How to Safely Encrypt Both File Names and Contents Using 7zip through the Command Line

7zip is a popular open-source file archiving software that supports a wide range of compression formats, including its own .7z format. It also offers strong encryption features, which can be accessed via the command line. In this tutorial, you will learn how to encrypt not only the contents of a file but also the file names using 7zip from the command line. Step 1: Download and Install 7zip To use 7zip from the command line, you first need to download and install the software.