1.Simple download file . 2.Zip the files.3.UnZip the Zip flie

Package: BalaReva.Externals.Activities
Author: @balupad14

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Hi Friends,

I have update the package “BalaReva.Externals.Activities” with some new features in Zip Files Activity.

Now the zip file activity is having the option to do the zip with multiple folder. Here I have attached sample for your reference and also I have attached other activities sample to know all



File : SingleFolder.xaml (4.3 KB)


File: MultipleFolder.xaml (4.6 KB)

3.Download File

File DownLoad File.xaml (4.3 KB)


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Hi Friends ,
Here you can see the quick reference by picture.

1.Zip Files Activity

1.1 .FolderOption = Single

1.2.FolderOption = Multiple


  1. UnZip File Activity

  1. Down File Activity

Thank you

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Hi friends,
I have update the package “BalaReva.Externals.Activities” with some new components Directory size and file size.

  1. Directory Size.
    It will return the total size of the directory.
    it has option to include the sub directory or not
    Can able to search directory name inside the root directory.
    File Sample : DirectorySize.xaml (5.3 KB)

  2. File Size.
    It will return the total size of the File.
    File : FileSize.xaml (5.0 KB)

  3. Renamed the Zip Files activity to Zip activity

  4. Renamed the UnZip Files activity to UnZip activity

Thank you

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Hi friends,
I have update the package “BalaReva.Externals.Activities” with some new components Service Status and Service execution.

  1. ServiceStatus
    Return the status of the window service
    File : ServiceStatus.xaml (4.9 KB)

  2. ServiceExecute
    Can Start,Stop,Pause,Continue the windows service…
    File :ServiceExecute.xaml (5.1 KB)

Important Note:
Must have to import the “System.ServiceProcess”


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Hi Friends,
First of all I thank to all and who are updating the bugs and suggestion with me.
In the Unzip activity .It has bug. Now it is fixed. you take the latest version 1.3.2.

Here I have attached the sample : (1.9 KB)

Let me know if you have any issue and also I would happy to receive more suggestions.


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Hi @balupad14 ,
I am getting error when I trying the latest package to unzip and zip file using encryption.“UnZip : The given path’s format is not supported.”
I tried editing the example that you have sent then also it is giving me error not sure why.


Hi @KapilJain,

Thank you for the feed the feedback.

Here I have attached a sample with zip file . It is working well. But I believe that something problem happen. Can you please send me a sample file to test at my side to ensure the problem.

File (10.0 KB)



Hi Friends,

I have included a new activity in the package to trace the activity like log.

Name Space:


Sample : (2.2 KB)


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Hi Friends,

In the UnZip Activity. I have added a new property called Code Page. It is to extraction for multiple languages.


I really thank to @Toby for the feedback .

By Default it is 1252. And 932 is for the Japanese language.

You can find code page number in the below link to all the languages

Here I have attached the sample : (843 Bytes)

Thank you


Dear Balamurugan,

The new version work fine, my file was extracted successfully.

Great thank you.