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 you're 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: 5/12/2019 10:52:00 AM

Alternatives to The Unarchiver for all platforms with any license

  • 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).

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

    • Discontinued No updates since 2008

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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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  • Explzh for Windows

    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. It is characterized by the fact that it supports almost any library format distributed on the Internet, supports a CD-ROM virtual disk image (ISO-9660 / ISO-13346), and can handle an FTP host like an Explorer by FTP add-on. Major features: - Explorer-like GUI and operability.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Bitser

    Bitser is free Windows zip software for managing archives and backups. It supports ZIP, ZIPX, 7Z, RAR, ISO, MSI, VHD, GZIP, BZIP2,TAR, LZMA, LZMA2, NTFS, FAT, MBR, SquashFS, CramFS, MSLZ, CAB, CPIO, DEB, LZH, NSIS, RPM, UDF, WIM, XAR, XZ, Z. Bitser also provides a password manager, MD5/SHA checksum calculator to verify file integrity, can search for and delete empty folders and calculate folder sizes from the Windows explorer context menu.

    Free Windows

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  • WinAce

    WinAce is not just another archiving shell. With it's own powerful compression format ACE and built-in support for other popular compression types like ZIP, RAR and MS-CAB (to name a few), WinAce could actually become the only archiver you need.

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.69, released in November 2007, can be still downloaded from FileHippo

    Commercial Windows

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  • ArcThemAll!

    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. It includes an intelligent UPX compression mode, the support to self-extracting archives creation, archives encryption and decryption and much more. It allows configuration of the major elements and uses optimized settings for the rest, so you won't have to worry about them. Dozens of formats are supported.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • KGB Archiver

    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). One of the advantages of KGB Archiver is also AES-256 encryption which is used to encrypt the archives. This is one of the strongest encryptions known for man.

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

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • TC4Shell

    TC4Shell is a file archive tool that supports a huge array of archive formats and integrates with Windows Explorer for the utmost simplicity.

    Commercial Windows

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  • UnRarX

    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.

    Free Mac

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  • ALZip

    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.

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 8.51.0.0, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Archiv

    With Archiv your can create archives in different popular formats and extract them easily. Because of using native disk utilities of Mac, Archiv is very reliable and secure! Password protection make your archives also safe. Convenient Drag & Drop support! CREATING - 7z, Zip, Tar, Bzip2, Gzip - Dmg, Iso, Udf EXTRACTING - 7z, Rar, Zip, Tar, Bzip2, Gzip - Dmg, Iso, Udf UI - Intuitive user experience - Intelligent Drag & Drop support

    Commercial Mac

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  • SimplyRar

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

    • Discontinued 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.

    Free Mac

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  • PKZIP

    PKZIP by PKWARE is the gold standard in data compression. PKZIP provides exceptional performance and ease of use across all enterprise operating systems.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • 8 Zip

    Out with the old, in with the new. The powerful archiver 8 Zip has expanded its set of capabilities with the new Continuum and Windows Hello technologies. Now one app, one license, a uniform design and functionality can be had on all types of devices. Decrypt files through an iris scan or at a touch. Listen to music, read documents, and watch videos right in the app. Share files with friends – it’s simple. 8 Zip is a cutting-edge archiver.

    Freemium Windows Windows Phone

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