Bandizip : All-In-One Free Zip Archiver

Bandizip is a lightweight, fast and free All-In-One Zip Archiver.
Bandizip has a very fast Zip algorithm for compression & extraction with Fast Drag and Drop, High Speed Archiving, and Multi-core compression. It handles the most popular compression formats, including Zip, 7z, Rar, and so on.

Bandizip - Unicode supporting Zip file
  • Operating system : Windows 2003, XP, Vista, 7, 8 (Support for 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • License : Freeware (No Adware/Spyware/Virus)
  • Download : Bandizip 5.0 - 6/3/2014 (History)
  • Bandizip Portable | Bandizip X for Mac


Supported Languages


A comparison between Bandizip, WinZip, WinRAR and 7-Zip

  Bandizip WinZip WinRAR 7-Zip
Freeware O X X O
Extracting .z01 O O O X
Extracting .part1.rar O O O O
Extracting 7zip.001 O X O O
Extracting zip.001 O O X O
Changing Code Page O X X X
Fast Drag&Drop O X X X
High Speed Archiving O X X X
Multi-core Compression O O O O

Features

  • Extracting and Unextracting:
    Zip(z01), ZipX(zx01), TAR, TGZ, 7Z(7z.001), and EXE(e01).
  • Unextracting Only:
    RAR(part1.rar, r01), ACE, ALZ, APK, ARJ, BH, BZ, BZ2, CAB, EGG, GZ, J2J, JAR, IMG, IPA, ISO, LHA, LZH, LZMA, PMA, TBZ, TBZ2, TGZ, TLZ, TXZ, UDF, WAR, WIM, XZ, and Z.
  • Support for Unicode to display international characters.
  • Bypass files that don't compress well using the "High Speed Archiving" function.
  • Extract files to the destination folder directly using the "Fast Drag & Drop" function.
  • Create self-extracting files (.EXE) and multi-volume (split) archives.
  • Optional archive encryption using ZipCrypto and AES 256.
  • Context Menu access including the "Preview Archive" function.
  • Create or extract multiple zip files simultaneously from windows explorer.
  • Free to use at both home and in the office.


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Version history »More


5.0

06/03/2014

  • Bandizip is now installed in the Program Files folder instead of the %LOCALAPPDATA% folder. (Administrator's privileges are required.)
  • Added support for high-resolution monitors (DPI-Aware)
  • Added support for Windows 8 file associations.
  • ISZ/BIN file formats can be extracted.
  • GIF, PSD, BMP formats can be viewed with the internal image viewer.
  • Archived images can be viewed with Honeyview.
  • Fixed many bugs.
  • More»

3.11

04/29/2014

  • Improved the font readability of dialog boxes in Windows 8.
  • Added the Ukrainian language file by Vladimir Reshetnuk.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Some MSI files were handled as CAB files.
    • Hidden files lost their hidden attribute after extracting.
    • Failed to extract some ISO files due to circular referencing.
    • Failed to extract some RAR files which use a long password.
    • Failed to extract some GZIP files.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.
  • More»

3.10

01/24/2014

  • Improved security of Bandizip.
  • Bugs fixed - Failed to extract split .ace files
  • Other minor bugs fixed