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 5.03 - 10/17/2014 (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

  • Compression and Extraction:
    Zip(z01), ZipX(zx01), TAR, TGZ, LZH, ISO, 7Z(7z.001), and EXE(e01).
  • Extraction Only:
    RAR(part1.rar, r01), ACE, AES, ALZ, APK, ARJ, BH, BIN, BZ, BZ2, CAB, EGG, GZ, J2J, JAR, IMG, IPA, ISZ, LHA, LZMA, PMA, TBZ, TBZ2, TGZ, TLZ, TXZ, UDF, WAR, WIM, XPI, 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


5.03

10/17/2014

  • Bugs fixed
    • Failed to extract split ZIP/ZIPX/EXE archives which were compressed by Bandizip and included more than two 4 GB or bigger files.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.
  • More»

5.02

10/07/2014

  • The unique GZ file format can be extracted.
  • Old versions of the TAR format are now supported.
  • Image preview is available even if the files were compressed by a solid compression method.
  • After installing Bandizip, the Honeyview suggestion window will pop up.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Bandizip couldn't delete temporary files when an associated program was running.
    • Bandizip couldn't execute Honeyview as an internal image viewer if the images were compressed by a solid compression method.
  • More»

5.01

08/12/2014

  • AES Crypt(.AES) file format can be extracted.
  • Added the Serbian language file.
  • DVD preset split size has been changed from 4,698,669,056(DVD+R) to 4,697,620,480(DVD-R).
  • Improved the font visibility of toolbar in dark Windows themes.
  • Bugs fixed
    • An error occurred if Windows 8 users didn’t check the file associations option in the setup window.
    • NSIS Installer stopped working while extracting files in a certain situation.
  • More»