Alternatives to 7-Zip for Windows with any license

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  • WinRAR icon

    WinRAR

    WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format. You can try...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android BSD

    • WinRAR does not have an OS X compatible GUI. Only the WinRAR command line tool is OS X compatible. Guest • Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • PeaZip icon

    PeaZip

    PeaZip is a free and open-source file manager and file archiver for Windows, Linux and BSD made by Giorgio Tani. It supports its native PEA archive format (featuring compression, multi volume split and flexible authenticated...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

  • Bandizip icon

    Bandizip

    Bandizip is 100% free Archiver for home and office. It handles the most popular compression formats, including Zip, 7z, and Rar files for free!. Bandizip supports for compression and extraction: Zip(z01), ZipX(zx01), TAR, TGZ...

    Free Windows

    • Support all common compression format, very lightweight, nice interface. Frequently updated. No Ads. My favorite tool for compressed stuff. roossoNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • WinZip icon

    WinZip

    WinZip is a proprietary file archiver and compressor. It allows you to easily zip (compress) and unzip (decompress) files, encrypt zipped files, and email zipped files. WinZIP natively uses the ZIP and ZIPX formats but also has...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • HaoZip icon

    HaoZip

    Haozip is a powerful free archive manager. It can compress and extract archives in 7z, ZIP and TAR formats and can extract RAR, ISO, UDF, ISZ, ACE, UUE, CAB, Bzip2, ARJ, JAR, LZH, RPM, Z, LZMA, NSIS, CHM, DMG, HFS, WIM, DEB, MSI...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.0, released in July 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • Warning Even if the installer is clean after a VirusTotal scan, the website is reported as malicious by Firefox and Chrome
  • FreeArc icon

    FreeArc

    FreeArc is a free and open source file archiver developed by Bulat Ziganshin. It uses LZMA, PPMD, TrueAudio and GRzip algorithms with automatic switching by file type, and also uses set of filters—for instance it can remove...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Latest alpha version from August 2012 - http://freearc.org/history/changelog_full.htm
  • 7z SFX-Creator icon

    7z SFX-Creator

    A simple and easy to use GUI based on 7zip for creating self-extracting archives and self-extracting installers.

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last version, 1.3, released in October 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Project Hosting.
  • Zipware icon

    Zipware

    Zipware is simple and free zip software for Microsoft Windows that supports all major archiving formats including the new RAR5 format. .

    Free Windows

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  • B1 Free Archiver icon

    B1 Free Archiver

    B1 Free Archiver is a free multi-platform universal archiver. Currently it works on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android; moreover B1 Online Archiver allows you to uncompress .b1, zip, rar or .7z archive from your computer directly online....

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Android Tablet

    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • IZArc icon

    IZArc

    IZArc is the best freeware archive utility supporting many archive formats like: 7-ZIP, A, ACE, ARC, ARJ, B64, BH, BIN, BZ2, BZA, C2D, CAB, CDI, CPIO, DEB, ENC, GCA, GZ, GZA, HA, IMG, ISO, JAR, LHA, LIB, LZH, MDF, MBF, MIM, NRG...

    Free Windows iPhone iPad

    • Warning The installer force you to install a malware program, as written on WOT ( https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/izarc.org )
    • Bundleware The installer force you to install a malware program, as written on WOT ( https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/izarc.org )
  • PowerArchiver icon

    PowerArchiver

    PowerArchiver is a proprietary file archiver for Microsoft Windows. It supports full read-write access to several different archive formats, including ZIP, 7z and Tar. Additionally, read-only (decompression) support includes RAR, ACE...

    Commercial Windows

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  • ExtractNow icon

    ExtractNow

    ExtractNow is a simple utility that allows you to extract multiple archives quickly and easily. Why wear out your clicking finger extracting files one by one when you can extract at once? ExtractNow does a fine job of bundling...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Wine

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Latest Version, 4.8.2.0, released on March 30th, 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • Warning Has 3/56 anti-virus engines on VirusTotal found the installer to be malicious: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/f17f54c89bfd51c37fe5e2c767f42626449d8467686de27cbc12af70344833dd/analysis/1462730689/
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  • Easy 7-Zip

    Easy 7-Zip is an easy-to-use version of 7-Zip. Originally, Easy 7-Zip was built based on 7-Zip 9.20. I kept all features of 7-Zip and added a few useful features that makes the software more user-friendly.

    Open Source Windows

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    Info-ZIP

    Info-ZIP is a set of open-source software to handle ZIP archives. It has been in circulation since 1989. It consists of 4 separately-installable packages: the Zip and UnZip command-line utilities; and WiZ and MacZip, which are...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued No updates since 2008
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    AppCompactor

    AppCompactor allows you to easily compress applications to decrease size on disk and increase performance when running from slow media, like flash drives. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can work with your apps anywhere....

