File Compression

On this page you can see a comparison between free programs. To compare free and paid programs, to read about methodology used in our tests go to this page.There are many quality free programs able to create, open or extract ..

A file compressor is a program that can be used to compress a single file and reduce the file size on disk or to combine multiple files into a single one (the archive) reducing the size in the same time.These ..

PowerArchiver comes with an interface in Office style and you will feel familiar with it. Features are spread over the interface, arranged in tabs. Besides archiving and compression, this program has additional features like a FTP client, a backup module ..

HaoZip is made by a Chinese company and lacks at support for documentation or guides in English, although the interface is available in English language.The program supports a lot of compression and extraction formats and it has a full set ..

BitZipper is a file archivator and extractor with a good extraction speed and a compression speed below the average. ..

System Navigator is actually a file manager with a module for archive creation and extraction. The program has a low speed when is creating or extracting files, but supports a decent range of formats (archiving and extraction). It doesn't have ..

PKZIP is a software to create, open and manage archives with files. It supports not only .zip files, but also other popular types. It has a very good speed while compressing or extracting. Also provides an excellent support service through ..

jZip is an extremely fast file archiver and extractor. The main drawback is that will attempt to install third party toolbars/advertisements, but you can cancel these installations during the setup. ..

IZArc is a file archiver and extractor with a simple and intuitive interface. It has a very good extraction speed and supports a wide range of formats. The program lacks at compression speed and during setup it offers to install ..

Bandizip is a specialized software to compress files and to extract files from archives. It provides a high speed of compression and supports all popular formats to extract files. The Windows version is free, also available as a portable program ..

B1 Free Archiver is a relatively new file compression tool, compared with competition, being released in 2011. They are the creators of .b1 file format, one of the best formats to reduce file size after compression - see our tests.The ..

PeaZip was released first time in 2006 and is a free open source program to create and extract archives and compressed files. It has a good speed of extraction, but at compression it works pretty slow. Is very good regarding ..

WinRAR is a compression and archiving program released first time in 1995. Is associated with .rar extension, one of the most popular archiving extensions along with .zip. Almost all archiving programs can extract .rar archives, but only a few can ..

7-Zip is a file compression and extractor software. Was released first time in 1999 by a Russian programmer who created .7z file format for archives. .7z file format is the best extension to reduce file size for a wide range ..

WinZip is one of the oldest file compression program, first time being released in 1991. The ZIP (.zip) extension is the most used to create and work with archives.Although .zip is the most used archive format, is not the best ..