Alternatives to 7-Zip for all platforms with Free License

  • 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...

    • WinRAR does not have an OS X compatible GUI. Only the WinRAR command line tool is OS X compatible. Guest • Jun 2016 • 16 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's fastest, more secure, all that i want. alfinge0893Dec 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • 7-zip had some issues displaying all the files. neal_colgrassApr 2018 • 6 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • The Unarchiver

    The Unarchiver is a small and easy to use program that can unarchive many different kinds of archive files. It will open common formats such as Zip, RAR (including v5)...

    • The Unarchiver requires the user to unzip the files into a folder. 7-zip allows the user to open a preview of the zip, pull out files and edit things, and simply close the program to rezip it. Guest • Aug 2015 • 12 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac

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  • File Roller

    File Roller is the archive manager of the GNOME desktop environment. It can extract, view, create and modify archives. File Roller is only a graphical interface to...

    • This is a good alternative to the 7Zip GUI frontend. 7Zip for Linux only has the command line and library-based access, and users need a separate front end. FileRoller is currently the best available archive browser for GTK/GNOME based environments. Guest • Mar 2016 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is called Archive Manager in Ubuntu tejasshettyAug 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux GNOME

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  • Keka

    Keka is a full featured file archiver, as easy as it can be. With Keka you can compress as many files as you want in a bunch of formats. Divide files and protect them...

    • While Keka works with more file formats that OS X's native compressed file handler, that's about all that it does. Keka does not let you view a file without first decompressing it into another directory. Guest • Oct 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Keka is a port of 7-Zip on Mac OS. It accepts 7z files. Guest • Sep 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • 7z SFX-Creator

    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.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • 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...

    • Discontinued Latest alpha version from August 2012 - http://freearc.org/history/changelog_full.htm

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • p7zip

    p7zip is a port of the command line version of the 7-Zip file archiver to POSIX-conforming operating systems like Unix (Linux, Solaris, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Cygwin, AIX...

    • It uses the same engine and compression of 7zip, so if you care more about that than the GUI, this is the best. Guest • May 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 7-Zip is a graphical program and p7zip is command line only Guest • Sep 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD Haiku

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  • 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...

    • 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 )

    Free Windows iPhone iPad

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  • 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...

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

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... Android Tablet

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  • 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...

    • 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

    Free Windows

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