The Unarchiver Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to The Unarchiver for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, BSD and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to The Unarchiver.

The Unarchiver is a small and easy to use program that can unarchive many different kinds of archive files. It will open common formats such as Zip, RAR (including v5), 7-zip, Tar, Gzip and Bzip2. If your looking for more info about The Unarchiver like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 5/12/2018 3:47:00 PM

Alternatives to The Unarchiver for all platforms with any license

  • 7-Zip

    The main features of 7-Zip High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression Supported formats: Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ReactOS

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  • PeaZip

    PeaZip is free file archiver utility, based on Open Source technologies of 7-Zip, p7zip, FreeArc, PAQ, and PEA projects. Cross-platform, full-featured but user-friendly alternative to WinRar, WinZip and similar general purpose archive manager applications, open and extract 180+ archive formats: 001, 7Z, ACE(*), ARC, ARJ, BZ2, CAB, DMG, GZ, ISO, LHA, PAQ, PEA, RAR, TAR, UDF, WIM, XZ, ZIP ZIPX - view full list of supported archive file formats for archiving and for extraction.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

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  • Bandizip

    Bandizip is a free Archiver for home and office. It handles the most popular compression formats, including Zip, 7z, and Rar files for free!. Bandizip supports for compression and extraction: Zip(z01), ZipX(zx01), TAR, TGZ, 7Z(7z.001), LZH, ISO, EXE(e01). And extraction only: RAR(part1.rar, r01), ACE, AES, ALZ, APK, ARJ, BH, BIN, BZ, BZ2, CAB, EGG, GZ, J2J, JAR, IMG, IPA, ISZ, LHA, LZMA, PMA, TBZ, TBZ2, TGZ, TLZ, TXZ, UDF, WAR, WIM, XPI, XZ, Z.

    Free Mac Windows

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  • Keka

    Keka is a full featured file archiver, as easy as it can be. With Keka you can compress as many files as you want in a bunch of formats. Divide files and protect them with a password is now a kids game. Just drop the files you want to compress to the Keka icon in the Dock or the main window. Also Keka can extract lots of compressed files, from ZIP and 7Z to RAR archives, even parted ones.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • File Roller

    File Roller is the archive manager of the GNOME desktop environment. It can extract, view, create and modify archives. File Roller is only a graphical interface to archiving utilities such as tar and zip.

    Free Open Source Linux GNOME

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  • Commander One

    Commander One is dual-pane file manager for OS X created in Swift, which enables you to manage your files in the best possible way. You will get the dual-pane interface for easy moving and copying files from one place to another; multi-tab browsing for eliminating clutter; advanced search for locating files quickly; file operations queueing, hotkeys setup, ZIP support and much more.

    Freemium Mac

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  • WinZip

    WinZip is a proprietary file archiver and compressor. It allows you to easily zip (compress) and unzip (decompress) files, encrypt zipped files, and email zipped files. WinZIP natively uses the ZIP and ZIPX formats but also has various levels of support for other archive formats. With just a click, open all major compression formats, including Zip, Zipx, RAR, 7z, TAR, GZIP, VHD, XZ, POSIX TAR and more.

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad ReactOS

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  • p7zip

    p7zip is a port of the command line version of the 7-Zip file archiver to POSIX-conforming operating systems like Unix (Linux, Solaris, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Cygwin, AIX, ...), MacOS X and also for BeOS and Amiga.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD Haiku

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  • B1 Free Archiver

    B1 Free Archiver is a free multi-platform universal archiver. Currently it works on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android; moreover B1 Online Archiver allows you to uncompress .b1, zip, rar or .7z archive from your computer directly online. B1 Archiver supports most popular formats - zip, rar, b1, 7z. Although that’s enough for 99% of cases, we’re working on adding new formats and features to the list.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... Android Tablet

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    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • HaoZip

    Haozip is a powerful free archive manager. It can compress and extract archives in 7z, ZIP and TAR formats and can extract RAR, ISO, UDF, ISZ, ACE, UUE, CAB, Bzip2, ARJ, JAR, LZH, RPM, Z, LZMA, NSIS, CHM, DMG, HFS, WIM, DEB, MSI, CPIO, XAR and other compression formats (almost forty compressed file formats). It integrates into the Explorer menu. Create a ZIP file or TAR with HaoZip 7Z is as simple as selecting the files and click Add.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.0, released in July 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • Warning Even if the installer is clean after a VirusTotal scan, the website is reported as malicious by Firefox and Chrome
  • IZArc

    IZArc is the best freeware archive utility supporting many archive formats like: 7-ZIP, A, ACE, ARC, ARJ, B64, BH, BIN, BZ2, BZA, C2D, CAB, CDI, CPIO, DEB, ENC, GCA, GZ, GZA, HA, IMG, ISO, JAR, LHA, LIB, LZH, MDF, MBF, MIM, NRG, PAK, PDI, PK3, RAR, RPM, TAR, TAZ, TBZ, TGZ, TZ, UUE, WAR, XXE, YZ1, Z, ZIP, ZOO. With a modern easy-to-use interface, IZArc provides support for most compressed and encoded files, as well as access to many powerful features and tools.

