Download Zip Files - Best Software & Apps

  • WinZip

    22

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

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

    7
    3830 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
  • RAR to ZIP Converter

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert your RAR files to ZIP

    5
    101 votes
    • PROS: Transform RAR files to ZIP, Supports the use of passwords, You can define the level of compression
    • CONS: No advanced features, Doesn't support drag and drop
  • Ultimate ZIP Cracker

    8.0.1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Discover the passwords to your ZIP files quickly

    6
    87 votes
    • Zip Files Opener

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free software to open ZIP files

      5
      15 votes
      • PROS: As this is freeware, there is no download or installation charge., It has the ability to work with most common file types.
      • CONS: Newer versions of Windows are not supported., It cannot convert ZIP files into other output formats.
    • Cavaj Java Decompiler

      1.11

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Decompile files and reconstruct code for free

      6
      113 votes
      • PROS: Decompile JAR and ZIP files, Reconstruct Java source code
      • CONS: Only available for Windows, Not downloadable from official app store
    • RAR Opener

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Simplify compressed files

      9
      19 votes
      • PROS: Lightweight program that's free and that works, Works with a variety of compression formats including RAR, .Zip and .7Z and .Tar
      • CONS: Small program, doesn't include advanced features.
    • Zipeg

      2.9.2.1253

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Browse and extract zip files

      7
      65 votes
      • PROS: Allows you to thumbnail preview zipped images, Easy to use, Supports a wide range of formats
      • CONS: Previews can be slow in appearing
    • Unzip Wizard

      3.12.32

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Unzip Wizard adds Character to Zip Files

      5
      54 votes
      • PROS: Super simple interface., View zipped contents by file name or size., Fun wizard art!
      • CONS: Windows has this covered., Does not cover alternate zip types like .RAR.
    • PKZIP

      9.0.0.0010

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Zip up files for easier transfer

      6
      29 votes
      • Hamster Free ZIP Archiver

        1.2.0.6

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Attractive, easy-to-use file compressing tool

        8
        89 votes
        • PROS: Nicely designed interface, Very easy to use, Interesting features: compression levels, password protection, splitting files
        • CONS: Doesn't support many formats
      • iZip

        (Zip Unzip Unrar Tool) 8.32

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone
        Mac

        ZIP file management on iPhone/iPad

        7
        16 votes
        • 8 Zip for Windows 10

          18.03.2016

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Software Application to Decompress ZIP Files

          6
          105 votes
          • PROS: Only one license is required to use this application on multiple platforms., It will recognise the majority of common ZIP formats as well as audio files.
          • CONS: The current pricing discount will only apply to certain versions of Windows., There is no support for right-click options that are often required when extracting files.
        • Free ZIP Password Recovery

          3.53

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Free password recovery software for ZIP files

          5
          20 votes
          • PROS: Simple interface, Free
          • CONS: Takes time, ZIP files only
        • Zip Opener

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Zipped up files are a thing of the past

          9
          3 votes
          • PROS: Unzips files QUICKLY, Handles almost all zip formats, Unzips files EASILY
          • CONS: Has trouble with very large zip files, Strange behaviour on occasion
        • Zip Repair Tool

          3

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Repair damaged zip files and extract zipped files

          7
          25 votes
          • WinZip Self-Extractor

            4.0.8672

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Make self-excutable ZIP files

            7
            36 votes
            • 7Zip Opener

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              All purpose app for compressed files

              5
              2 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.
            • NXPowerLite Desktop

              7.0.3

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Compress PDF, Microsoft Office, JPEG and ZIP files

              8
              10 votes
              • Free Zip Extractor

                1.1.1

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Extract any files from ZIP archive.

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                No votes yet
                • VLC RAR-Loader

                  1.3

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Play RAR or ZIP files in VLC Media Player

                  6
                  13 votes
                  • PROS: Allows VLC to instantly play RAR and ZIP files, Drag and drop files into VLC, Saves time
                  • CONS: Doesn't work with password protected files
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