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    GUI Tar Alternatives

    GUI Tar is described as 'During the command-line era of computing, archiving files involved cryptic commands such as tar -xvf somefile.tar. However, since those days, the masses have come to use computers, and they expect an easy to use system with graphical elements and interaction' and is a File Compressor in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to GUI Tar 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 GUI Tar are PeaZip (Free, Open Source), WinRAR (Paid), FreeCommander (Freemium) and Bandizip (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2022
    GUI Tar
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    • FreeOpen Source
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    During the command-line era of computing, archiving files involved cryptic commands such as tar -xvf somefile.tar. However,...
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
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      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 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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      Extract Only Files You Really Need.
    1. A fork of 7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard.
    2. Zip Utility - NEWS since - "Version 4.2 = NO MORE ADWARE. IZARC INSTALLER IS COMPLETELY ADWARE FREE" No bundleware that is showing in description.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
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      A file archiver for MATE, based on File Roller from GNOME 2 http://www.mate-desktop.org/.
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      PowerArchiver is a proprietary file archiver for Microsoft Windows. It supports full read-write access to several different archive formats, including ZIP, 7z and Tar. Additionally, read-only (decompression) support includes RAR, ACE and various disk image formats.
    3. Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are:
    4. 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.

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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.
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