Download Decompression - Best Software & Apps

  • 7-Zip

    19.00

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free File Compression Alternative

    8
    2363 votes
    • PROS: Free for Both Commercial and Personal Use, Excellent File Compatibility, Opens and Compresses Almost Any File, Useful Context Menu
    • CONS: Dated Interface, File Manager Is a Little Bit Confusing, Configurable Setting is Not Beginner-Friendly, Compression Takes Longer
  • The Unarchiver

    4.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A fast and free way to unpack your files

    7
    474 votes
    • PROS: Very fast, Handles almost any file type, Free to use
    • CONS: No 64-bit version
  • PeaZip

    6.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

    9
    654 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
  • RAR File Open Knife

    7.00

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Super-fast application for RAR files

    8
    214 votes
    • PROS: Unpacks files very quickly, Simple to use
    • CONS: Lacking options, Not attractive
  • Ultrazip

    2.0.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete, free compression and decompression software

    7
    103 votes
    • UPX

      3.07

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Compression and decompression tool for Windows

      8
      29 votes
      • Free RAR Extract Frog

        7.00

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free RAR Extract Frog, quirky skinnable RAR extractor

        8
        101 votes
        • PROS: Quick, free, minimal fuss, Quirky marketing sure to appeal to hipsters, Takes up very little space
        • CONS: Not exactly a skinnable app as the maker describes
      • 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
      • RarMachine

        2.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Easy-to-use RAR archiver

        5
        13 votes
        • PROS: Handles RAR files in Mac OS with ease, Integrated into Finder, Easy to use interface
        • CONS: Doesn't compress batches of files
      • ZipItFree

        2.17

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free WinZip alternative

        5
        30 votes
        • PROS: Handles multiple formats, Very secure , Quick at compression and decompression, Shell integration
        • CONS: Doesn't support all formats, Encryption strength may not be enough for everyone, Very agressive install process, Ugly interface
      • 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
      • Total Manager

        3.7.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Total Manager - Files Archiver, Photo and Video Viewer

        9
        6 votes
        • FileVoyager

          16.3.12.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          FileVoyager is a freeware file manager for Microsoft Windows using two panels.

          9
          8 votes
          • AndExplorer

            3.0.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            A powerful, free file manager for Android

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: Manage files on your phone, Decompression for ZIP, GZIP, and TAR files, Lots of organization features
            • CONS: No support for FTP
          • Ashampoo Zip FREE

            1.0.7

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            File compression and decompression

            10
            3 votes
            • 8 Zip

              Varies with device

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Full Version program for Windows‚ by Finebits OÜ

              -
              No votes yet
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