7-Zip Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is PeaZip, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to 7-Zip so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting 7-Zip alternatives are WinRAR (Freemium), Bandizip (Freemium), WinZip (Paid) and The Unarchiver (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 21, 2021

    • iZip can manage ZIP, ZIPX, RAR, TAR, 7ZIP and other compressed files on Mac. It allows to create, extract and visualize archives without extracting them.
    • Archive Utility is part of MacOS and supports ZIP, GZIP, and BZIP2 for expansion and CPGZ, CPIO, and ZIP formats for compression.
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      • Free
      • Mac


    • During the command-line era of computing, archiving files involved cryptic commands such as tar -xvf somefile.tar.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained since 2013. Last version, 1.2.4, is still downloadable together with its source from GitHub

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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • As WinZip, Mr.Zipper is the excellent, professional compression and extraction tool which supports quick look and personalized settings.
    • Smart Zipper Pro for Mac is a professional archiving app, which can easily create, extract and preview major archive files like ZIP, RAR, 7z and more ( Over 20 popular formats ).
    • The ZIP compression market is flooded with feature-packed software, but JustZIPit is not one of them!
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      • Free
      • Windows
    • YemuZip is an easy-to-use application for making zip files. Just drag, drop, name your zip file and you're done.
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      • Freemium
      • Mac
    • ArchiDroid is an easy to use archive manager. It can:1. Unpacking of RAR, ZIP, TAR, GZIP (gz), BZIP2 (bz2), tar.bz2, tar.gz and 7ZIP* (7z) archives.

      Discontinued

      The application is no longer update. Last version, 1.1.2, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.

      • Free
      • Android
    • Noah is an archiver powered by Common Archivers Library DLLs. If you run Noah in non-Japanese environment, you will get English Interface.

      Discontinued

      The authors suspended the development. There are no updates since 2010/11/25 .

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Lossless compression algorithm, providing compression speed at 400 MB/s per core, scalable with multi-cores CPU.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD