Download Unpack - Best Software & Apps

  • WinRAR

    5.60

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The king of compressed files

    8
    14533 votes
    • PROS: Excellent compression ratio, Supports the major formats, Integrated with antivirus, Excellent compression ratio, Supports the major formats
    • CONS: Interface could be improved, RAR5 files can only be read by WinRAR5
  • 7-Zip

    18.050

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    GPU archiver with high compression ratio

    8
    2257 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
  • WinZip

    22.5.13114

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    If "zipping" has made it to the dictionary, WinZip is to blame

    7
    3894 votes
    • PROS: Quick and easy compressions, Supports the use of passwords, Share via Facebook and email, It can create self-extracting files
    • CONS: Improved compatibility, Only compresses into ZIP format
  • The Unarchiver

    3.11.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A fast and free way to unpack your files

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

    6.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A powerful file compressor with a lot of features

    8
    247 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
  • RAR File Open Knife

    7.00

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Super-fast application for RAR files

    8
    208 votes
    • PROS: Unpacks files very quickly, Simple to use
    • CONS: Lacking options, Not attractive
  • KGB Archiver

    2.0.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free file compression tool for personal computers

    6
    286 votes
    • PROS: This software package is free to download., There are a number of different compression options available.
    • CONS: The last update occurred as far back as 2009., This system will require a substantial amount of RAM space.
  • PeaZip

    6.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

    9
    644 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 for Android

    5.40.build41

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    The king of compressed files

    9
    21 votes
    • PROS: Official application, Excellent compression ratio, Supports the major formats, Integrated with antivirus, Supports the major formats
    • CONS: Interface could be improved
  • ALZip

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Cute and easy to use compression utility

    6
    20 votes
    • PROS: Simple to use, Very fast, Allows you to choose applications to decompress to
    • CONS: Can't create RAR files
  • IZArc

    4.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A complete archive utility

    9
    1602 votes
    • PROS: Support for many formats, Easy to use, Perfect integration with Windows Explorer, Extra utilities
    • CONS: Not very high compression rates
  • 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
  • Dziobas Rar Player

    0.009.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Watch parts of a video as you unpack it

    7
    171 votes
    • PROS: Lots of video options, Supports a range of formats, Subtitle handling
    • CONS: Playback is sometimes a little jerky
  • BetterZip

    2.3.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Compress zip and tar archives

    7
    47 votes
    • RarMachine

      2.0

      License
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      Platform
      Mac

      Easy-to-use RAR archiver

      4
      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
    • 7z ZIP RAR

      1.0.5.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      7z ZIP RAR is UWP App to pack and unpack files easy!

      7
      3 votes
      • ZipStar

        5.20.4600

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create and unpack SQX, CAB and ZIP files

        8
        3 votes
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