Download 7 Zip - Best Software & Apps

  • Bandizip

    6.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A powerful file compressor with a lot of features

    8
    253 votes
    • PROS: Stylish design, Can support different file formats, Offers a lot of options, Archiving is fast
    • CONS: Interface is too simple, Cannot customize interface, Cannot create some formats, Settings window immediately upon install
  • PeaZip

    6.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

    9
    646 votes
    • PROS: Support for many formats, Perfect integration with Windows Explorer, Very comfortable to use, Very good advanced features
    • CONS: Doesn't support creation of RAR files
  • 7zX

    1.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    7zip archives and more in a click

    6
    172 votes
    • PROS: Free to use, Works with several major compression formats, Doesn't require installation to unzip, Allows passwords
    • CONS: Doesn't have a GUI - requires dragging and dropping of files, No batch processing
  • FreeArc

    0.666

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open-source file compression software for personal computers

    7
    118 votes
    • PROS: This is open-source software and no type of payment is required., It is one of the fastest file compressors on the market today.
    • CONS: As the last update was in 2010, this software is quite dated., It may have trouble dealing with newer types of files.
  • ZArchiver

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Gathering All Files Into An Archive

    9
    23 votes
    • PROS: Manage archive type files., Easy to use interface., Supports most archive formats., Create encrypted archive.
    • CONS: May not be able to force open archives with password., Not all archive formats are supported, Can’t manage files from SD card, Does little file compression
  • Keka

    1.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free mutliformat compressor for Mac OS X

    6
    61 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Extracts from a wide range of formats, Protect archives with passwords, Integration with context menu
    • CONS: No previews of files possible, Context menu access only works in OS X
  • iSumsoft ZIP Password Refixer

    2.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    iSumsoft ZIP Password Refixer is powerful ZIP Password Unlocker that unlocks ZIP password for encrypted ZIP/WinZIP/7ZIP file

    5
    17 votes
    • 7Zip Opener

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      All purpose app for compressed files

      7
      3 votes
      • PROS: Compatible with a number of compression formats like 7Zip, Rar, Tar and Zip , Lightweight, takes up very little space
      • CONS: Only decompresses, no compression options.
    • UltimateZip

      7.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Compress or Decompress In Multiple Formats

      8
      63 votes
      • PROS: Compress and Extract Archive Files, Supports most standard archive file formats, Password encryption with AES 256-Bit and Twofish 256-Bit, Create backup files on cloud storage
      • CONS: May not support all archive file formats, Limited trial use, Requires Cloud Storage accounts, Lackluster archiving performance
    • Springy

      1.6.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Easy access archiving for Macs

      6
      18 votes
      • PROS: Easy access from context menu, Supports most major formats, Allows you to create disk images
      • CONS: Installation a bit confusing
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