Alternatives to WinRAR for Linux 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...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ReactOS

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    • Eventually .7z will be the replacement since it's has a better compression algorithm InsaneFromEarthJun 2016 • 12 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 7-Zip is much faster than winrar and has better compression. God bless 7-zip!!! Guest • Dec 2016 • 9 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 7-Zip is highly efficient, open source archiver. KuboFHromoslavMay 2017 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Free and open source, powerful, and with great support for different file formats. Guest • Jun 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is free, works very good and open more kind of files williambrownMar 2018 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • PeaZip

    PeaZip is free file archiver utility, based on Open Source technologies of 7-Zip, p7zip, FreeArc, PAQ, and PEA projects.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

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    • It is fast, has many file extensions and always updated. don1Feb 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I think the extract time faster than winrar, also support many file extensions. One of the lightest file manager & archiver that I use. rickysantosoJul 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Linux GNOME

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    • Can't even extract multi-part archives. Can't show CRC or anything at all. Suprised this poor app has that high votes. Guest • Nov 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    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...

    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/
    • it does not uncompress files more than 500MB Guest • Jul 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Xfce

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  • gzip

    GNU Gzip is a software application used for file compression and decompression. It is based on the DEFLATE algorithm, which is a combination of LZ77 and Huffman coding.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued No updates since 2008
  • SecureZIP

    SecureZIP® is an enterprise-grade, flexible encryption solution that enables organizations of all kinds to implement persistent data protection while gaining...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Self-Hosted

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