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Read password protected Zips 100x faster

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Read Standard Zip Encryption 2.0 encrypted Zips 100x faster with same interface as standard library's zipfile.ZipFile


pip install fastzipfile


You just need to import fastzipfile and thats it. It monkey patches zipfile with fast decrypter.

import fastzipfile
import zipfile

with zipfile.ZipFile('', mode='r') as fz:
    f ='path-to-file-in-zip', pwd=b'password')
    content =


Currently it only supports what zipfile.ZipFile supports e.g. no AES-128 or AES-256 support.


This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE file for details

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