BetterZip Alternatives for Windows

    BetterZip is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is 7-Zip, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to BetterZip and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to BetterZip are PeaZip (Free, Open Source), WinRAR (Freemium), Bandizip (Freemium) and B1 Free Archiver (Free).

    This page was last updated May 11, 2021

    1. 7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.
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    2. PeaZip is free file archiver utility, based on Open Source technologies of 7-Zip, p7zip, FreeArc, PAQ, and PEA projects.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • BSD
      • ReactOS
      WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.
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    3. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • 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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    4. IZArc is the best freeware archive utility supporting many archive formats like: 7-ZIP, A, ACE, ARC, ARJ, B64, BH, BIN, BZ2, BZA, C2D, CAB, CDI, CPIO, DEB, ENC, GCA, GZ, GZA, HA, IMG, ISO, JAR, LHA, LIB, LZH, MDF, MBF, MIM, NRG, PAK, PDI, PK3, RAR, RPM, TAR, TAZ, TBZ, TGZ, TZ...

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    5. A simple and easy to use GUI based on 7zip for creating self-extracting archives and self-extracting installers.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last version, 1.3, released in October 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Project Hosting.

    6. Zipware has been designed to be simple, fast and stable to handle both small and large archives. Zipware also supports many Linux archive formats such as tar and gzip. Zipware is freeware and can be downloaded below.
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    7. A fork of 7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard.
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    8. Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are: Images: all major graphics formats: JPG BMP ICO GIF PNG WMF TIFF PSD..., over 40 formats. Also RAW images from 400+ cameras are supported.
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