File Archivers

Updated 28 Feb 2019
7-Zip
Popular free archiver with support for many compression archive formats including RAR, ZIP and 7-Zip: 7-Zip (or Seven Zip) is a archiver with a very high compression ratio with support for several other popular formats like RAR, ZIP, CAB and Linux formats like GZIP, BZIP2 and Redhat RPM.
0.9 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTFree
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Universal Extractor
Universal Extractor is a program used for (and only for) decompressing common file archive formats.
5.3 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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7-Zip Portable
Portable version of a very good file archiver supporting many formats including RAR, ZIP and 7-Zip: 7-Zip Portable is an excellent freeware file compression/decompression tool which supports most popular file compression formats including ZIP, 7Z, RAR, CAB, ISO and GZIP.
2.3 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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PeaZip
An open-source archiver that creates archive files, decompresses and encrypts ZIP, RAR and 7Z files: The days of the late 90s and 2000s are over and paid archiving software is really a thing of the past unless you've become ultra-accustomed to software with older interfaces like WinRAR.
8.71 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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PeaZip Portable
Portable file archiver with support for ZIP, 7Z, RAR and more: As with our review of PeaZip (the mainstream version), we can't possible explain how pleased we are with the fact that there is a portable version of PeaZip available, basically packed with all of the same great features which makes PeaZip such a service to the Internet.
6.73 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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WinZip
One of the most popular file compression utilities with encryption and support for ZIP, RAR and other archives: The most popular Zip utility is powerful and easy-to-use.
52.16 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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WinRAR
Powerful and versatile RAR and ZIP archiver which can compress, encrypt and create backup files: There are tons of file archivers running around the web these days, but WinRAR is one of the most popular.
1.45 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPShareware
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Zip Repair Pro
Easily repair corrupt or damaged ZIP files: Zip Repair Pro is a useful recovery utility which can restore or salvage your damaged WinZip files.
6.77 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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RAR Recovery Toolbox
RAR Recovery Toolbox recovers data from corrupted RAR archives and files.
1.99 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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ZipGenius
Archiving application that can compress and decompress ZIP files for saving space and bandwidth for uploading to the web: ZipGenius is an archive management program developed by Italian company WinInizio.
8.4 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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UltimateZip
Free archive utility which supports not only ZIP archives, but RAR, ACE, 7Z and Linux tar formats with a checksum tool: UltimateZip is a WinZIP and 7-Zip alternative which supports multiple different file archives.
4.41 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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ALZip
Open 36 ZIP, archive and compression file formats faster with the ALZip Speed Extractor.
6.52 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
DataNumen Zip Repair
Have you come across a ZIP file which is corrupted?
0.81 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree Trial
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PowerArchiver
PowerArchiver, a powerful file compression utility, supports several major compression formats such as ZIP, ACE and RAR.
2.2 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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Advanced RAR Repair
Easily repair and recover data from broken RAR and SFX archives: Advanced RAR Repair by DataNumen is a file archive recovery tool with a number of advanced features, able to scan and identify corrupted or damaged RAR archives including a number of options to repair and recover as much data as possible.
1.89 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTFree Trial
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Archive XP
Windows based compression utility: Archive XP 2003 is a Windows-based compression archiver with support for around 30 different compression methods and formats such as RAR, ZIP, GZIP, RAR, ACE and many more.
3.1MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTShareware
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KGB Archiver
High-compression file archiver that can extract archives in KGB and ZIP format as well as create archives from a folder: Some compression tools like Seven Zip, WinZip or even WinRAR are able to effectively reduce the size of archives by a considerable amount, however nothing comes close to the power and versatility of KGB Archiver.
3.7 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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DiskInternals ZIP Repair
Fixes, restores and repairs damaged ZIP archive files while protecting against data loss: When instead of ZIP archive contents you see a message "Cannot open file: it does not appear to be a valid archive", it means that the archive is damaged and needs fixing.
0.37 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTFree
Bandizip
Compression and decompression software utility with file archive support for ZIP, RAR, CAB and 7ZIP files: Produced by the developers of the popular program, BandiZip is a freeware file compression utility which supports many of the most popular compression formats such as WinZIP, WinRAR, WinACE, 7-Zip among other types of compression archives including those found in setup installation packages like CAB files.
3.6 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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BigSpeed Zipper
A feature-packed file archiver: Bigspeed Zipper is a compression program with primary support for ZIP file archives.
777 KB | For Free
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Express Zip
If you're looking for a feature-packed file archiver, look no further.
1.04 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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IZArc
Powerful and comprehensive file archiver: IZArc (pronounced 'Easy Arc') is an extremely comprehensive file archiver with support for absolute dozens of different formats including ZIP files, 7-Zip files and RAR archives.
