Bandizip : All-In-One Free Zip Archiver

Bandizip is a Lightweight, Fast and 100% 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 3.10 - 1/24/2014
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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 X 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


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



  • Bandizip now supports the new RAR 5.0 archive format.
  • Added the Uyghur language file by NurMuhemmed Ismaiyil.
  • Other minor bugs fixed



  • Bugs fixed
    • Failed to open a certain ZIP64 file format.
    • Mouse pointer moved to the upper left corner when the "Snap-To" function of mouse pointer was enabled.
    • Other minor bugs fixed