ArchView can open archive file online without downloading the whole archive. Just like normal web pages. It is very fast since it merely fetches a small portion of the archive file from server. ArchView supports RAR, ZIP formats and ISO CD image; HTTP, FTP and file: protocols. And it can present XUL or HTML interface.
Directly access archive files on Web or FTP server.
List the catalog of archive file.
Open or download an individual file.
Support RAR and ZIP archives and ISO CD image.
Support HTTP, FTP and file: protocols.
Can present HTML or XUL interface.
Only fetch necessary data rather than the whole archive file.
Work together with Firefox, easy to use.
Platform independent, (theoretically) support all platforms that Firefox can run.