How to compress / uncompress files in SSIS using Compression Task


In this guide, we’ll demonstrate how to compress one or more files using our tool.


  • SSIS PowerPack: Download and install the ZappySys SSIS PowerPack from this site.


First, drag and drop our Compression task inside the Control flow

Compress File(s) - Create a single archive (one for all)

Compress one or more files into a ZIP file format.

Note: This option exclusively works for ZIP format.

Compress File(s) - Create multiple archives (one for each)

Compress each file individually in its zip/gzip format.

In this example, each file has a Gzip compression file format.

Example gzip files

Compress Files - With folder structure

Similar to the “Compression One for All” option, compress files with the folder structure inside the Zip/Gzip file.

Uncompress File(s)

Select one or more compressed files with the corresponding format (zip/gzip) and choose the file’s destination folder for uncompression.


These simple steps illustrate how to compress and uncompress files using our tool efficiently. If you encounter any issues or need further assistance, please get in touch with our support chat on our website.