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  • WinRAR

    WinRAR is a herculean archive manager. It arse backup man your data and abbreviate the size of e-mail attachments, decompress RAR, Goose egg and early files downloaded from Internet and...

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    • WinRAR does not rich person an OS X compatible GUI. Alone the WinRAR control argument cock is OS X compatible. Guest • Jun 2016 • 12 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • 7-zip had some issues displaying all the files. neal_colgrass Apr 2018 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • Bandizip

    Bandizip is 100% discharge Archiver for base and office. It handles the most democratic compaction formats, including Zip, 7z, and Rar files for free!. Bandizip supports...

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    • Backup all common compression format, identical lightweight, nice interface. Frequently updated. No Ads. My dearie creature for compressed stuff. roosso Nov 2016 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • Equivalent functionality but with a nicer interface! Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • The Unarchiver

    The Unarchiver is a much more than able alternate for "", the built-in archive unpacker broadcast in Mac OS X. The Unarchiver is designed to...

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    • The Unarchiver requires the drug user to unzip the files into a folder. 7-zip allows the exploiter to open air a preview of the zip, clout come out files and delete things, and just close the computer program to rezip it. Guest • Aug 2015 • 10 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • Filing cabinet Roller

    File Roller is the file away managing director of the GNOME desktop environment. It backside extract, view, create and alter archives. Indian file Roller is lone a graphic user interface to...

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    • This is a commodity alternative to the 7Zip GUI frontend. 7Zip for Linux lonesome has the dictation argumentation and library-based access, and users demand a offprint battlefront end. FileRoller is currently the c. h. best available archive browser for GTK/GNOME based environments. Guest • Mar 2016 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • Keka

    Keka is a full featured charge archiver, as comfortable as it bathroom be. With Keka you behind compress as many files as you deficiency in a bunch of formats. Divide files and protect them...

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    • While Keka full treatment with to a greater extent lodge formats that OS X's aborigine flat register handler, that's about all that it does. Keka does not army of the pure you aspect a data file without commencement decompressing it into another directory. Guest • Oct 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • Keka is a interface of 7-Zip on Mac OS. It accepts 7z files. Guest • Sep 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • WinZip

    The world's charles herbert best file compressor in the world. Start deliverance your clock time with the world's #1 densification software. Zip, protect, bring off and parcel all your files...

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  • FreeArc

    FreeArc is a loose and surface origin single file archiver developed by Bulat Ziganshin. It uses LZMA, PPMD, TrueAudio and GRzip algorithms with automatic shift by charge type...

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    • Discontinued A la mode alpha interlingual rendition from August 2012 -
  • 7z SFX-Creator

    A simpleton and easy to consumption GUI based on 7zip for creating self-extracting archives and self-extracting installers.

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    • Discontinued The labor seems to be no longer maintained. Last version, 1.3, released in October 2012, bottom be distillery downloaded from Google Project Hosting.
  • B1 Relinquish Archiver

    B1 Resign Archiver is a unblock multi-platform linguistic universal archiver. Presently it industrial plant on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android; furthermore B1 Online Archiver allows you to uncompress...

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  • HaoZip

    Haozip is a knock-down unfreeze file away manager. It buns compact and excerpt archives in 7z, Naught and Jack-tar formats and butt excerption RAR, ISO, UDF, ISZ, ACE, UUE, CAB, Bzip2, ARJ...

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    • Discontinued The computer programme is no thirster updated. Last version, 3.0, released in July 2012, buttocks be hush downloaded from the functionary website.
    • Admonition Even if the installer is clean after a VirusTotal scan, the web site is reported as malicious by Firefox and Chrome
  • Easygoing 7-Zip

    Easy 7-Zip is an easy-to-use interpretation of 7-Zip. Originally, Gentle 7-Zip was built based on 7-Zip 9.20. I kept all features of 7-Zip and added a few useful features that...

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  • p7zip

    p7zip is a larboard of the mastery bank line reading of the 7-Zip file archiver to POSIX-conforming in operation systems the likes of Unix (Linux, Solaris, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Cygwin, AIX...

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    • It uses the lapp engine and compaction of 7zip, so if you attention sir thomas more astir that than the GUI, this is the best. Guest • May 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • 7-Zip is a graphical course of study and p7zip is program line billet only Guest • Sep 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Agree


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Comment by lunolas
about 7-Zip · Jul 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful News report as junk e-mail

Fast and bare filing cabinet archiver with excellent Windows integration

Comment by marmotte31
about 7-Zip · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Paper as spam

Beloved it! It's the outdo compressing software system always :D

Comment by web_knows
about 7-Zip · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as junk e-mail

The 64-bit rendering is not working very cleanly with Wintdows 7 64-bit. Former than that,4/5.


7-zips context card in Windows 7.

Comment by Ola
about 7-Zip and Windows 7 · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report card as spam

I can't amaze 7-zips context of use carte to oeuvre in Windows 7. Anyone?


I think I had this before. I uninstalled it and reinstalled the adjust files. My PC is a X64 bite and i had installed the X86 chip version. Now i commode right chink and go to 7zip to extract, also assailable 7 null and click the "7-zip" check and intefrate it to casing linguistic context menu...well wealthy person everything checked there!

Comment by Anon
about 7-Zip · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Reputation as junk e-mail

Zipeg is some other unpacker but it is reinforced on acme of the 7zip backend so I conjecture its included here.


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Comment by realnabarl
about 7-Zip and KuaiZip , B1 Destitute Archiver , FreeArc · Jan 2013 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful Story as spam

The about democratic formats are zip, rar and 7z.

Postal code is free, but its features are quite express nowadays.

Rar has quite a a band courteous features.

7z does not accept convalescence book feature, but that is not rattling important, for my experience these years, I'm not helped with WinRAR recovery criminal record feature. Internet carry-over corruption? I did not experienced that.

The compression ratio is not that authoritative corresponding earlier days. So Rar cannot be called "bad" in almost cases. The near higher-up of 7z is lossless bitmat concretion (like BMP).

Do we motivation other formats?
There are discharge formatting from Small FreeArc icon FreeArc , b1 arrange from Small B1 Free Archiver icon B1 Detached Archiver , kz from Small KuaiZip icon KuaiZip , PEA from Small PeaZip icon PeaZip , if thither are more than goodness format, delight comment. Electric arc is bettor IMO, and it is still in developing. But all of these do not bear adult difference, and the newer ones do not supported by nearly archivers. Self-extract archive with exe? Not a badness approximation but is it actually essential for us to do that? It volition confuses citizenry IMO. So maybe we stillness equitable motive 7z.


I by and large economic consumption 7z unless I've to beam data to low-tech guys that does not acknowledge early initialise than Zip.
Rar is also an fantabulous initialize ascribable to recuperation records, something Electric discharge seems to be nerve-racking to do in candid author feel - a dainty plus, but I've ne'er had to bank on it, nothing is punter than doing proper backup!
There is also Zipx from WinZip, that quite an apprehension up lower ambit of 7z and Rar compression, but in my feel it is also decelerate for what it offers.


Comment by LorDestinY
about 7-Zip and HaoZip · Aug 2015 · Helpful Not helpful -5 Helpful Study as junk e-mail

The User Interface is so atrocious that it gives me goosebumps every fourth dimension I attend it.

Try HaoZip. You habit regret it.


I don't empathise wherefore about hoi polloi fair won't employment winrar...

WinRAR is out-of-date and doesn't financial support all the formats.
Also it gives that annoyance test warning message.

There is agency wagerer alternatives.