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TweakFS Release Free Zip Tool For FSX

Posted on Wed, 11 Apr 2007 17:08:13 GMT
Just released from TweakFS is this free zip utility to make installation of ZIP files into Flight Simulator X easier.  TweakFS ZIP can detect the flight simulator folder automatically and help install add-ons.  Click on Read More for the full story.The TweakFS Zip Utility (FSX Edition) is a useful tool for unpacking Zip files downloaded from FS file libraries. It is "FSX aware" and can automatically detect the FSX folder location via the registry. Due to this feature it has several handy folder location presets making it easy to install aircraft, scenery and other add-ons which are distributed in Zip files which include folder path information added by the author, ensuring each file goes in the right location.

The features include Drag and Drop Zip file extraction and creation, Graphical tree view of the folder structure within a Zip file, Extracts to any selected location or to special preset FSX folders, Adds comments to Zip files and more.

To download the Zip Utility please visit the Freeware Tools menu at:

Download iconDon't forget... We have a huge selection (over 24,000 files) of free mods and add-ons for FSX, P3D & X-Plane in the file library.  Files include aircraft, scenery, and utilities  All are free-to-download and use - you don't even need to register.  Browse on down to the file library here.

Ian Stephens

About Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation enthusiast also with a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at


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