container format.

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    -tsplit (only) did the trick for me - thanks! It would have been "extremely simple" if 7zip would recognize its own (!) split archives and not force users into diving into the subtleties of additional cmdline parameters. I remember older archivers who were easily capable of that. shrug – JensG May 22 '16 at 8:16

Install 7zip, if its not installed, using this command:

sudo apt install p7zip-full

Now move to directory which contains split files and run this:

7z e file.ova.7z.1

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