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Giorgio Tani
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
May 9, 2018
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PeaZip Review

Fernando Ortega
An open-source archiver that creates archive files, decompresses and encrypts ZIP, RAR and 7Z files
A review of PeaZip by Fernando Ortega

The days of the late 90s and 2000s are over and paid archiving software is really a thing of the past unless you've become ultra-accustomed to software with older interfaces like WinRAR. And yet, these shareware programs seem to thrive. It's surprising since such flexible and feature-packed freeware programs like PeaZip exist now.

PeaZip is an open-source solution for packing and unpacking Zip files, RAR files, ACE files and much more. It integrates well into Windows Explorer and is pretty fast at what it does. We haven't seen it crash yet and the overall design of PeaZip is just excellent.

Instead of paying for archiving programs, give this open-source freeware a try and think again.

PeaZip features and highlights:
  • Over 150 file types supported
  • Free alternative to commercial packages like WinRAR or WinZip
  • Create 7Z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, PAQ, PEA, QUAD/BALZ, TAR, UPX, WIM, XZ, and ZIP archives
  • Password protected archive creation
  • Strong encryption, two factor authentication, encrypted password manager
  • Archive management: extract, create and convert multiple archives at once, create sfx archives, split and merge files, save job definition as script
  • File management: advanced search, navigation and bookmarking features, find duplicate files, calculate checksums and hashes

PeaZip is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from file archivers without restrictions. PeaZip 6.6.0 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This file archiver software is filed under:
  • PeaZip Download
  • Freeware File Archivers
  • Open source and GPL software
  • Major release: PeaZip 6.6

Compatibility with this file archiver software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of PeaZip may be available from Giorgio Tani.

PeaZip has been picked by our editors as excellent.
PeaZip has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested PeaZip 6.6.0 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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