    Free Windows iPhone iPad

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    • Warning The installer force you to install a malware program, as written on WOT ( https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/izarc.org )
    • Bundleware The installer force you to install a malware program, as written on WOT ( https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/izarc.org )
  • FreeArc

    FreeArc is a free and open source file archiver developed by Bulat Ziganshin. It uses LZMA, PPMD, TrueAudio and GRzip algorithms with automatic switching by file type, and also uses set of filters—for instance it can remove repetitions from text.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Latest alpha version from August 2012 - http://freearc.org/history/changelog_full.htm
  • ExtractNow

    ExtractNow is a simple utility that allows you to extract multiple archives quickly and easily. Why wear out your clicking finger extracting files one by one when you can extract at once? ExtractNow does a fine job of bundling compressed files and extracting their contents in one fell swoop. ExtractNow has a clean, well-designed and easy-to-use interface. To extract files, simply drag and drop them into the main program window, or right-click the files while in WindowsExplorer.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Wine

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  • 7z SFX-Creator

    A simple and easy to use GUI based on 7zip for creating self-extracting archives and self-extracting installers.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • 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.
  • BetterZip

    Extract Only Files You Really Need. Create Archives. Update Archives. Protect Your Data. Open Archives Without Extracting (ZIP, SIT, TAR, GZip, BZip2, RAR, 7-Zip, CPIO, ARJ, LZH/LHA, JAR, WAR, CAB, ISO, CHM).

    Commercial Mac

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  • Ark

    Ark is a program for viewing, extracting, creating and modifying archives. Ark can handle various archive formats such as tar, gzip, bzip2, zip, rar, 7zip, xz, rpm, cab and deb (support for certain archive formats depend on the appropriate command-line programs being installed).

    Free Open Source Linux KDE

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  • Zipware

    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. Features - Extract: ZIP, ZIPX, 7Z, RAR, RAR5, ISO, VHD, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, CPIO, XZ, DEB,DMG,RPM,XPI and more... - Create: ZIP, 7-ZIP, EXE (create self-extracting and split/multi-volume archives) - Create password protected archives encrypted using AES-256 encryption.

    Free Windows

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  • Universal Viewer

    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. Multimedia: all major media formats: AVI MPG WMV MP3 MP4 FLV MKV..., over 170 formats. Word: file types of MS Office Word: DOC DOCX. Excel: file types of MS Office Excel: XLS XLSX. PDF: Adobe PDF format, plus DJVU XPS CBR CBZ.

    Freemium Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last versions, released in 2012-2013, can be still downloaded and bought from the official website.
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  • PowerArchiver

    PowerArchiver is a 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. Superior ZIP support, unmatched security, and it's now faster than ever! Professional Edition adds CD and DVD burning, FTP client, the ability to create and mount ISO images, as well as added Backup features.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Xarchiver

    Xarchiver is a lightweight desktop independent archive manager built with the GTK+2 toolkit. It was developed with a simple GUI which that could be used with any desktop environment and would operate using the command line rather than API calls. Xarchiver has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Xfce

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  • The Archive Browser

    The Archive Browser is a program that lets you browse the contents of archives, as well as extract them. It will let you open files from inside archives, and lets you preview them using Quick Look.

    Commercial Mac

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  • PortableApps.com AppCompactor

    AppCompactor allows you to easily compress applications to decrease size on disk and increase performance when running from slow media, like flash drives. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can work with your apps anywhere. It's intended primarily for developers, but advanced users will also find it useful. PortableApps.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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  • Info-ZIP

    Info-ZIP is a set of open-source software to handle ZIP archives. It has been in circulation since 1989. It consists of 4 separately-installable packages: the Zip and UnZip command-line utilities; and WiZ and MacZip, which are graphical user interfaces for archiving programs in Microsoft Windows and classic MacOS, respectively.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued No updates since 2008
  • Entropy

    Easily create, open and preview popular archive files like ZIP, RAR, 7z, TGZ and more ( 30+ formats supported ).

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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    • Discontinued No support for macOS Sierra. No Update since 13.12.2013 so since 3 years. See https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/entropy/id437151949

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