PeaZip Freeware alternative to Winzip and Rar


PeaZip is a free Open Source file and archive manager: cross platform, available as portable and installable software for 32 and 64 bit Windows (9x, 2k, XP, Vista, Seven) and Linux (PeaZip is a desktop neutral application), supports 129 archive types.

Full support 7Z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, *PAQ, PEA, QUAD/BALZ, TAR, UPX, ZIP

Extraction only ACE, ARJ, CAB, CHM, COMPOUND (MSI, DOC, XLS, PPT), CPIO, ISO, Java (JAR, EAR, WAR), Linux (DEB, PET/PUP, RPM, SLP), LHA/LZH, LZMA, Mac (DMG/HFS), NSIS, Open Office files, PAK/PK3/PK4, RAR, SMZIP, U3P, UDF, WIM, XAR, XPI, Z/TZ and many more…

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PeaZip allows to create, convert and extract multiple archives at once; create self-extracting archives; bookmark archives and folders; apply powerful multiple search filters to archive’s content; export job definition as command line; save archive’s layouts; scan and open with custom applications compressed and uncompressed files etc…

Other features: strong encryption, robust file copy, split/join files (file span), secure data deletion, compare, checksum and hash files, system benchmark, generate random passwords and keyfiles.

PeaZip for Windows



PeaZip acts as graphic frontend for multiple “engines” performing archiving, compression, encryption and volume split features



Pea (Giorgio Tani, LGPLv3) archiving utility featuring authenticated encryption; both PeaZip and Pea uses Wolfgang Ehrhardt’s Pascal/Delphi crypto library
7z (Igor Pavlov, LGPL) and p7zip (Myspace, LGPL, the POSIX port of 7z for Unix systems), supporting most of the mainstream archiving and compression formats
ARC (Bulat Ziganshin, GPL) FreeARC archiver, featuring high compression and strong encryption
PAQ/LPAQ/ZPAQ (Matt Mahoney and other contributors, GPL) various compression utilities, the current state of art for maximum compression ratio
QUAD (Ilia Muraviev, LGPL) and BALZ (Ilia Muraviev, public domain) compression utilities
UPX (Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer, László Molnár and John F. Reiser, GPL), compression utility for binaries, and Strip form GNU binutils (GPL)
UNACE (Marcel Lemke, ACE Compression Software, royalty-free UNACEV2.DLL license) UNACEV2.DLL and UNACE for Linux (royalty-free UNACE for Linux license).
Open source archiving and compression utilities are included in the program’s package and ready to use; all software included in the package is released under OSI approved licenses. UNACE is available as separate downloadable plugin since, while royalty free, it’s not released under an OSI-approved open source license.

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