PeaZip

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 164 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.8.1
  • Total Downloads:
    1,216,983
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 31, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    5.91MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9,056
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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PeaZip is a free tool for creating and opening ZIP files quickly and easily. PeaZip can read RAR files, but it cannot write them, the one missing archive format we wish PeaZip could support.

We found PeaZip's interface to be well-designed and user-friendly. Once installed, the right mouse button brings up the traditional Explorer menu with basic PeaZip capabilities added to it. The default settings for most PeaZip operations will be adequate for most users. In addition to invoking the menu, you can also drag files over the PeaZip desktop icon to archive them, or drag an archive over the icon to uncompress it. Options can be selected to do pretty much any task you'd want to perform with an archiving utility, including adding encryption and optimizing compression formulae.

In operation PeaZip was not noticeably faster or slower than the latest WinZIP version, but PeaZip is free and easier to use for non-hardcore users that don't work with RAR files. Like many Windows users, we have several compression tools installed, and we found we kept returning to PeaZip for its simplicity and common sense defaults. A useful addition to any Windows system.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"excellent free archive manager"

February 25, 2013  |  By salesalex

 |  Version: PeaZip 4.8.1

Pros

1.cool icons
2.fast compression and decompression
3.customizable "right click" menus
4.various file format support with different icon for every compressed file format

Cons

does not create RAR files but 7-ZIP format has similar compression ratio and I use it as default .

Summary

I like this software
PEAZIP is better than all similar software I've installed before and COMODO antivirus does not find it dangerous
There were two optional programs during installation - I've unchecked them and they didn't install

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.8.1
Version 4.8.1 has added shared sync folders to predefined system paths for navigation, extraction, and compression.
General
Publisher Giorgio Tani
Publisher web site http://peazip.sourceforge.net/
Release Date January 31, 2013
Date Added January 31, 2013
Version 4.8.1
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 5.91MB
File Name peazip-5.5.2.WINDOWS.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,216,983
Downloads Last Week 9,056
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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