✓ groks filenames in national alphabets (both code pages and unicode. ✓ super fast hover over preview using EXIF thumbnails for photographs. ✓ ideal for opening multiple gmail attachments downloaded as zip file. ✓ useful for opening and browsing Facebook backup zip files. (C 2006-2013 Leo Kuznetsov @ Zipeg Labs International

Zipeg alternatives

  • 7-Zip

  • 7-Zip uses its own 7z archive format, but can read and write several other archive formats. The program can be used from a command-line interface, graphical user interface, or with a window-based shell integration. 7-Zip began in 1999 and is developed by Igor Pavlov. The cross-platform version of the command-line utility, p7zip, is also available.

    tags: Portable aes-encryption archiving decompression explorer-integration
    platform: Windows Linux BSD
  • WinRAR

  • WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format. You can try WinRAR before buy, its trial version is available in downloads. After the trial period expires, the program will start to nag you to buy it every time you open up a zip, rar, etc. You can still use the software, but with the nag screen.

    tags: content-discovery file-archiving rar rar-file recovery-record
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android BSD
  • PeaZip

  • PeaZip is a free and open-source file manager and file archiver for Windows, Linux and BSD made by Giorgio Tani. It supports its native PEA archive format (featuring compression, multi volume split and flexible authenticated encryption and integrity check schemes) and other mainstream formats, with special focus on handling open formats. It supports 188 file extensions (as of version 5.8.0).

    tags: Portable 7zip aes-encryption archiving decompression
    platform: Windows Linux BSD
  • The Unarchiver

  • The Unarchiver is a much more capable replacement for "", the built-in archive unpacker program in Mac OS X. The Unarchiver is designed to handle many more formats than BOMArchiveHelper, and to better fit in with the design of the Finder. It can also handle filenames in foreign character sets, created with non-English versions of other operating systems. Supported file formats include zip, tar, gzip, bzip2, rar, 7zip, LhA, StuffIt and many other more or less obscure formats. Support for so many formats is achieved by using the libxad unarchiving library. »

    tags: decompression file-archiving tar unrar unzip
    platform: Mac OS X
  • Bandizip

  • Bandizip is 100% free Archiver for home and office.

    tags: 7zip file-archiving file-encryption interface-overlay rar
    platform: Windows
  • File Roller

  • File Roller is the archive manager of the GNOME desktop environment. It can extract, view, create and modify archives. File Roller is only a graphical interface to archiving utilities such as tar and zip.

    tags: gnome gzip unpack unzip zip
    platform: Linux GNOME
  • WinZip

  • WinZip is a proprietary file archiver and compressor. It allows you to easily zip (compress) and unzip (decompress) files, encrypt zipped files, and email zipped files. WinZIP natively uses the ZIP and ZIPX formats but also has various levels of support for other archive formats.

    tags: file-archiving file-compression unpack unzip zip
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad
  • HaoZip

  • Haozip is a powerful free archive manager. It can compress and extract archives in 7z, ZIP and TAR formats and can extract RAR, ISO, UDF, ISZ, ACE, UUE, CAB, Bzip2, ARJ, JAR, LZH, RPM, Z, LZMA, NSIS, CHM, DMG, HFS, WIM, DEB, MSI, CPIO, XAR and other compression formats (almost forty compressed file formats). It integrates into the Explorer menu.

    tags: Discontinued Warning file-archiving unzip-file unrar-file
    platform: Windows Discontinued Warning
  • B1 Free Archiver

  • B1 Free Archiver is a free multi-platform universal archiver. Currently it works on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android; moreover B1 Online Archiver allows you to uncompress .b1, zip, rar or .7z archive from your computer directly online.

    tags: Bundleware zip rar file-archiving unzip
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android Android Tablet Bundleware
  • p7zip

  • p7zip is a port of the command line version of the 7-Zip file archiver to POSIX-conforming operating systems like Unix (Linux, Solaris, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Cygwin, AIX, ...), MacOS X and also for BeOS and Amiga.

    tags: command-line-interface zip file-compression file-archiving 7zip
    platform: Mac OS X Linux BSD Haiku
  • Zipware

  • Zipware has been designed to be simple, fast and stable to handle both small and large archives. Zipware also supports many Linux archive formats such as tar and gzip. Zipware is freeware and can be downloaded below.Features

    tags: 7zip archives archives-converter archiving checksum-calculator
    platform: Windows
  • Free Opener

  • Free Opener allows users to view, edit and print many different types of files without having to download specialty software. Currently, the software supports over 80 different file formats including Microsoft Office Files (.doc, .docx, .ppt, .pptx, .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .msg, .vcf), Adobe Files (.swf, .flv, .psd, .pdf), Media files (.avi, .flv, .mid, .mkv, .mp3, .mp4, .mpeg, .mpg, .mov, .wav, .wmv, .3gp, .flac) and many others.

    tags: code-files-viewer document-viewer edit-office-documents eml file-archiving
    platform: Windows
  • PowerArchiver

  • PowerArchiver is a proprietary file archiver for Microsoft Windows. It supports full read-write access to several different archive formats, including ZIP, 7z and Tar. Additionally, read-only (decompression) support includes RAR, ACE and various disk image formats. Superior ZIP support, unmatched security, and it's now faster than ever! Professional Edition adds CD and DVD burning, FTP client, the ability to create and mount ISO images, as well as added Backup features.

    tags: zip file-compression rar unzip unpack
    platform: Windows
  • Universal Viewer

  • Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are:

    tags: Portable djvu-viewer document-viewer image-viewer media-player
    platform: Windows
  • IZArc

  • IZArc is the best freeware archive utility supporting many archive formats like: 7-ZIP, A, ACE, ARC, ARJ, B64, BH, BIN, BZ2, BZA, C2D, CAB, CDI, CPIO, DEB, ENC, GCA, GZ, GZA, HA, IMG, ISO, JAR, LHA, LIB, LZH, MDF, MBF, MIM, NRG, PAK, PDI, PK3, RAR, RPM, TAR, TAZ, TBZ, TGZ, TZ, UUE, WAR, XXE, YZ1, Z, ZIP, ZOO.

    tags: Warning Bundleware bin-to-iso built-in-viewer convert-archive
    platform: Windows iPhone iPad Warning Bundleware