9 ZIP Alternatives

    9 ZIP is described as '9 Zip makes it easy to compress and decompress the Zip file' and is an app 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. 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 (Freemium), Bandizip (Freemium) and Keka (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2021

    1. Explzh for Windows is a file operation tool created with the concept of treating archive files, CD-ROM virtual disk images (ISO-9660 / ISO-13346), and FTP hosts as virtual folders and handling them like an explorer.
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    2. CompactGUI is a standalone GUI to make using the Windows 10 compact.exe function easier to use. This allows games, programs and other folders to be compressed transparently (i.e they can still be used normally) with no performance loss.
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      zpaq is a free and open source incremental, journaling command-line archiver for Windows, Linux and Mac OS/X. Documentation can be found at: http://mattmahoney.net/dc/zpaqdoc.html The ZPAQ archive format is described by a specification -...
      • FreeOpen Source
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      Info-ZIP is a set of open-source software to handle ZIP archives. It has been in circulation since 1989.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2008

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      The world's best file compressor in the world. Start saving your time with the world's #1 compression software. Zip, protect, manage and share all your files quickly and easily.


    3. ?? Extract Archives: So you downloaded this file you can't open? Don't be fooled by the name — Archiver is a highly versatile unarchiver that can unpack pretty much any archive you throw at it.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Zipeg is a universal open source archive extractor that supports ZIP and RAR (among other archiving formats). With just a click you can open a file and see what is inside.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.9.4, released in July 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    4. The Archive Browser is a program that lets you browse the contents of archives, as well as extract them. It will let you open files from inside archives, and lets you preview them using Quick Look.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
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      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.
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    5. Easily create, open and preview popular archive files like ZIP, RAR, 7z, TGZ and more ( 30+ formats supported ).

      Discontinued

      No support for macOS Sierra. No Update since 13.12.2013 so since 3 years. See https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/entropy/id437151949

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