7-ZIP SFX Maker Alternatives

    7-ZIP SFX Maker is described as 'A windows GUI for creating self-extracting (.exe) files from 7zip archives (.7z)' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to 7-ZIP SFX Maker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is 7-Zip, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 7-ZIP SFX Maker are 7z SFX-Creator (Free, Open Source), 7-Zip ZS (Free, Open Source), Explzh for Windows (Free Personal) and Make SFX (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. 7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.
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    2. A simple and easy to use GUI based on 7zip for creating self-extracting archives and self-extracting installers.

      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      The project seems to be no longer maintained.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.



    3. A fork of 7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard.
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    4. Explzh for Windows is a file operation tool created with the concept of treating archive files, CD-ROM virtual disk images (ISO-9660 / ISO-13346), and FTP hosts as virtual folders and handling them like an explorer.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Make SFX is a free program that lets you make self-extracting archives under Windows (x86 & x64) platform. Make SFX is particularly useful for creation of installation programs.


    5. File archive tool that integrates with Windows Explorer.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PKZIP by PKWARE is the gold standard in data compression. PKZIP provides exceptional performance and ease of use across all enterprise operating systems.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Drive
      ZIP Extractor is a free, open-source application for decompressing ZIP files into Google Drive. Decompress ZIP files to Google Drive ZIP Extractor allows you to unzip (extract or decompress) files in Google Drive.
    6. 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 cabinet files should span multiple disks.

      Discontinued

      No update since 2001.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      This software is designed to create 7z SFX configuration files easily. Also, it's possible to create SFX (EXE) files and you can change icon and version info.
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