    Open Source Windows

  • Free Opener icon

    Free Opener

    Free Opener allows users to view, edit and print many different types of files without having to download specialty software. Currently, the software supports over 80 different file formats including Microsoft Office Files (.doc...

    Free Windows

  • KGB Archiver icon

    KGB Archiver

    KGB Archiver is the compression tool with an unbelievably high compression rate. Unfortunately, in spite of its powerful compression rate, it has high hardware requirements (I recommend processor with 1,5GHz clock and 256MB of RAM as...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Software no longer updated since 2 years ago. Site domain is on sale.
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  • Open Freely icon

    Open Freely

    Open Freely: the Easiest Way To Open ALL Files For FREE! Edit, Print & Save All Microsoft Office Files One Program To Open Many File Types - Over 100 Types Supported Built For Windows. Windows 7, Vista, XP all...

    Free Windows

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    ZipGenius

    ZipGenius: the free and powerful archive manager for Windows. Running out of hard disk space? Documents spread over you entire system? Did you get a .zip or .rar file and you dont know what to do? There is only one answer:...

    Free Windows

  • BitZipper icon

    BitZipper

    Unzip WinZip, WinRAR, WinAce and many other types of archives as easy as 1-2-3! If you download files from the Internet, BitZipper is what you need to access them. Features: Supports the majority of archive formats You may...

    Commercial Windows

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    WinAce

    WinAce is not just another archiving shell. With it's own powerful compression format ACE and built-in support for other popular compression types like ZIP, RAR and MS-CAB (to name a few), WinAce could actually become the only...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.69, released in November 2007, can be still downloaded from FileHippo
  • KuaiZip icon

    KuaiZip

    KuaiZip is a free, convenient, fast compressor and decompressor, with advanced compression technology and a proprietary of compression format(KZ). KZ is a high ratio and fast format. KuaiZip support more than 40 compression formats...

    Free Windows

    • Warning The official website is malicious: https://www.virustotal.com/en/url/c3907e0d6c42bd37551d2bd2298743048fec2f1b0666e3216876e74e6be944aa/analysis/1452117297/
  • ArcThemAll! icon

    ArcThemAll!

    A simple software to multiple compress files and folders. ArcThemAll provides compression and extraction of batches of multiple folders or files with simple drag&drop loading. It includes an intelligent UPX compression mode, the...

    Open Source Windows

  • Bitser icon

    Bitser

    Bitser is free Windows zip software for managing archives and backups. It supports ZIP, ZIPX, 7Z, RAR, ISO, MSI, VHD, GZIP, BZIP2,TAR, LZMA, LZMA2, NTFS, FAT, MBR, SquashFS, CramFS, MSLZ, CAB, CPIO, DEB, LZH, NSIS, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR...

    Free Windows

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    Zipeg

    Zipeg is a universal open source archive extractor that supports ZIP and RAR (among other archiving formats). With just a click you can open a file and see what is inside. It is incapable of compressing files, although it is able...

    Open Source Mac Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.9.4, released in July 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • CabPack icon

    CabPack

    A freeware compression program with which you can create cabinet (.CAB) files. With just a few mouse clicks you specify which files to compress, which compression method to use, where the output files should go and whether or not the...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued No update since 2001.
  • SecureZIP icon

    SecureZIP

    SecureZIP® is an enterprise-grade, flexible encryption solution that enables organizations of all kinds to implement persistent data protection while gaining visibility into where files are used, shared, and stored. SecureZIP...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Self-Hosted

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    AutoUnpack

    AutoUnpack is a freeware utility that can be used to automatically download, repair, and unpack all RAR-, 7z-, zip-, TS - archives, or splitted files (e.g. *.001). Which is especially useful for usenet binaries. Easy! Just start...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.5.2, was released on February 2008, but it can still be downloaded from Wayback Machine.
  • 7-ZIP SFX Maker icon

    7-ZIP SFX Maker

    A windows GUI for creating self-extracting (*.exe) files from 7zip archives (*.7z).

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Last version, 3.3, released on December 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • WinArchiver icon

    WinArchiver

    WinArchiver is a powerful archive utility, which can open, create, and manage archive files. It supports almost all archive formats, including zip, rar, 7z, iso, and other popular formats. WinArchiver can also mount the archive to a...

    Commercial Windows

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    Express Zip

    Express Zip file compression software is a complete file archiving management and compression tool. Easily create, edit, manage and extract zipped files and folders. Also open and extract files from many other types of archives...

    Freemium Mac Windows

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  • Ashampoo ZIP icon

    Ashampoo ZIP

    Put an end to format confusion with a click! ZIP, RAR, TAR, CAB and many more - Ashampoo ZIP opens your files fast and reliably and reassembles multi-part volumes.

    Freemium Windows