PeaZip 6.3.0

PeaZip is a cross-platform compression and archiving tool. It utilizes code from 7-Zip, Pea, FreeARC, PAQ, QUAD and UPX. Besides having full 7z, lzma, xzip, gzip, bzip2 and standard ZIP and TAR support, it can also read from APK, ZIPX, ARJ, CAB, CPIO, LZO, RAR, ISO, JAR, XAR, ACE, ARC, and various application or file system containers. AES256 encryption is further supported in some archive types, or splitting and merging, converting between formats, or secure archive content deletion, and creating self-extracting archives. The BSD/Linux version is available with Gtk or Qt interface, but also as command line tool.

Tags free-pascal desktop archiving compression encryption zip 7z tar end-users
License GNU LGPLv3
State stable

Recent Releases

6.3.002 Jan 2017 15:05 minor feature: Release 6.3.0 continue the refresh of program's GUI. Application is now DPI aware on all platforms, language can be set programmatically by Command line or from Windows installer, and new archive update options Are available (update only items already in archive, and synchronize Archive with disk). A total of 188 File extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. Translations are Available in over 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so Please consider taking the time to give a look to translations Directory For newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
6.2.009 Nov 2016 07:25 minor feature: Release 6.2.0 comes with a visual refresh of file / archive browser, With improved tool bar and new keyboard shortcuts, and of extraction / Archiving screens, now showing a cumulative progress bar when multiple Tasks are submitted. Visual refresh also apply to Pea and PeaLauncher Components. 7z backed is updated to 16.04 version. A total of 188 File extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. Translations are Available in over 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so Please consider taking the time to give a look to translations Directory For newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
6.1.111 Sep 2016 16:45 minor feature: Release 6.1.1 is focused in various usability improvements, such as Better organized and more visible options. 6.1.x line improves archive browsing and on-the-fly Inspection of structure and content: archive directory tree is now Displayed in navigation sidebar, and breadcrumb bar shows in-archive Directories at each node. A total of 188 File extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. Translations are Available in over 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so Please consider taking the time to give a look to translations Directory For newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
6.1.023 Jul 2016 17:45 minor feature: Release 6.1.0 is focused in improving browsing and on-the-fly Inspection of archive structure and content: the archive browser now Displays archive directory tree in navigation sidebar, and the Breadcrumb shows in-archive directories at each node. Initial directory can now be customized, last visited (default), Computer's root, desktop, home, and custom user defined directory. A total of 188 File extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. Translations are Available in over 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so Please consider taking the time to give a look to translations Directory For newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
6.0.320 Jun 2016 03:16 minor feature: Release 6.0.3 updates pea backend to 0.55 version, and 7z backend to 16.02 version (on Windows). 6.0 line comes with PEA file format specifications 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. A total of 188 File extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. Translations are Available in over 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so Please consider taking the time to give a look to translations Directory For newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
6.0.214 May 2016 22:45 minor feature: Release 6.0.2 updates 7z backend to 16.00 version, to 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. A total of 188 File extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. Translations are Available in over 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so Please consider taking the time to give a look to translations Directory For newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
6.0.101 May 2016 03:15 minor feature: Release 6.0.1 comes with new themes and a major code Cleanup, while IDE was updated to Lazarus 1.6 / FPC 3 in order to Provide full Unicode compliance to the application. 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. 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 of the software. A total of 188 File extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. Translations are Available in over 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so Please consider taking the time to give a look to translations Directory For newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
6.0.029 Feb 2016 03:15 minor feature: Release 6.0.0 comes with new themes and a major code Cleanup, while IDE was updated to Lazarus 1.6 / FPC 3 in order to Provide full Unicode compliance to the application. Alongside various updates to file management and archiving functions, Now 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. A total of 188 File extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. Translations are Available in over 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so Please consider taking the time to give a look to translations Directory For newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
