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

    • AZip is a free Zip Archive Manager with unique features such as: built-in content Search, smart archive Update, archive Recompression.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • ZIPcrypt is a simple encryption/decryption and compression software that uses patented XOTIC 512-bit+, or AES 256-bit encryption.


    • ZipX is a professional, full-featured compression and extraction tool. It help you to Browse, Extract, Create, Modify file archives, view files in archives, support drag and drop files or folders from/to Finder.
      • Mac
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      Frugal but sufficient GUI. Browsing works nice, also viewing/editing of zipped files with default app. Also works tar.gz.
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      Positive comment • 6 months ago

    • Easy to use ZIP Self Extractor maker with many options - Create self-extracting ZIP executable files.
      • Windows
    • This software is useful for decompress multiple archives at once or creating multiple archives at once.This software has three functions.
      • Free
      • Windows
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      Allows you to specify the code page of ZIP filenames. This program is great for decompressing non-English encoded ZIP files.
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      Positive comment • 5 months ago

    • 9 Zip makes it easy to compress and decompress the Zip file.
      9Zip not only works on Zip file but also decompress other files like Rar, Rar5, 7z, Gz, Bz, Tar, Jar.
    • Effective app designed to decompress archives, like RAR, Zip, 7z, Tar, Tgz, Cbz, Lzh, Lzma, Bzip, iso, HFS, VHD, etc. Supports over 50 kinds of archive files, as well as extract encrypted archives entirely.
      • Free
      • Mac
    • User-interface for Zpaq.
    • File Compression has following features:Open and create zip files – Open and create tar.gz filesCreate lz4 file and open created lz4 file (lz4 algorithm)
      • Free
      • Windows
      • Windows S
      • Windows Phone
    • Oka Files is a comprehensive document management application that integrates file browsing, video playback, photo browsing, text editing, and audio recording.