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Free WinZip Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to WinZip for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best free Windows alternative is 7-Zip, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WinZip and many of them are free and available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free Windows alternatives to WinZip are PeaZip, Bandizip, p7zip and FreeArc.

WinZip alternatives are mainly File Archivers but may also be File Compressors or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WinZip.
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  1. 7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.

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    Almost everyone thinks 7-Zip is a great alternative to WinZip.
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    7-Zip is highly efficient, open source archiver.

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

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    Most users think PeaZip is a great alternative to WinZip.

    Has all features of 7zip and most of features of WinRAR. And it has a GUI.

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  3. Bandizip is a powerful archiver which provides an ultrafast processing speed and convenient features. Available free of charge, and its paid editions support a variety of advanced features.

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    Really Strong ! and free On all my computers !

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    p7zip

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    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.

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    FreeArc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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

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    NanaZip

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    NanaZip is an open source file archiver intended for the modern Windows experience, forked from the source code of well-known open source file archiver 7-Zip 21.03.

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    B1 Free Archiver

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    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.

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    7-Zip ZS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    7-Zip with support for Zstandard, Brotli, Lz4, Lz5 and Lizard Compression. Open source under LGPL-2.1 license.

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    IZArc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Zip Utility - NEWS since - "Version 4.2 = NO MORE ADWARE. IZARC INSTALLER IS COMPLETELY ADWARE FREE" No bundleware that is showing in description.

    Bundleware

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    Universal Viewer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are:

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