5.8.006 Oct 2015 03:05 minor feature: Release 5.8.0 can now handle archives with UTF-8 filenames, both for Extraction and for creation, and comes with 7z 15.07 (on Windows), Adding support to virtual machines' disk image formats: VMWare's VMDK, Oracle VirtualBox's VDI, and QUEMU's QCOW2. A total of 188 File extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. Free Software compliance" directive can now be set in configuration. Options gt; Advanced) or hardcoded at compile time, in order to ease. The enforcement of policies regarding Free Software Usage for system administrators and software distributors. Translations are Available in over 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so Please consider taking the time to give a look to translations Directory For newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
5.7.119 Aug 2015 17:25 minor feature: FILE MANAGER: Breadcrumb can display in-archive paths for quick browsing. EXTRACTION and ARCHIVING: Added option to customize timestamp style (Options Settings Archive Manager). Added option to split self extracting archives in 7z format split sfx archives will result in a small extraction executable, and n volumes of desired size. Spanning sfx archive allows to prevent the resulting archive being larger of the maximum executable size allowed for the target OS. To extract a split sfx archive, place extraction executable and all volumes in the same directory. Extraction executable will start pre-set extraction procedure without need of external software. Alternatively, volume with .001 extension can be opened with an external archiver to browse/extract the entire archive. Updated file split pre-sets. Custom pre-set size modified in 100 MB Assumed lower, more fail-safe pre-set maximum size values for disk formats, to improve compatibility with most supports. WINDOWS INSTALLER: Updated to Innosetup 5.5.6, switched to unicode installer, improved Windows 10 / 8.1 support.
5.6.027 Apr 2015 04:05 minor feature: Added full read/write support to BCM file compressor. Updated to ZPAQ 7.05 with improved support to add content to existing zpaq archive. Archive selection dialogs improved with custom filters for common archive types. File submenu improved with direct links to update, convert and extract archives. New hotkeys: Shift+F5 add selected to archive, Ctrl+F5 extract selected, Alt+F5 extract archive (opens archive selection dialog). Tray icon menu improved with direct links to update, convert and extract archives. Improved dialog for setting custom applications and scripts, moved in Options. Fixed custom applications not found in some cases on Win64 systems both 32 and 64 bit program paths are scanned, 64 bit version have the priority. Improved Help and About screens. F4 now shows navigation menu, jump to archive/computer root moved to Ctrl+Shift+F4. Alt+0 toggle application's tool bar. PeaExtractor 1.1 code merged in pealauncher component. Created default location to save archive layout files. Non-verbose mode for archive conversion (default option). 182 file extensions supported. Added full read/write support to BCM compressionformat.
5.5.319 Jan 2015 00:05 minor bugfix: Windows backend updated to 7z 9.38 beta. File Manager improved application's context menu and navigation menu, and improved address breadcrumb: separator icons can now be clicked to display directories in the selected node. Various fixes.
5.5.020 Oct 2014 03:17 minor feature: Release 5.5.0 improves file manager introducing new advanced batch file rename functions mass rename uppercase, lowercase, add string at fixed position, delete n chars at fixed position, replace/remove string optionally case sensitive, change file extension), advanced selection features with a dedicated selection dialog (add and subtract to selection; select by type, attribute, first character; date and size range; similar size...), and a new copy selected path(s) function. Image manager was improved, with graphic files conversion to TIFF, PPM nbsp; and XPM format in addition to existing JPEG and PNG conversion function, 4K and 8K pre-sets in fit to screen resolution, and pre-sets for conversion to JPEG with 90, 75, and 50 quality level. Archive management now features "Halt system after task completion" flag in Advanced compression/extraction options tab, and it was added option to remove single intermediate directory upon Extract to new folder operations. Quad and Balz binaries are now contained in PeaZip Additional Format Plugin 2. 179 file extensions are supported. Translations are available in 30 languages, any help is welcome to translate PeaZip to new languages and to maintain current localizations up to date, so please consider taking the time to give a look to translations directory for newer language files and for any resource useful for translators.
5.4.113 Aug 2014 14:20 minor feature: The file manager received a new design update, such as tabs area for easier access to the option dialogs. Improved context menu layout in Crete/Extract screens, and a path submenu for bookmarked/recent paths. Scan actions and hexadecimal preview are now also featured in the Test button dropdown menu Extraction and archiving was improved with more details during parallel extraction and archiving tasks. Quicker access to last used directory in Output path menu.