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Download Compress File - Best Software & Apps

  • 7-Zip

    18.050

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    GPU archiver with high compression ratio

    8
    2323 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with main archive formats, Good choice of update modes, Split archives to specific sizes, Compress to 5 different archive formats
    • CONS: No virus scan, No file repair tool, Can’t set file encryption level
  • Power ISO

    7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A BD image file processing tool with numerous functions

    8
    28 votes
    • PROS: It does allow you to manage a wide range of files, Compress extract and split files if you wish
    • CONS: Many of its functions are now redundant, Some features are already part of Windows 10
  • Bandizip

    6.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A powerful file compressor with a lot of features

    8
    257 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

    6.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

    9
    652 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
  • iZip

    (Zip Unzip Unrar Tool) 8.32

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone
    Mac

    Accessing Zip Files On Devices

    7
    19 votes
    • PROS: Archive files into ZIP format, Supports RAR, BZIP, 7Z, ZIPX, GZIP, TAR, TGZ and TBZ, Retrieves DOC, Excel, PPT, TXT, RTF, PDF,Pages, JPG, PNG, GIF, wav, etc., Create backup archives
    • CONS: Some features are hidden by paywall, Limited access to Dropbox, Box, GoogleDrive, and OneDrive, May not be able to support all file formats, Requires to have cloud drive account before using them
  • StuffIt Deluxe

    2010 14.0.1.27

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful tool to compress and uncompress data in any format

    7
    20 votes
    • PROS: Support for many formats, Perfectly integrated with the system, Step-by-step wizards for special functions
    • CONS: Interface is different from the standard
  • BetterZip

    2.3.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Compress zip and tar archives

    7
    47 votes
    • EZ 7z

      0.54

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Compress and decompress files in 7z format

      8
      18 votes
      • Compress PDF

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Compress PDF Saves You Space

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Fast and easy to use, Free service to save storage, Works with Gmail, Dropbox and more
        • CONS: You must trust the company with your PDFs
      • NXPowerLite Desktop

        7.0.3

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        NXPowerLite Desktop - Compress your files easily and quickly!

        8
        10 votes
        • PROS: Excellent file compression, Simple to use, Light on resources, Easy to navigate interface
        • CONS: Supports only 64-bit architecture, Not able to compress all file types, Interface appears somewhat dated, Doesn't integrate well with all e-mail clients
      • jZip

        1.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free, fast and flexible decompression tool

        7
        181 votes
        • PROS: Free compared to WinZip, Does exactly the same job as major compression tools, Works fast and efficiently
        • CONS: Not compatible with all formats
      • JustZIPit

        135

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Expand and compress ZIP files in a few clicks

        7
        11 votes
        • AndroZip File Manager

          4.6.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Explore, compress and decompress ZIP files on your phone

          6
          61 votes
          • GUI Tar

            1.2.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Decompress or compress TAR, GZ, BZ, ZIP and more

            5
            4 votes
            • PROS: Easy to extract and compress, Works with multiple directories
            • CONS: No progress bar
          • iShrink

            3.0.4

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Compress and decompress up to 4 file formats

            9
            3 votes
            • Compress

              2.1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Pick a compression method, any method

              9
              8 votes
              • Compress Files

                3.0

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Compress and send any file via email

                10
                4 votes
                • PROS: Great for exchanging files with PCs, Omit Mac specific files
                • CONS: Limited information, Progress bar
              • Miliki Super Compressor Pro

                1.02

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Compress files and photos to a fraction of their original size

                6
                31 votes
                • EdgeSounds RatHole Archiver

                  3.6.0

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Compress audio archives

                  9
                  3 votes
                  • UPX4PPC

                    0.4.4.3

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Pocket PC

                    Compress EXE and DLL file archives

                    8
                    6 votes
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