What is extraction utility that’s like winzip but completely free?

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Hey,

I currently use winzip but noticed there is a paid version so I was wondering what is an extraction utility like winzip but free and fully accessible? If there is a big difference between the still perfectly access able winzip and a fully access able free alternate version?

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What is extraction utility that’s like winzip but completely free?

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Hello Susan,

There are several free alternatives to WinZip which have almost similar features and are fully accessible along with supporting all popular compression formats including encryption and password protection.

I would suggest you have a look at these alternatives which are absolutely free (and some are open source too) for home and enterprise users –

  1. ​PeaZip 5.0.1 – This cross-platform compression tool supports variety of file formats and introduces unique concepts to improve archiving related jobs.
  2. 7-Zip a powerful and open source tool that integrates well with Windows shell. Has a powerful file manager interface. Is available in multiple languages too.
  3. jzip An easy to use compression tool based on 7-Zip technology.
  4. ZipGenius Standard edition – A free utility with no adware, no spyware. Has lots of features for both novices as well as advanced users.
  5. Zipeg ​free file opener – An archive opening tool, that's incredibly easy to use. This tool however does not support creating archives, archives can be easily created using Windows's built-in compressed file creation mechanism.

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