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Software license: LGPL3, free of charge for any use
Supported systems: any Microsoft Windows 64 bit

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What is PeaZip for Windows 64 bit

PeaZip is a free file archiving application (file compression, rar opener,...), cross-platform Open Source (LGPLv3) free alternative to WinRar, WinZip and similar software for Windows & Linux.
PeaZip features an intuitive, easy to use GUI, Drag&Drop support both for extraction and archiving / compression, and full Windows context menu integration, to provide an user-friendly Free Software alternative to proprietary applications like WinRar and WinZip.
PeaZip 64 bit is faster than the 32 bit version, and should be preferred on modern Windows machines.

Archive formats supported by PeaZip for Windows 64 bit

Compress / archiving to 7Z, ARC, Brotli BR, BZip2, GZip, PAQ, PEA, RAR(+), self-extracting archives, TAR, WIM, XZ, Zstandard ZST, ZIP file format.
Open ACE(**), BR, CAB, DMG, ISO, RAR, UDF, ZST, ZIPX archives, 200+ file formats supported for decompression.

(*) Creation of RAR archives uising PeaZip as interface it is possible if WinRar is installed in the system (autonomous support to rar compression in Open Source applications is not possible due to rar licensing restrictions).  Extraction of old RAR and new RAR5 formats is supported out of the box.

(**) ACE files extraction requires download of separate UNACE plugin (WinAce ace opener / extractor code licensing is incompatible with LGPLv3) available on UNACE / UNRAR add-ons page.

File archiving functions supported by PeaZip for Windows 64 bit

Extract, create and convert archive files, raw file split / join, create spanned (multi-volume) archives, supports strong encryption, encrypted password manager, secure data delete (unrecoverable, permanent erasure), find duplicate files, compute hash and multiple checksum algorithms, export tasks as command line scripts to automate backup and restore tasks.

Add PeaZip to Windows context menu

PeaZip installer provides full integration with Windows right-click context menu and SendTo menu, for easy access to main functions of the applications such as Add to archive, Extract here, Open with PeaZip etc.
On Windows 11 it is also possible to add PeaZip entries to W11 mini-context menu using the example .reg scripts in (peazip)/res/share/batch folder, which are fully customizable to allow localization and use with Protable versions.
On Windows 11 full contextual menu and SendTo menu entries are still available in "Show more" submenu.

Run PeaZip in Dark mode

Please note that on Windows 10 and following systems the dark mode is set separately for ”modern” apps (from Personalization > Colors) and for Win32 (from Settings > Ease of Access > High contrast).
PeaZip supports both darlk mode methods, W10+ and pre-Windows 10:
  • on Windows 10 or newer system it is possible to run PaZip in dark mode either setting Dark mode in Personalization, or setting an Hig contrast theme. The first method is recommended for best visual result, lte second method has the advantage to set all Win32 apps in dark mode at once.
  • On older Windows systems PeaZip will run accordingly the colors of the current Windows Theme: setting a dark theme will set the same dark colors scheme in PeaZip.

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PeaZip entry in Windows 11 mini-context menu

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PeaZip works as a free RAR file opener, and it is also capable of managing other proprietary archive formats like ACE and ZIPX, and it can convert and replace them with non-proprietary alternative formats like 7Z, ARC, TAR, ZIP.
PeaZip also provides top speed, best data compression ratio, stability, and security, relying on proven Free Software technologies from 7-Zip, Brotli, FreeArc, PAQ, UPX, Zstandard and other state of art Open Source projects.

Download & install PeaZip using WINGET

As alternative, PeaZip is also available through new Microsoft Windows' package manager winget
  • PeaZip can be installed running "winget install -e peazip" command; -e parameters searches for exact match excluding extra applications erroneously matching on plain "winget install peazip" command
  • "winget show -e peazip" displays information for the last available version in winget package management system
With some versions of winget PeaZip can be installed only running winget as administrator, due a known winget install bug applying to various software packages.

PeaZip for Windows 64 bit download notes

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Please note that on current version of Microsoft SmartScreen, new packages of PeaZip (likewise many other software packages) may be reported as possibly harmful software.
The only solution for this issue is to proceed with installation anyway (with "more info" or other version-specific links in SmartScreen) and possibly to help fighting false positives reporting the software as safe to Microsoft.
SmartScreen is a "reputation based" filter solely based on popularity of a package, and its rating is not presently influenced by quality factors as the software being published on a safe domain (including Microsoft-own ones like GitHub), supported by reputable package managers (including Microsoft winget) and reported as safe by antivirus (including Microsoft ones...).

PeaZip 64 bit archive manager utility is optimized for x86-64Intel 64 bit CPU platform / AMD64 architecture and it is meant only for Windows 64 bit (WIN64WIN64 applications platform) compatible systems.
On recent Microsoft Windows systems you can check detailed Operating System information of your device right-clicking the "Computer" icon on the desktop, "Properties" screen.

These downloads contain only free, safe software, Open Source under OSIOSI approved license terms definition: they does not contain third party sponsored offers (such as in-installer advertising) or any harmful software.

The application is fully functional, without any limitation: it does not require product key / serial number / password, it has no expiration term (by date or number of usages), and no type of "trial" limiting, nor in terms of maximum number of users / machines / concurrent sessions, nor in terms of program's features.
The application is released under Open Source license LGPLv3, that means this program is free of charge for any use (personal and professional, business and government, etc...), modification, and distribution.

Download PeaZip as MSIX app

PeaZip is also available as MSIX app for Windows 10, as alternative to the classic exe installer which works on all Windows versions.
To install PeaZip as MSIX app you need to install, una tantum, PeaZip's .cer certificate which is used to sign the package.

PeaZip Windows app is a full featured Win32 x86-64 software and requires a full featured Windows system supporting Win32 x86-64 bit API, like most of the current Windows 10 systems, it does not run on systems limited to Metro / RT / Modern / UWP / Universal APIs - this is likely less than a problem now Microsoft is finally bringing full x86-64 emulation to Windows on ARM.

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Please be advised that PeaZip MSIX it is currently not published on Microsoft Store, but instead Microsoft Store (which in theory should host only applications that undergo a thorough validation process, and be closely monitored) hosted and is still hosting - notwithstanding multiple reports - various scam apps using PeaZip's name and logo, not preserving license files as required by LGPL3 license, and hijacking users to third party domains not connected in any way with PeaZip project: you are strongly advised to avoid those apps!

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