PowerArchiver Alternatives

    PowerArchiver is described as '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' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PowerArchiver for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is 7-Zip, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PowerArchiver are PeaZip (Free, Open Source), WinRAR (Freemium), Bandizip (Freemium) and The Unarchiver (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2021

    1. Zip Utility - NEWS since - "Version 4.2 = NO MORE ADWARE. IZARC INSTALLER IS COMPLETELY ADWARE FREE" No bundleware that is showing in description.

      Bundleware

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    2. Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are: Images: all major graphics formats: JPG BMP ICO GIF PNG WMF TIFF PSD..., over 40 formats. Also RAW images from 400+ cameras are supported.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      A file archiver for MATE, based on File Roller from GNOME 2 http://www.mate-desktop.org/.
    3. 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      The project seems to be no longer maintained.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.

    4. A fork of 7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard.
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    5. Zipware has been designed to be simple, fast and stable to handle both small and large archives. Zipware also supports many Linux archive formats such as tar and gzip. Zipware is freeware and can be downloaded below.
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    6. Explzh for Windows is a file operation tool created with the concept of treating archive files, CD-ROM virtual disk images (ISO-9660 / ISO-13346), and FTP hosts as virtual folders and handling them like an explorer.
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      • 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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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • ReactOS
      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.
    7. ?? Extract Archives: So you downloaded this file you can't open? Don't be fooled by the name — Archiver is a highly versatile unarchiver that can unpack pretty much any archive you throw at it.
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