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  • 7-Zip icon

    7-Zip

    7-Zip is an open-source file archiver, an application used primarily to compress files.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

    • Eventually .7z will be the replacement since it's has a better compression algorithm InsaneFromEarthJun 2016 • 8 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 7-Zip is much faster than winrar and has better compression. God bless 7-zip!!! Guest • Dec 2016 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 7-Zip is highly efficient, open source archiver. KuboFHromoslavMay 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Free and open source, powerful, and with great support for different file formats. Guest • Jun 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • PeaZip icon

    PeaZip

    PeaZip is a free and open-source file manager and file archiver for Windows, Linux and BSD made by Giorgio Tani. It supports its native PEA archive format (featuring...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

    • It is fast, has many file extensions and always updated. don1Feb 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • File Roller icon

    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

    • 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 Disagree   Agree
  • FreeArc icon

    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

    • Discontinued Latest alpha version from August 2012 - http://freearc.org/history/changelog_full.htm
  • B1 Free Archiver icon

    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

    • 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
  • p7zip icon

    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

  • ExtractNow icon

    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...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Wine

    • Warning The installer contains malware according to Trend Micro HouseCall: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/539c28b4fe59cf8969f2347463aa791e2cf434275084cdf9ff7084ebe3a4c232/analysis/1496076968/
  • gzip icon

    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

  • Info-ZIP icon

    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

    • Discontinued No updates since 2008
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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...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Xfce

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    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

  • zp

    When compression ratio is important. ZPAQ is based on the top ranked PAQ context mixing algorithm. zp is a ZPAQ compatible multithreaded compressor and decompresser ...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux