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. ezyZip is a file compression tool that lets you zip files into an archive. It also supports unzip, allowing you to uncompress archived zip files.
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    2. ArKiwi, formerly known as Archivaldo, is a lightweight and very fast file archiver, where you can add, compress, extract, delete, password protect, and blazing fast search all your files. in a compact binary file system called ARA (ArKiwi Resource Archive).
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    3. File archive tool that integrates with Windows Explorer.
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    4. AppCompactor allows you to easily compress applications to decrease size on disk and increase performance when running from slow media, like flash drives. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can work with your apps anywhere.
    5. Bandizip X is an easy-to-use, reliable and fast zip unarchiver. This unarchiving program can unpack most popular compression formats created by WinZip (.zip), WinRAR (.rar), 7Zip (.7z) and more.
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      • Windows
      WinAce is not just another archiving shell. With it's own powerful compression format ACE and built-in support for other popular compression types like ZIP, RAR and MS-CAB (to name a few), WinAce could actually become the only archiver you need.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.69, released in November 2007, can be still downloaded from FileHippo

    6. Bitser is free Windows zip software for managing archives and backups. It supports ZIP, ZIPX, 7Z, RAR, ISO, MSI, VHD, GZIP, BZIP2,TAR, LZMA, LZMA2, NTFS, FAT, MBR, SquashFS, CramFS, MSLZ, CAB, CPIO, DEB, LZH, NSIS, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR, XZ, Z.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PKZIP by PKWARE is the gold standard in data compression. PKZIP provides exceptional performance and ease of use across all enterprise operating systems.
    7. KGB Archiver is the compression tool with an unbelievably high compression rate. Unfortunately, in spite of its powerful compression rate, it has high hardware requirements (I recommend processor with 1,5GHz clock and 256MB of RAM as an essential minimum).

      Discontinued

      Software no longer updated since 2 years ago.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

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    8. A small software utility that enables you to easily create RAR archives.

      Discontinued

      The Reflections Visual Multimedia website is down but last version of SimplyRar, 1.0.8, released in November 2008, can be still downloaded from MacUpdate.

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