Best free archivers


Nowadays archivers become more than just usual utilities. If you need to send many files by email or instant messenger, you’ll face that it’s not comfortable to attach it one by one. However, any archiver could resolve this issue without serious troubles. It’s easier to compress files and send them in archive format.

Free archivators gradually displace commercial archivers. Many of them provide additional functions as paid analogs. So, there is no need to buy such utilities if you can download them for free. Of course, some of them are not as convenient for users as it could be. But you can always use the combination of these utilities to get functionality and features of commercial archivators.

Some utilities can open and view CD images. Other ones have antivirus scanning system and integration with Windows explorer. Some archivers can share files in social networks or instant messengers and show high performance at compression/decompression. There are also programs in this list that can execute only one operation. Usually, it’s extraction option. They have a simple interface. And you don’t need to learn how to run it up because this software is very easy in use.

There are a lot of interesting features that provide free archivers. You have to choose the variant, which can be acceptable for your needs.

Software from Collection:

7-Zip 19.00
A powerful solution which is aimed to compressive and extracting operations.1
Hamster Free ZIP Archiver
Free archiver that uses extended capabilities of multicore CPUs.
A simple program that can extract multiple archives.
Universal Extractor 1.6.1
A small program designed to extract archive files.
A fast, lightweight free file archiver that supports 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems.
A small, lightweight file archiver with a customizable interface and high-speed compression algorithm.
PeaZip 8.2.0
A powerful archiver that has a lot of useful functions.
IZArc 4.2
The universal tool for data extraction, archive format converting and creating of multi-volume sets.
Bandizip 7.21
A versatile free archiver that provides a plenty of tools for data compression and file extraction.
RarZilla Free Unrar 7.00
A small utility that allows user to extract RAR files.
J7Z 1.3.0-1
A simple utility that offers decompression and compression.
B1 Free Archiver 1.7.120
An efficient lightweight archiver that shows high-quality performance.
Ashampoo ZIP FREE 1.07.01
A powerful archiver with a strong encryption algorithm and Multilanguage support.
Zipware 1.5
A compact lightweight utility that provides high-speed file compression and secure encryption algorithm.
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