To do word count in LZH archives, let’s get to know a little more about this format.
LZH (LHA) is a freeware compression utility and associated file format. Created as LHarc in 1988 by Haruyasu Yoshizaki (吉崎栄泰, Yoshizaki Haruyasu).
No longer much used in the West, LZH remains popular in Japan. It was used by id Software to compress installation files for their earlier games, including Doom and Quake. Japanese versions of the Windows operating system still include LZH support
7-zip, WinZip and WinRar can open LZH files in read-only mode.
AnyCount can do “on the fly” extraction and counting of files from .LZH archives, including archives protected with password.
Therefore, if you would like to calculate word counts of files in the archive (e.g., which you have just received from client), you do not need to extract them first. Just add archive to AnyCount as you usually add individual files and AnyCount will do the rest.
When counting of .LZH files is completed, you can: