Compressing files helps in storage optimization and keeps it safe from viruses and other threats.
Winrar happens to be the most used file compressor in the world, but with a lack of features and a substandard approach to compressing/decompressing files, there are other “free” alternatives that we have for you today.
|FULL NAME:||PeaZip for Windows|
|FILE SIZE||2.9 MB|
What is PeaZip?
PeaZip is a light file compressor/decompressor archive manager that lets users compress files in the formats of ZIP, BZ2, GZ, 7Z, PAQ, PEZ, and more. The utility ID for the file archiver is based on an open-source technology such as PEA, PAQ, 7-Zip, p7zip, and FreeArc.
The software supports well over 180 file formats. Few of them include BZ2, ISO, PAQ, GZ, WIM, ARJ, UDF, RAR, ISO, ACE, CAB and more. The encryption that the software offers are based on different encryption standards such as ZipCrypto, AES256, Serpent256, Blowfish, etc. depending on the file write format.
Peazip is light and provides high compression/extraction ratio for multi-formating archiving ZIP, WIM, 7Z, BZ2, GZ and more. Converting and extraction of files is what the software carries out effortlessly. Moreover, the program offers features such as password protection, scanning of files, generation of hash & checksum, data deletion, benchmarking system performance and more.
Managing files through the software is a breeze of a task. Define locations, create bookmarks, create scrips & schedulers, run a script from the command line are few of the ample options Peazip provides.
The software is available in Windows 32-bit and 64-bit variants. Linux support is also available.
Key features of PeaZip
- Simple to Use
Peazip offers different looks in its user interface to manage files. There is a sleek toolbar on the top of the software that lets the user add, test, extract, convert, delete files with a click of a button. Also cropping, transforming, renaming and duplicating files is an option.
- Plenty of Customization Features
The software comes with an array of file support features, extraction/compression of files, running any processes through command lines, alter the entire software interface, multiple tasks can be executed with bookmarks to locations of the extracted files.
How to Download and Install PeaZip on PC
- Download the software
The software is free to download from its official website. There are different version, so choose carefully before you download the software.
- Install it
Once the installed downloads, open it. Follow the given set of on-screen instructions to enable the installation procedure of the software.
There will be a shortcut created on the desktop, after successful installation, that will direct you to the program.