File Archiver

7-Zip logo


High compression ratio: 7-Zip can create archives with a high compression ratio, which means smaller file sizes and less disk space usage. It supports its own 7z format, as well as other common formats like ZIP and TAR. Supports multiple formats: Un/packing: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM file formats Unpacking: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z file formats Encryption: 7-Zip can protect archives with AES-256 encryption, which is a very secure cipher.

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Hamster Zip Archiver

Hamster Zip Archiver is a free file archiver for Windows developed by Hamstersoft, with focus on simplicity and looks. It supports zip, 7z, arj, bz2, tbz, gzip, deb, dmg, img, gz, tgz, hfs, lzh, rmp, pkg, z, taz, cab, iso, rar, tar, wim, swm, jar, along with some other formats.

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PeaZip logo


PeaZip is free file archiver utility, based on Open Source technologies of 7-Zip, p7zip, Brotli, FreeArc, PAQ, Zstandard, and PEA projects. PeaZip works as a compression and encryption utility. It can open extract 180+ archive formats; full list can be found here . News I Forum/Tickets I Wiki I Online Tutorials I FAQ

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WinRAR logo


WinRAR is an archive manager for backing up data and reducing the size of e-mail attachments. Decompress files downloaded from the internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format. Support is provided for RAR, ZIP, CAB, ARJ, LZH, ACE, TAR, GZip, UUE, ISO, BZIP2, Z and 7-Zip file formats. WinRAR recognises and selects the best compression method for decompressing multi-media files; the compression algorithm compresses multi-media files, executables and object libraries.

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