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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 23, 2022
GUI Tar
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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. Free ARC NEXT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A new rewritten Alternative for Free ARC by Bulat Ziganshin.

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  2. 8 Zip

    • 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.



  3. 7zX

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    7zX is a file archiver with high compression ratio. Compression ratio results are very dependent upon the data used for the tests.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.7.1, released in March 2008, can be still downloaded from MacUpdate.

  4. BitZipper

    • Windows

    Unzip WinZip, WinRAR, WinAce and many other types of archives as easy as 1-2-3! If you download files from the Internet, BitZipper is what you need to access them.

  5. Squeeze

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    Default archive manager for xfce. It can be used in ubuntu with perfect integration on pcman-fm

    Discontinued

    No major update since 2008.



  6. Springy

    • Mac

    Springy is a simple to use, yet powerful archiving and compression utility for Mac OS X. Springy integrates seamlessly with the Finder and includes some very useful features.

    Discontinued

    Springy is deprecated.

  7. AutoUnpack

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    AutoUnpack is a freeware utility that can be used to automatically download, repair, and unpack all RAR-, 7z-, zip-, TS - archives, or splitted files (e.g. *.001). Which is especially useful for usenet binaries.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.5.2, was released on February 2008, but it can still be downloaded from Wayback Machine.

  8. Free RAR Extract Frog

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Free RAR Extract Frog is a beautiful decompression tool for RAR-archives that supports spanned archives as well as the extraction of password protected files.

  9. Ultimate Extract and Recover

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows RT

    Ultimate Extract and Recover is an application that batch extracts and verifies RAR and ZIP archives without the user's attention. Traverses nested sub directories,supports Unicode file names,directories and passwords.

  10. Ashampoo ZIP

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Put an end to format confusion with a click! ZIP, RAR, TAR, CAB and many more - Ashampoo ZIP opens your files fast and reliably and reassembles multi-part volumes.

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