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 Aug 31, 2021

      • 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.

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    1. 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.



      • 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.

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    2. 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.
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    3. 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.
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    4. ICEOWS (formally ArjFolder) is written to make compressing and extracting archived files easy.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.20b, released in 2003, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Self-Hosted
      SecureZIP® is an enterprise-grade, flexible encryption solution that enables organizations of all kinds to implement persistent data protection while gaining visibility into where files are used, shared, and stored.
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    5. 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.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained since 2013. Last version, 1.2.4, is still downloadable together with its source from GitHub

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    6. 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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    7. As WinZip, Mr.Zipper is the excellent, professional compression and extraction tool which supports quick look and personalized settings. It features more supported formats than other zip tools.
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