Version5(as of 9/19/2014)
PlatformsWindows, Linux
LicenseOpen Source
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Rating:3.6  |  38 Votes

Main Features

  • Support for a large amount of popular formats, such as ZIP, RAR, and 7z
  • Archive conversion and file splitting and joining capabilities
  • Security features including archive encryption and secure file deletion

Software Overview

PeaZip is an open source utility that allows you to compress, extract, and encrypt archives. It also doubles as a convenient file manager and is available for Window and Linux.

The utility enables you to compress and extract a wide array of formats such as PEA, 7z, ZIP, GZIP, RAR, Tar, and WIM. Not only can you compress and extract files, you can convert archives, create bookmarks, split and join files, and find duplicate files. The program also provides helpful security features, including a password manager, secure file deletion, and strong archive encryption.

PeaZip is a versatile file archiver and manager. It supports compression and extraction of a variety of popular formats, enables archive conversion, and provides strong security measures. Although it doesn’t rank as highly as WinRAR or StuffIt Deluxe, PeaZip is a useful file archiver and manager.

Primary File Type

pea icon.PEAPEA File Archive

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.PEAPEA File Archive
.7Z7-Zip Compressed File
.APKAndroid Package File
.ARCCompressed File Archive
.ARJARJ Compressed File Archive
.BZ2Bzip2 Compressed File
.CABWindows Cabinet File
.GZGnu Zipped Archive
.GZIPGnu Zipped File
.ISODisc Image File
.RARWinRAR Compressed Archive
.SFXWindows Self-extracting Archive
.SMZIPStepMania Package
.SPLITArchiver Split File
.TARConsolidated Unix File Archive
.TBZBzip Compressed Tar Archive
.TGZGzipped Tar File
.UPXUltimate Packer for eXecutables File
.Z01First Split Zip File
.ZIPZipped File
.ZIPXExtended Zip Archive
Updated 9/19/2014