Free WinZip Alternatives for Windows

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

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. ZipGenius: the free and powerful archive manager for Windows. Running out of hard disk space? Documents spread over you entire system? Did you get a .zip or .rar file and you dont know what to do? There is only one answer: ZipGenius!
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      WinUHA - powerful GUI (Graphical User Interface) for UHARC. UHarc (Uwe Herklotz archiver) is a high-compression 386+ DOS and Windows file archiver.

      Discontinued

      The software is no longer updated. Last version, 2.0 RC1, released in February 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.



      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      AutoUnpack is a freeware utility that can be used to automatically download, repair, and unpack all RAR-, 7z-, zip-, TS - archives, or splitted files (e.g. *.001). Which is especially useful for usenet binaries.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.5.2, was released on February 2008, but it can still be downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    2. Free RAR Extract Frog is a beautiful decompression tool for RAR-archives that supports spanned archives as well as the extraction of password protected files.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Zip files in either : 1. User-specified approximate size.


    3. Ultimate Extract and Recover is an application that batch extracts and verifies RAR and ZIP archives without the user's attention. Traverses nested sub directories,supports Unicode file names,directories and passwords.
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    4. ICEOWS (formally ArjFolder) is written to make compressing and extracting archived files easy.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.20b, released in 2003, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. Put an end to format confusion with a click! ZIP, RAR, TAR, CAB and many more - Ashampoo ZIP opens your files fast and reliably and reassembles multi-part volumes.
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    6. The ZIP compression market is flooded with feature-packed software, but JustZIPit is not one of them! In the field of ZIP software, JustZIPit is "little ZIP program with less". So how is "less" a good thing?
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    7. AutoWinRarZip - is an easy to use program that allows you to extract (unRar, unZip) archived files different formats.

      Discontinued

      The website is no longer available.

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