It handles the most popular compression formats, including Zip, ZipX, 7z, and RAR files for free!.

Bandizip has very fast Zip algorithm for compression & extraction by Fast Drag and Drop, High Speed Archiving, and Multi-core compression function.


  • Packing and Unpacking: Zip(z01), ZipX(zx01), TAR, TGZ, 7Z(7z.001), and EXE(e01)
  • Unpacking Only: RAR(part1.rar, r01), ACE, ALZ, APK, ARJ, BH, BZ, BZ2, CAB, EGG, GZ, J2J, JAR, IMG, IPA, ISO, LHA, LZH, LZMA, PMA, TBZ, TBZ2, TGZ, TLZ, TXZ, UDF, WAR, WIM, XZ, and Z
  • Support unicode to display international characters which display for filenames in archives
  • Bypass the bad compression files automatically by "High Speed Archiving" function
  • Extract the files to the destination folder directly by "Fast Drag & Drop" function
  • Create self-extracting file (.EXE) and multi-volume (split) archives
  • Optional archive encryption using ZipCrypto
  • Context Menu access including "Preview Archive" function
  • Create or extract multiple zip files simultaneously from windows explorer
  • Free to use at both home and in the office

What's New:

  • Fixed a security issue that may occur when decompressing archives in some formats
  • Fixed a bug that some split-compressed RAR archives cannot be decompressed
  • Fixed buffer overflow and buffer overrun vulnerabilities that may occur when handling ALZ, ARJ, EGG, RAR, TAR, and ZIP archives
  • Fixed a bug that the program may crash when handling ACE, ALZ, BH, and RAR archives
  • Fixed a bug that some data remain in the registry even after the program's uninstallation
  • Improved the feature undoing file associations
  • Improved the "New Folder" on the right-click menu to create a folder at the point of the Desktop where the user right-clicks (System restart required)
  • Fixed a bug that symbolic links in a ZIP archive are incorrectly processed
  • Added support for the split-archive formats created by HaoZip (,, ...)
  • Fixed an issue that the program may crash when used with some antivirus software supporting AMSI
  • Fixed some bugs that occur in the "Snap Window" feature
  • Fixed a bug that the program may crash if the dialog box closes in the midst of opening an archive
  • Improved the program's stability
  • Other modifications