PeaZip (64 bit)

PeaZip (64 bit)

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 24 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.3
  • Total Downloads:
    181,961
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 26, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    6.28MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,860
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Windows sometimes encounters an unusual or compressed file it can't open, though its offer to search for the correct program has been known to provoke groans. The antacid to this heartburn is a good third-party file-management utility, one that can decompress a wide variety of zipped files as well as copy, split, join, compare, verify, and delete files. Extras like secure password and key file creation, strong encryption, and hash and checksum generators would be welcome in such a tool. We'd like it to run in 64-bit editions of Windows and integrate with Explorer's right-click menus. Last but hardly least, it should be open-source freeware. Few tools can notch most of these benchmarks (wait--add benchmarking to the list) but we looked at one that fits all of the above: PeaZip (64-bit).

Installing PeaZip gives users the opportunity to associate it by default with a variety of file types, including not just most compressed file types but also formats used by other popular utilities such as 7-Zip; Office and OpenOffice files; Linux, Mac, NSIS, and Java files; and custom types. The PeaZip version we tested, Version 3.7, supports a total of 118 predefined file types. Like similar tools, PeaZip's context-menu integration means users simply need to right-click a file and select the PeaZip menu to access the program's tools. However, PeaZip does things a bit differently: instead of a simple menu listing functions, PeaZip opens a tabbed console that let us choose everything from format and volume options to advanced filtering; compression methods and levels; archive functions and threading; and even two encryption algorithms, 256-bit AES and ZipCrypto for legacy support. The Tools menu accesses the password/key-file features, advanced filters, the benchmarking tool, and Windows' systems tools. We ran the benchmarking tool, which identified our RAM usage, CPU threads, and compression and decompression performance in the tool's Report tab.

Is the best part about PeaZip the quick access from context menus or the way it handles those weird file types without long minutes of fruitless searching? Well, can't we have both?

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Very good - molto buono - sehr gut"

January 03, 2012  |  By Maqqaba

 |  Version: PeaZip (64 bit) 4.3

Pros

Very good - molto buono - sehr gut

Cons

Very good - molto buono - sehr gut

Summary

Very good - molto buono - sehr gut

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4 stars

"Works great"

January 03, 2012  |  By oldman68524

 |  Version: PeaZip (64 bit) 4.3

Pros

Does just like it is suppose to.

Cons

none as of yet

Summary

Does what I need it for

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5 stars

"Works like a charm"

December 26, 2011  |  By jet-tekh

 |  Version: PeaZip (64 bit) 4.3

Pros

Works like a charm

Cons

None that I could find

Summary

Works like a charm

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5 stars

"Gets the job done, easy and quick"

December 26, 2011  |  By Avake80

 |  Version: PeaZip (64 bit) 4.3

Pros

It is very fast and super-simple to use, and it is a swiss army knife capable to open almost every imaginable file.

Cons

Nothing to report.

Summary

A very useful freeware.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.3
Version 4.3 has added support to open as archive EPUB ebook file format and improved password management.
General
Publisher Giorgio Tani
Publisher web site http://peazip.sourceforge.net/
Release Date December 26, 2011
Date Added December 26, 2011
Version 4.3
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.28MB
File Name peazip-5.5.1.WIN64.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 181,961
Downloads Last Week 1,860
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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