About Bandizip

Bandizip is a high-performance free archiver achieving up to 6 times faster processing using multi-cores with excellent performance in large files and split compression, as well as support for various file formats, such as ZIP, RAR and 7Z.

It is free for home users as well as enterprises, public and educational institutes, and Internet cafe.


  1. Compression and Extraction:
    Zip(z01), ZipX(zx01), TAR, TGZ, LZH, ISO, 7Z(7z.001), and EXE(e01)
  2. Extraction Only 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.
  3. Support Unicode to display international characters which displays for filenames in archives
  4. Bypass files that don't compress well using the "High Speed Archiving" function
  5. Extract the files to the destination folder directly by "Fast Drag & Drop" function
  6. Create self-extracting files (.EXE) and multi-volume (split) archives
  7. Optional archive encryption using ZipCrypto and AES 256
  8. Context Menu access including "Preview Archive" function
  9. Create or extract multiple zip files simultaneously from windows explorer
  10. Free to use at both home and in the office

System requirements

  Minimum Requirements Recommended Specifications
OS Windows 2000/2003/XP/Vista/7/8/10
((Support for 32-bit and 64-bit))
Windows 2000/2003/XP/Vista/7/8/10
((Support for 32-bit and 64-bit))
CPU Intel Pentium 3 Intel Pentium 4
RAM 128MB or more of RAM 512MB or more of RAM
HDD 20MB or more of HDD 50MB or more of HDD
VGA 800x600, 16bit Color 1024x768, 16bit Color