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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, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is 7-Zip, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GUI Tar are PeaZip, WinRAR, FreeCommander and Bandizip.

GUI Tar alternatives are mainly File Archivers but may also be File Compressors or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GUI Tar.
This page was last updated Jun 28, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

During the command-line era of computing, archiving files involved cryptic commands such as tar -xvf somefile.tar. However,...

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  1. ALZip

    • 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.

  2. TUGZip

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    TUGZip is a powerful freeware archiving utility for Windows that provides support for a wide range of compressed, encoded and disc-image files, as well as very powerful features; all through an easy to use application interface and Windows Explorer integration.

    Discontinued

    Development is discontinued. Last version, 3.5.0.0, released on April 2nd 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.



  3. Archiv

    • Mac

    With Archiv your can create archives in different popular formats and extract them easily. Because of using native disk utilities of Mac, Archiv is very reliable and secure! Password protection make your archives also safe. Convenient Drag & Drop support!

  4. UnRarX

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    If the command line is not your thing - heres a GUI front-end for unrar. Drag-and-Drop extraction. Built-in par2 recovery. Written by Peter Noriega.

  5. ArcThemAll!

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A simple software to multiple compress files and folders. ArcThemAll provides compression and extraction of batches of multiple folders or files with simple drag&drop loading.

    Discontinued

    Last updated on October 26, 2013.



  6. CabPack

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A freeware compression program with which you can create cabinet (.CAB) files. With just a few mouse clicks you specify which files to compress, which compression method to use, where the output files should go and whether or not the cabinet files should span multiple disks.

    Discontinued

    No update since 2001.

  7. Hamster ZIP Archiver

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Hamster Free ZIP Archiver is a Zip Tool for compression & encryption with improved Very Fast Zip algorithm.

    Warning

    When uninstalling the program run a Trojan.Win32/Occamy.C. See also https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/57672046438d7e3a2bfa13c6d9c4be9e58530622ab970b02074cf2c3fd1b4043/detection

  8. unp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Terminal
    • Xfce

    is a small perl script which makes extraction of any archive files a bit easier. It support several compressors and archiver programs

  9. WinUHA

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    WinUHA - powerful GUI (Graphical User Interface) for UHARC. UHarc (Uwe Herklotz archiver) is a high-compression 386+ DOS and Windows file archiver.

    Discontinued

    The software is no longer updated. Last version, 2.0 RC1, released in February 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  10. AndroZip

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    AndroZip is a utility that can unpack/decompress ZIP and other ZIP based archives like APK, JAR, WAR, EAR, TAR, GZIP and RAR. AndroZip can also create ZIP and ZIP based archives like APK, JAR, WAR, EAR, TAR and GZIP. Note only Win.

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