pigz Alternatives

    pigz is described as ', which stands for parallel implementation of gzip, is a fully functional replacement for gzip that exploits multiple processors and multiple cores to the hilt when compressing data' and is a File Compressor in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to pigz for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is 7-Zip, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like pigz are PeaZip (Free, Open Source), WinRAR (Paid), 7-Zip ZS (Free, Open Source) and IZArc (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 2, 2021

      • 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.
    1. 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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    2. BreeZip is a free tool to "unarchive" many different kinds of archive files - an alternative to winrar free on Windows 10. It will open common formats such as ZIP, RAR, 7-Zip, TAR, Gzip and more.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • F-Droid
      Add to Zip for android-s share/send menu. Easy collecting files from every supporting app into one zip-file while being 'on the go' or offline. (Note the english 'to go' means 'while traveling').
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    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      NanaZip is an open source file archiver intended for the modern Windows experience, forked from the source code of well-known open source file archiver 7-Zip 21.03.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      AZip is a free Zip Archive Manager with unique features such as: built-in content Search, smart archive Update, archive Recompression. The goal is to keep the user interface as simple as possible and bother the user the least possible with options or useless gadgets.
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    4. 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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    5. This software is useful for decompress multiple archives at once or creating multiple archives at once. This software has three functions.
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