Free data compression software

2017-07-28T22:54:12+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true PeaZip, The Unarchiver, 7-Zip, Lempel–Ziv–Oberhumer, Dar (disk archiver), UPX, Xz, KGB Archiver, FreeArc, Archive Manager, Lzip, Zipeg, Zlib, Bzip2, Gzip, Ark (software), Lzop, AdvanceCOMP, LZ4 (compression algorithm), Info-ZIP, XZ Utils, Liblzg, Libzip, XAD (software), Xarchiver, Zstandard, Snappy (compression), Pngcrush, ZPAQ, Rzip flashcards Free data compression software
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  • PeaZip
    PeaZip is a free and open-source file manager and file archiver for Microsoft Windows, Linux and BSD made by Giorgio Tani.
  • The Unarchiver
    The Unarchiver is a free data decompression utility, which supports more formats than Archive Utility (formerly known as BOMArchiveHelper), the built-in archive unpacker program in OS X.
  • 7-Zip
    7-Zip is an open-source file archiver, an application used primarily to compress files.
  • Lempel–Ziv–Oberhumer
    Lempel–Ziv–Oberhumer (LZO) is a lossless data compression algorithm that is focused on decompression speed.
  • Dar (disk archiver)
    dar (disk archive) is a computer program, a command-line archiving tool intended as a replacement for tar in Unix-like operating systems.
  • UPX
    UPX (Ultimate Packer for Executables) is a free and open source executable packer supporting a number of file formats from different operating systems.
  • Xz
    xz is a lossless data compression program and file format which incorporates the LZMA/LZMA2 compression algorithms.
  • KGB Archiver
    KGB Archiver is a file archiver and data compression utility based on the PAQ6 compression algorithm.
  • FreeArc
    FreeArc is a free and open source file archiver developed by Bulat Ziganshin.
  • Archive Manager
    Archive Manager (previously File Roller) is the archive manager of the GNOME desktop environment.
  • Lzip
    lzip is a free, command-line tool for the compression of data; it employs the Lempel–Ziv–Markov chain algorithm (LZMA) with a user interface that is familiar to users of usual Unix compression tools, such as gzip and bzip2.
  • Zipeg
    Zipeg is an open source free software that extracts files from compressed archives like ZIP, RAR, 7z and others, some of which are rarely used types.
  • Zlib
    zlib is a software library used for data compression.
  • Bzip2
    bzip2 is a free and open-source file compression program that uses the Burrows–Wheeler algorithm.
  • Gzip
    gzip is a file format and a software application used for file compression and decompression.
  • Ark (software)
    Ark is a file archiver and compressor developed by KDE and included in the KDE Applications software bundle.
  • Lzop
    lzop is a free software file compression tool which implements the LZO algorithm and is licensed under the GPL.
  • AdvanceCOMP
    AdvanceCOMP is a set of cross-platform command line data (re-)compression tools.
  • LZ4 (compression algorithm)
    LZ4 is a lossless data compression algorithm that is focused on compression and decompression speed.
  • Info-ZIP
    Info-ZIP is a set of open-source software to handle ZIP archives.
  • XZ Utils
    XZ Utils (previously LZMA Utils) is a set of free command-line lossless data compressors, including LZMA and xz, for Unix-like operating systems and, from version 5.
  • Liblzg
    liblzg is a compression library for performing lossless data compression.
  • Libzip
    libzip is an open source library for handling zip archives.
  • XAD (software)
    The XAD system is an open source client based unarchiving system for the Amiga.
  • Xarchiver
    Xarchiver is a front-end to various command line archiving tools for Linux and BSD operating systems, designed to be independent of the desktop environment.
  • Zstandard
    Zstandard (or Zstd) is a lossless data compression algorithm developed by Yann Collet at Facebook.
  • Snappy (compression)
    Snappy (previously known as Zippy) is a fast data compression and decompression library written in C++ by Google based on ideas from LZ77 and open-sourced in 2011.
  • Pngcrush
    pngcrush is a free and open source command-line utility for optimizing PNG image files.
  • ZPAQ
    ZPAQ is an open source (GPL) command line archiver for Windows and Linux.
  • Rzip
    The rzip program is huge-scale data compression software designed around initial LZ77-style string matching on a 900 MB dictionary window, followed by bzip2-based Burrows–Wheeler transform (BWT) and entropy coding (Huffman) on 900 kB output chunks.