4.61 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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Ultimate Extract and Recover
The open source solution to mass extraction and password recovery of RAR compressed archives.
646 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
PECompact
Compresses Windows modules (EXE, DLL, SCR) substantially: PECompact is a compressor which compressions Windows modules such as EXE, DLL and SCR.
120 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTShareware
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ZIP Reader
ZIP Reader is a free Windows utility that allows users to open files that have been compressed using SecureZIP or PKZIP--or any other ZIP product.
2.93 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
Advanced CAB Repair
Advanced CAB Repair is an effective file/archive recovery program which makes quick work of repairing damaged CAB files.
1 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree Trial
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Explzh
A file archive creation and extraction utility: Explzh is a user-friendly application that enables you to extract the contents of various types of archives and to create new ones.
3.1 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
JustZIPit
Step-by-step zipping tool: Upon further review of this program, we have decided to label it as pure junk!
0.37 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTFree
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WinUHA
WinUHA is a very powerful file compression utility which provides a useful user interface for access to its main controls.
1.4 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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Free RAR Extract Frog
Overall, Free RAR Extract Frog is a very simple yet handy program to have if you want to deal with RAR files.
4.26 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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B1 Free Archiver
File archiving software which creates, extracts and password-protects various types of compression formats: B1 Free Archiver is a useful utility which can compress and extract the contents of several different compression formats such as B1, ZIP, RAR, 7Z, CAB, JAR, BZ2, TGZ and others.
961.98 K | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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ACDZip
Unlike popular compression programs like WinZip or WinRar, ACDZip is a compression program designed specifically for photographers or people who prefer to use a program especially for compression of images.
3.07 MB | For Windows 98 and higherShareware
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Hamster Free Zip Archiver
Hamster Free Zip Archiver is a data compression utility for creating and decompressing ZIP and 7ZIP files.
0.39 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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Easy 7-Zip
Easy 7-Zip is an easy-to-use version of 7-Zip.
2.5 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
Zipeg
A free file archiver and compression utility which supports many popular and rare formats: You might be so inclined to spend a few bucks on a program like WinZip or WinRAR, but there are also free alternatives of which Zipeg is one.
1.62 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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File Splitter and Joiner
File Splitter and Joiner is a freeware program to split and recombines files.
1.1 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
ZipCentral
ZipCentral is a dated and simple file manager program which deals mainly with file archives compressed using the ZIP format.
826 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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SFV Checker
Analyzes and verifies multi-volume archives and checks them using CRC-32: SFV Checker uses CRC-32 technology to check each file and notifies you of any potentially bad, corrupt, incorrect size or missing files to save you hours of downloading only to find you have 1 file missing or the last file has a CRC checksum error.
1.7 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTShareware
FileWrangler
Compression management and file explorer application: FileWrangler is a complete solution for your Windows file handling needs: the quick and easy way to rename or re-date groups of files, ZIP and UNZIP files, view and extract compressed CAB archives, etc.
2.85 MB | For Shareware
QuickPar
QuickPar is a utility (in fact, THE utility) to create, verify and view PAR or parity files found commonly on filesharing services and usenet newsgroups.
490 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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WinRAR for U3
WinRAR for U3 is WinRAR adapted to the U3 smart drive computing platform.
5.4 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPShareware
InnoExtractor
InnoExtractor is a powerful application that helps you to unpack Inno Setup installers using InnoUnp technology.
1.6 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
J7Z
An alternative to the 7-Zip file archiver application with support for many archive types including 7Z, RAR and ZIP: J7Z is an alternative to popular file archiver programs such as Winzip, Winrar, WinACE, etc.
234 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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ExtractNow
ExtractNow is a portable file archiver and compression tool which is easy to use in almost every way.
1.3 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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RAR File Open Knife
RAR File Open Knife is a RAR extraction utility which only works with RAR files.
1.3 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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ZipItFree
Free alternative to WinZip: ZipItFree is a WinZip alternative built from the ground-up to be better, faster and easier to use than its commercial competitor.
4.13 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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MSI Unpacker
MSI Unpacker is a basic tool which can extract the contents from Microsoft Installer files.
476 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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Universal Extractor Portable
Universal Extractor Portable is a program designed to decompress and extract files from any type of archive or installer, such as ZIP or RAR files, self-extracting EXE files, application installers, etc.
4.9 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
RarMonkey
Tired to paying $30 for a program simply to decompress RAR files?
2.97 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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The Extractor
An easy file decompressor which transcends folders: The Extractor is a file archiver designed specifically for ZIP and RAR files for fast usage and support of bulk extracting these files.
1.67 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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