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Unzip Files (legacy)

KNIME File Handling Nodes version 4.3.2.v202103021015 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This legacy file handling node has been replaced by the Decompress Files and will become deprecated in the foreseeable future. For further information about the new file handling framework see the File Handling Guide.

This node unzips files from an archive. The path to the files will be contained in the output table.

Supported formats are:
  • .zip
  • .jar
  • .tar
  • .tar.gz
  • .tar.bz2
  • .cpio
  • .ar


Input file
Path or URL to the input archive.
Output directory
Path to the output directory, where the files will be extracted to. The output directory may be a local URL, remote URLs usually don't work.
Specifies the content of the output table.
Location A string column with the path to the extracted files.
URI An URI column with the URIs to the extracted files.
If a file exists...
Specifies the behavior if a file with the same name already exists.
Overwrites already existing files.
Will abort if a file already exists.

Output Ports

Path to every extracted file.

Best Friends (Incoming)

Best Friends (Outgoing)



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