Open, extract 7Z ACE CAB RAR TAR ZIP archives, 200+ formats supported         

Free file archiver utility, open, extract RAR TAR ZIP files

PeaZip free file archiver utility, open extract RAR TAR ZIP files

PeaZip for Linux
Supported operating systems: Linux x86_64, x86.
Experimental support: Linux ARM, aarch64
PeaZip for macOS
Supported operating systems: Darwin, macOS aarch64 M1 & Intel
Experimental support: BSD
PeaZip for Windows
Supported operating systems: MS Windows, ReactOS, Wine.

Requires Lazarus / FreePascal

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What is PeaZip free file archiver utility

PeaZip is a free file archiver utility, based on Open Source technologies of 7-Zip / p7zip archiver, Facebook Zstandard fast compressor, FreeArc, Google Brotli fast compressor, PAQ family of compressorssecure file archiving and encryption PEA project, and other Free Software file compression tools.

Main features:

  • Open Source, released under LGPLv3 license which allows to easily integrate it in any licensing environment
  • Cross-platform and cross-architecture, same full featured GUI application on Linux, macOS, and Windows, providing full featured file manager and archive manager on all platforms, also available as portable application
  • Supports over 200 archive formats, ranging from very powerful compressors like 7Z and ZPAQ, to extremely fast compressors like Brotli and Zstandard, with option to easily convert archives
  • Supports strong encryption, optionally two factor authentication and authenticated encryption
  • Can easily export tasks defined in the GUI as command line scripts

Cross-platform (Linux, macOS, Windows), full-featured but user-friendly alternative to WinRar, WinZip and similar general purpose archive manager applications, open and extract 200+ archive formats: 001, 7Z, ACE(*), ARC, ARJ, BR, BZ2, CAB, DMG, GZ, ISO, LHA, PAQ, PEA, RAR(**), TAR, UDF, WIM, XZ, ZIP, ZIPX, ZST. View full list of supported archive file formats for archiving / compression, and for extraction.

As archive manager utility, PeaZip provides fast, high compression ratio multi-format archiving to 7Z, ARC, Brotli, BZ2, GZ, PEA, TAR, WIM, Zstandard and ZIP archives (write supported formats), and works as opener / extractor tool for 200+ archive types including ACE, ISO, RAR, ZIPX files, including ability to manage encrypted archives for supported formats.

This software deploys a powerful and complete file manager for editing, viewing, browsing and searching archive files, featuring a wide set of data security functions: strong encryption (AES, Twofish, Serpent), encrypted password manager, optional two-factor authentication (encryption / decryption with password and keyfile), secure delete, and file hashing tools, easily export tasks defined in the GUI to create command line scripts.

For more information about archive creation and extraction performances compared with other popular file archivers tools, read file compression and decompression PeaZip benchmarks page.

Safety of Open Source software

PeaZip is Free Software, employing technologies from state of art 7-Zip, p7zip, Brotli, FreeArc, PAQ, PEA, Zstandard open source file compression and archiving projects.
This software is released under Open Source GNU LGPLv3 copyleft license: the application is free for any use (private and professional).
All PeaZip packages are safe downloads, do not contain advertising or harmful software, and are identified with cryptographically secure SHA256 hash published on official dowenload site.

Advantages of downloading Portable packages

Portable packages, available for Linux, macOS, and Windows operating systems as alternative to installable packages, does not need installation: simply extract and use the application for maximum ease of deployment.

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PeaZip free archiver download notes

Repositories of legacy software releases are available from PeaZip free archiver project pages on GitHub open source downloads, free software downloads, and Sourceforge open source software repository

Each release contains program's packages for different supported operating systems, documentation, and sources.

See complete change log and release notes for list of updates and new features of the application, and for SHA256 hash values of each package published in the current release.

PeaZip free archiver packages are currently not signed, but SHA256 is a cryptographically strong hash, and it is served here through a secure TLS/SSL website, so it can be used for check integrity and autenticity of the packages you are downloading. Download pages of Win64 and Win32 installers also shows SHA256 hash value of each packages for increased security of users.

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If you appreciate PeaZip free file archiver, and you wish to help the project to grow and improve, you can contribute to the software development donating through PayPal on Donations page.

(*) To use the application to open and extract ACE files it is needed to install WinACE's UNACE plugin from PLUGINS page, otherwise the program will lack the (proprietary) component to read .ace format.

(**) RAR files creation with PeaZip is possible if WinRar is installed on the system (autonomous support to rar compression is not possible due to rar licensing limitations). Please note RAR and RAR5 format opening / extraction is supported out of the box: an optional plugin based on official RarLab's unrar code is provided as alternative .rar extraction engine on PLUGINS page, if preferred by user over 7-Zip / p7zip's Open Source unrar implementation.

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