The Unarchiver Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to The Unarchiver for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Bandizip, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to The Unarchiver and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to The Unarchiver are Keka (Free, Open Source), Commander One (Freemium), p7zip (Free, Open Source) and BetterZip (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Easily create, open and preview popular archive files like ZIP, RAR, 7z, TGZ and more ( 30+ formats supported ).

      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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    3. ArKiwi, formerly known as Archivaldo, is a lightweight and very fast file archiver, where you can add, compress, extract, delete, password protect, and blazing fast search all your files. in a compact binary file system called ARA (ArKiwi Resource Archive).
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    4. Bandizip X is an easy-to-use, reliable and fast zip unarchiver. This unarchiving program can unpack most popular compression formats created by WinZip (.zip), WinRAR (.rar), 7Zip (.7z) and more.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
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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.


    5. The Unarchiver is a macOS app, but the underlying unarchiving code can run on other OSes, too. There is not yet any GUI app for any other OS, but there are two command-line tools, unar and lsar, which can be used on macOS, Windows and Linux.
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    6. 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.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      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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    7. 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!
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
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      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      • 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.
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