9 ZIP Alternatives

    9 ZIP is described as '9 Zip makes it easy to compress and decompress the Zip file' and is a File Archiver in the File Management category. There are more than 100 alternatives to 9 ZIP for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. Most alternatives are File Archivers and File Compressors. The best alternative is 7-Zip, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 9 ZIP are PeaZip (Free, Open Source), WinRAR (Paid), Bandizip (Freemium) and Keka (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 2, 2021

    1. PeaZip is free file archiver utility, based on Open Source technologies of 7-Zip, p7zip, FreeArc, PAQ, and PEA projects.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
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      • Android
      • BSD
      • ReactOS
      With over 500 million users worldwide, WinRAR is the world’s most popular compression tool!
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    2. Bandizip is a powerful archiver which provides an ultrafast processing speed and convenient features. Available free of charge, and its paid editions support a variety of advanced features.
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    3. Keka is the macOS file archiver.
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    4. 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), 7-zip, Tar, Gzip and Bzip2.
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    5. 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 archiving utilities such as tar and zip.
    6. 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, and also uses set of filters—for instance it can remove repetitions from text.

      Discontinued

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

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    7. 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, ...), MacOS X and also for BeOS and Amiga.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      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 .b1, zip, rar or .7z archive from your computer directly online.
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