Choose Archive download extension/type

is it possible to choose the archive type when downloading a shared folder?


  1. Share a folder with some content in it via link.
  2. navigate to that link
  3. click “Download” in the right corner
  4. Archive is downloaded as .tar

Is there an option to get archives as .zip? I haven’t found anything in the config file and on this support forum.


ok, as far as i can see it depends on the user agent. See server/Streamer.php at 8c7d7d7746e76b77ad86cee3aae5dbd4d1bcd896 · nextcloud/server · GitHub
Maybe an option to choose the type would be nice?

This was introduced because OS X can’t handle some zip formats properly: