Download Free Zip Files - Best Software & Apps

  • RAR to ZIP Converter

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert your RAR files to ZIP

    5
    99 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
  • RAR Opener

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simplify compressed files

    7
    8 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.
  • 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.
  • Easy Unrar, Unzip & Zip

    3.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Easy Unrar, Unzip & Zip

    6
    16 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with a wide variety of file extensions, Clean user interface
    • CONS: Some users report extraction problems, Still does not cover all file extensions
  • Cavaj Java Decompiler

    1.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Decompile files and reconstruct code for free

    6
    108 votes
    • PROS: Decompile JAR and ZIP files, Reconstruct Java source code
    • CONS: Only available for Windows, Not downloadable from official app store
  • 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
  • Free ZIP Password Recovery

    3.53

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free password recovery software for ZIP files

    5
    19 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Free
    • CONS: Takes time, ZIP files only
  • 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

    6
    14 votes
    • jZip

      1.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Symbian

      Free, fast and flexible decompression tool

      7
      176 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
    • 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
    • Zip Opener

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Zipped up files are a thing of the past

      8
      1 vote
      • PROS: Unzips files QUICKLY, Handles almost all zip formats, Unzips files EASILY
      • CONS: Has trouble with very large zip files, Strange behaviour on occasion
    • 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.
    • Free Zip Extractor

      1.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Extract any files from ZIP archive.

      -
      No votes yet
      • Zip It

        1.0.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Archive, extract, and encrypt files with ease.

        8
        9 votes
        • ASTRO File Manager with Cloud

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Manage files and perform backups on your Android device

          7
          284 votes
          • PROS: Very easy to navigate files, Task and process manager, Perform application backups, Handles ZIP and TAR files
          • CONS: No support for RAR file format
        • Flash ZIP RAR

          1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Windows Phone

          Flash ZIP RAR allows to work with archives without any problems!

          8
          10 votes
          • AndroZip File Manager

            4.6.4

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            Explore, compress and decompress ZIP files on your phone

            6
            59 votes
            • RAR Opener & RAR to ZIP Converter

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Free Software to Access and Convert RAR Files

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: A quick and easy way to open RAR files, Can handle larger files without causing a dramatic increase in memory usage
              • CONS: Advertisements are included with the download, Cannot convert RAR files to other formats
            • JustZIPit

              135

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Expand and compress ZIP files in a few clicks

              7
              11 votes
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