PeaZIP Linux Archiver Program Equivalent to Winrar WinZipThe PeaZip is a Linux program which is equivalent to WinRAR or WinZip on Windows. For Linux user you can use PeaZip or Archive Manager to handle archived file type.
PeaZip is a free archiver￼ and file manager￼ utility, based on solid and proven Open Source technology of 7-Zip and other great Open Source tools (like FreeARC, PAQ, UPX...) for supporting additional file formats and features, in order to provide an all purpose zip utility featuring a powerful unified GUI that, unlike most of other classic file archivers like i.e. WinZip and WinRar, is natively portable and cross-platform￼, being available for computers or tablets running 32 bit and 64 bit Windows (9x, NT/2K/XP, Vista/7/8/10, ReactOS), Linux or BSD x86 and x86-64 (desktop neutral application, supports Gnome, KDE and other desktop environments).
PeaZip is free software, under Open Source license LGPLv3￼, and it is free of charge for any use (personal and professional, business or governament), modification, and distribution, without "expiration date" or "trial" limitations.
Full support: 7z, FreeArc's arc/wrc, sfx (7z and arc), bz2, gz, paq/lpaq/zpaq, pea, quad/balz/bcm, split, tar, upx, wim, zip
Which File Type Can Be Opened by PeaZip ?PeaZip support 150+ type of compressed file type. How to open these file on Linux, PeaZip is the answer: 7z, Google Android's apk, bz, bz2, bzip2, tbz2, tbz, gz, gzip, tgz, tpz, tar, zip, zipx, z01, smzip, arj, cab, chm, chi, chq, chw, hxs, hxi, hxr, hxq, hxw, lit, cpio, deb, lzh, lha, rar, r01, 00, rpm, z, taz, tz, iso, Java (jar, ear, war), pet, pup, pak, pk3, pk4, slp, [Content], xpi, wim, u3p, lzma86, lzma, udf, xar, Apple's dmg, hfs, part1, split, swm, tpz, kmz, xz, txz, vhd, mslz, apm, mbr, fat, ntfs, exe, dll, sys, msi, msp, Open Office / Libre Office (ods, ots, odm, oth, oxt, odb, odf, odg, otg, odp, otp, odt, ott), gnm, Microsoft Office (doc, dot, xls, xlt, ppt, pps, pot, docx, dotx, xlsx, xltx), Flash (swf, flv), quad, balz, bcm, zpaq, paq8f, paq8jd, paq8l, paq8o, lpaq1, lpaq5, lpaq8, ace, arc, wrc, 001, pea, cbz, cbr, cba, cb7, cbt (and more...)
How to Install PeaZip, A Linux Program to Create and Unpack ArchiveYou can install PeaZip by installing it manually because it is not available in Software Center in Linux Mint. Follow these steps to install:
- Download PeaZip installer from its official website, click here (file is deb suffix)
- Double click downloaded file to install, and click "Install package" button to start installation
- Wait until installation completed! Now you can open PeaZip from Start Menu >> Administration >> PeaZip
PeaZip Review as WinZip WinRAR AlternativePeaZip also become alternative for Linux. The pros for PeaZip is the user interface looks so good but it is slower than File Roller Archive Manager.
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