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:

  • Added the feature decompressing hard-linked and symbolic-linked (Unix) files in a RAR5 archive
  • Added the feature decompressing 7Z archives compressed with ZSTD and Brotli algorithms
  • Improved the processing of hard-linked and symbolic-linked files in a TAR archive
  • Fixed a bug that some UDF files (.iso) of large sizes cannot be decompressed
  • Fixed a bug that some NSIS files (.exe) cannot be decompressed
  • Improved the processing of command-line commands
  • Improved the feature repairing a ZIP archive
  • Improved the processing of 7Z compression
  • Improved the processing of an app crash
  • Improved the Password Recovery
  • Other modifications