documentation packages and application's
(language files) are
released under GNU FDL
license unless differently specified.
Software screenshots are released under
public domain and are free for any use: please feel free to use them
(either copying the files or linking the URLs) on
websites, blogs etc, and update them when needed with updated
screenshot published here.
All software packages
published in PeaZip project are released under
Open Source GNU LGPLv3
license, and are free for any personal, professional, and commercial
use, and does not contain adware or otherwise harmful software.
In years 2011 to 2014 PeaZip project had partnered with advertisers (as
AVG Antivirus, OpenCandy) for delivering ads in Windows installers, the
partnerships ended with the PeaZip 5.3.0 ad-free release in April 2014;
since then the Windows installers containing adware modules were
removed from all official PeaZip project repositories.
If you find PeaZip
packages containg malware, adware, or otherwise unwanted software,
please report them to the maintainers of the repository or website
publishing them, and to me (see Report
issues section), so action can be
taken in the best interest of user's security.
The same licensing model apply also to any third parts contributions to
the website or the software:
FDL license apply in case of text/documentation, and LGPLv3 apply in
any other case (unless differently specified in both cases).
Export, ECCN, COO
containing strong cryptographic functions,
classified in 5D002 category, accordingly to Wassenaar Arrangement
coding, for US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security ECCN
(Export Administration Regulations), European Union EC 388/2012, and UK
Strategic Export Control Lists.
The classification may be different according to the laws and
regulations of other nations.
Country Of Origin (COO) is Italy: the product is developed, maintained,
and tested in Italy: however please note that PeaZip, as Open Source
software, plainly could not even exists without the contribution of
other Open Source projects (you can find them credited in Third party
technologies section of the website) and without the constant
feedback from users (mainly collected in the official Issue tracker on
PeaZip software is Open Source and can be freely distributed under the
terms of GNU LGPLv3 license.
Third parts distributors can use following official PAD files to stay
automatically up to date with releases:
PeaZip for Linux http://repository.appvisor.com/info/app-10001b71cb66/PeaZip_for_Linux_pad.xml
PeaZip for macOS http://repository.appvisor.com/info/app-1400ac3e75d4/PeaZip_for_macOS_pad.xml
PeaZip for Microsoft Windows (all) http://repository.appvisor.com/info/app-b000ff93001d/PeaZip_pad.xml
PADv3 (legacy format)
PeaZip for Linux peazip_linux.xml
PeaZip for macOS peazip_mac.xml
PeaZip for Microsoft Windows (all) peazip.xml
PeaZip for Microsoft Windows 64 bit only peazip_64bit.xml
PeaZip Portable peazip_portable.xml
For technical support about the software please refer to the Online
This document provides for
this website (please note that as stated below, this website does NOT
Cookies are small text files that are stored by a
server on the of the storage of the device used (computer, tablet,
smartphone), depending on the users’ browser options. This information
can be used during the same online session or when accessing again the
same website even after several days.
Duration (either limited or unlimited) of the cookie is set when the
cookie is created: if information is kept past the duration of the
session the cookie is defined Permanent.
Based on their characteristic and use, cookies can be classified as:
User’s browser can receive cookies
that are created and managed from a website (third party)
different from the one that the user is visiting, this type of cookie
is defined Third Party. The use of the information collected by third
parties with their cookies is regulated by their
respective informative notes and privacy policies.
- Technical: cookies necessary for the correct
functioning of a website, with duration strictly
limited to the duration of the session
- Analytic: cookies used to collect anonymous
aggregated data on user’s browse experience and use of services. They
can be deselected with no loss of functionality.
- Profiling: cookies that identify
(also on aggregate anonymous basis) user’s preferences to ensure a
better browsing experience and/or ads matching user habits and
Many online sources provides more in-depth technical and legal
information about cookies and other similar technologies. Wikipedia cookie
article is a good starting place for accessing a multilingual
which takes in account different international legal regimes, another
good source of information is http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
Which cookies are used by
this website, for what purpose, and how to selectively allow or
PeaZip website does
To guarantee users the verifiability of the enforcement of this rule of
conduct, the source code of the website in all of its components is
publicly available online on GitHub repository https://github.com/peazip/peazip.github.io
and is entirely auditable at any time by any subject.
Also, GitHub, which hosts PeaZip website, has itself a very
restrictive policy about cookies: https://github.blog/2020-12-17-no-cookie-for-you/
As general rule, user may decide to accept or
not to accept cookies from browser’s settings on his own device.
Disabling (specific or all) cookies have no impact on user experience
on this site, but may affect the use of other websites (i.e. access to
reserved areas, or use of some services or features). Depending on the
user's device software, cookie settings can be
changed on the basis of the single sites and web applications.
To manage cookies on computer, tablet, and mobile phone, please refer
to the related software or device manual for additional
information, following list collects support pages about this topic for
most common browsers (translations in different languages are usually
provided by respective websites)
Apple Safari https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
Google Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Microsoft Edge https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/view-cookies-in-microsoft-edge-a7d95376-f2cd-8e4a-25dc-1de753474879
Microsoft Internet Explorer http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
Some free online services are available to analyze what cookies are in
use on a website, in example http://www.cookie-checker.com/
project software does not collect, process or communicate/diffuse
identifiable information about users.
The software is distributed thorugh GitHub, either in form of
downloadable packages for different platform and of Git repository, in
any case when using GitHub repository to access to ther software refer
PeaZip project software is Open Source, which means it can be legally
distributed under LGPLv3 licensing terms by any third party actor: when
using third parties sources to get our software in any form please
refer to their own Privacy Policies.
PeaZip project website is a personal website, and does not collect,
process or communicate/diffuse
The website is hosted on GitHub, which logs visitors' technical
information for the purpose of maintaining and improving the quality
and security of its hosting infrastructure: GitHub does not share any
of the collected
information with (nor otherwise provide access to) the author of the
For further details abut the nature of the data collected by GitHub and
its own privacy related procedures, please refer to:
GitHub Pages TOS https://docs.github.com/en/pages/getting-started-with-github-pages/about-github-pages
Synopis: PeaZip project Terms
of Service (TOS). Program's and website's Copyright / Copyleft notice,
Terms of Service, ECCN, Cookie management, Privacy notice.
Topics: PeaZip project TOS,
PeaZip > TOS and Privacy