Alternatives to 7-Zip for all platforms with Open Source License

  • 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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained.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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  • Xarchiver

    Xarchiver is a lightweight desktop independent archive manager built with the GTK+2 toolkit. It was developed with a simple GUI which that could be used with any desktop...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Xfce

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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...

    • Discontinued No updates since 2008

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • gzip

    GNU Gzip is a software application used for file compression and decompression. It is based on the DEFLATE algorithm, which is a combination of LZ77 and Huffman coding.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • 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...

    • Discontinued Software no longer updated since 2 years ago.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

    Free Open Source Windows

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