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 BSD. 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 Sep 14, 2021

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      PKZIP by PKWARE is the gold standard in data compression. PKZIP provides exceptional performance and ease of use across all enterprise operating systems.
    1. KGB Archiver is the compression tool with an unbelievably high compression rate. Unfortunately, in spite of its powerful compression rate, it has high hardware requirements (I recommend processor with 1,5GHz clock and 256MB of RAM as an essential minimum).

      Discontinued

      Software no longer updated since 2 years ago. Site domain is on sale.

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    2. A small software utility that enables you to easily create RAR archives.

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      The Reflections Visual Multimedia website is down but last version of SimplyRar, 1.0.8, released in November 2008, can be still downloaded from MacUpdate.

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      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.
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    3. WinArchiver is a powerful archive utility, which can open, create, and manage archive files. It supports almost all archive formats, including zip, rar, 7z, iso, and other popular formats. WinArchiver can also mount the archive to a virtual drive without extraction.
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      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.
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      • Google Drive
      ZIP Extractor is a free, open-source application for decompressing ZIP files into Google Drive. Decompress ZIP files to Google Drive ZIP Extractor allows you to unzip (extract or decompress) files in Google Drive.
    4. 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.
    5. StuffIt is the right tool for people who just need very basic compression and expansion features. StuffIt has some great features that help you manage your workflow quickly and efficiently.
    6. 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.

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      No update since 2001.

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