PeaZip is a free file and archive manager, based on solid and proven Open Source technology of 7-Zip for handling mainstream archive formats, 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.
PeaZip is mainly written in Free Pascal, using Lazarus. It is free software, released under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License.
Supports 7Z, 7-Zip sfx, ACE, ARJ, BZ2, CAB, CHM, CPIO, DEB, GZ, ISO, JAR, LHA/LZH, NSIS, OOo, PAQ/LPAQ, PEA, QUAD, RAR, RPM, split, TAR, Z, ZIP.
Release 6.0.2 updates 7z backend to 16.00 version, to fix some vulnerabilities of 7z 15.x on Windows platform. As those vulnerabilities are currently not known to apply to p7zip POSIX port on Unix-like platforms, last Linux release is still 6.0.1.
PEA file format specifications were updated to 1.1 version, introducing support for SHA3 hash (256 and 512 bit), and Twofish and Serpent EAX mode (128 and 256 bit) authenticated encryption. SHA3 is now also available as hash function in file browser.
The application is now full Unicode compliant, extraction (and test) procedure accepts directories as input, with single archives being listed before operation starts so selection can be verified and fine-tuned if needed, and many other improvements were introduced to improve the ease of use.
- (Windows) Updated 7z backend from 15.14 to 16.00 after Cisco Talos vulnerability disclosure http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/05/multiple-7-zip-vulnerabilities.html
- Can now correctly handle WinZip spanned files (.z01)
- Fixed sorting for packed size
- Updated embedded translations