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File Roller Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to File Roller for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux 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 File Roller and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to File Roller are PeaZip, WinRAR, p7zip and FreeArc.

File Roller alternatives are mainly File Archivers but may also be File Compressors or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of File Roller.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • GNOME

File Roller is the archive manager of the GNOME desktop environment. It can extract, view, create and modify archives. File...

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  1. 7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.

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    Works on my Linux command line without getting in the way of File Roller. Certainly my go-to for large extractions. It even provides a small GTK interface that looks like the Windows version. Well done!

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    it does not depend on gnome interface, gtk+ should be enough.

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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, for Linux, macOS and Windows.

    PeaZip


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    WinRAR

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • ReactOS

    With over 500 million users worldwide, WinRAR is the world’s most popular compression tool!

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    p7zip

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    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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    FreeArc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Ark

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    Ark is a program for viewing, extracting, creating and modifying archives. Ark can handle various archive formats such as tar, gzip, bzip2, zip, rar, 7zip, xz, rpm, cab and deb (support for certain archive formats depend on the appropriate command-line programs being installed).

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    B1 Free Archiver

    • 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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    Xarchiver

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Xfce

    Xarchiver is a lightweight desktop independent archive manager built with the GTK+2 toolkit. It was developed with a simple GUI which that could be used with any desktop environment and would operate using the command line rather than API calls.

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    Made Russian letters visible in zip archive in linux mint

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    Engrampa

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    A file archiver for MATE, based on File Roller from GNOME 2

    http://www.mate-desktop.org/.

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    Info-ZIP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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