PeaZip Portable, WinRar WinZip
alternative file archiver
a standalone totally self-contained
archiver utility: compress files, open and extract 200+ archive
existing archives, encrypt data,
secure delete, file
spanning (split and join volumes),
This software provieds a complete portable alternative for
WinZip, WinRar and similar tools, with additional advantage of no
installation being required to use the application.
version provides same
set of features and
supports same file formats - 7Z, ACE(*), BR, CAB, ISO, RAR / RAR5(**),
extracting archives, TAR, ZIP,
ZIPX, ZST... -
as PeaZip but, as it does not
need to be
installed, it does not modify the host system.
to bring a complete free zip / rar software with you (i.e. on
an USB drive), make it available
from network (a single copy on a shared disk for multiple clients), or
simply to try the application's features.
this standalone package is
the best choice whenever it is not allowed or desired to
modify the host machine's operating system:
no installation is
required to run the program.
Free, portable RAR ZIP
To use this portable file
is very easy: just extract the
software package (i.e.
integrated Microsoft's Windows Compressed Folders utility) to the
desired directory, and simply start
peazip.exe executable - file extension may be hidden on your device.
Once the program folder is unzipped, PeaZip Portable can
file archivers utilities like WinRar and WinZip for file compression,
extraction, and archive
management functions, working with 200+ archive formats including
popular 7Z, ACE, BR, CAB, ISO, RAR, TAR, ZIP, ZIPX, ZST... and provides
usual set of advanced security features (encrypt / decrypt files,
delete, file hashing, encrypted password manager).
remove the program, after use or when it is no longer needed,
simply delete it i.e. moving PeaZip Portable application folder to
PEAZIP PORTABLE FOR WINDOWS DOWNLOAD
PeaZip Portable file archiver 64 bit version requires a 64 bit MS
system (WIN64), this
property can be
easily verified rightclicking on Computer icon and selecting
from System entry in Control Panel, which displays detailed device's
WIN64 version is faster than the 32 bit version, the latter should be
used only for legacy Windows 32 bit systems.
Linux/BSD section provides
PeaZip Portable downloads for non-Windows systems.
See complete change
log and release notes for list of updates and new features of
file archiver is
software and it 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...),
This application is intended as alternative to proprietary file
archivers like WinZip and
WinRar, and their respective portable
versions. It open and extract RAR,
ACE, ZIPX and other proprietary file archive formats and can convert
them to alternative archiving / compression open formats like 7Z, TAR,
or ZIP, non encumbered
i.p. patents or licensing limitations.
(*) ACE files extraction requires separate Portable UNACE opener plugin
(separate download is required as unace
code licensing is incompatible with LGPLv3), downloadable from add-ons page.
(**) RAR files can be created with PeaZip if WinRar (installed or
portable) is available in the system - alternatively the user can copy
Rar.exe to PeaZip Portable path. Autonomous support for rar compression
is not possible due to constrains of rar licensing.
To Open and extract RAR and new RAR5
format is supported out of the box, alternative Portable
UNRAR5 opener plugin, based on (WinRar) RarLab's unrar code
LGPLv3), can be downloaded from add-ons page as alternative for 7-Zip /
open source unrar implementation, if desired by the user.
This application is also available as PortableApps PeaZip
Portable PAF package, which automatically decompress needed files
and integrates the program in PortableApps'
Synopsis: Download page
of PeaZip Portable file archiver utility packages. Portable free rar
zip files utility, no installation needed. Portable WinRar WinZip
alternative file archiver software not requiring installation.