.netshrink v2.3

.netshrink is an executable compressor and DLL binder for .NET applications. It uses LZMA compression library and can decrease your file size by 50%. It can also protect your files with a password.

Recent changes:


  • project files support added
  • list of locally stored passwords added
  • fixed bugs with handling x64 applications


  • original assembly CPU architecture preservation
  • running compressed assembly from the UNC path fixed

Download links:

Installer – https://www.pelock.com/download/netshrink.exe
Zip Archive – https://www.pelock.com/download/netshrink.zip

.netshrink v2.0

Finally, something new. Today I’ve released a new version of .netshrink a .NET Framework application compressor and password protector.

List of changes:


  • resources preservation (all resources, including icons, manifests etc.)
  • compression of command line executables
  • support added for .NET Framework 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0
  • .NET Framework auto detection
  • updated password query dialogs
  • enter password from the command line for protected files
  • minor bugs fixed
  • help file updated to .chm format


  • first public release