File Compression Alternatives

    File Compression is described as 'has following features:' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to File Compression for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is 7-Zip, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like File Compression are PeaZip (Free, Open Source), 7-Zip ZS (Free, Open Source), Explzh for Windows (Free Personal) and WinZip (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 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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    3. A fork of 7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard.
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    4. 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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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • ReactOS
      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.


      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      ALZip is a file compression program that can unzip 40 different zip file archives. ALZip can zip files into 8 different archives such as ZIP, EGG, TAR and others. In ALZip version 8, ALZip’s own EGG format, that Unicode and other powerful function supported, can be used.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Phone
      Out with the old, in with the new. The powerful archiver 8 Zip has expanded its set of capabilities with the new Continuum and Windows Hello technologies.
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    5. Easy to use ZIP Self Extractor maker with many options - Create self-extracting ZIP executable files. Do you want to create a self-extracting ZIP file ? Do you want to compress and distribute files without separating them with an easy to use way ?
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Use MacZip is new way of work efficiently. Extraction formats supported: 7Z, ZIP, RAR, TAR, GZIP, BZIP2, XZ, LZIP, ACE, ISO, CAB, PAX, JAR, AR, CPIO and more.
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    6. 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.
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