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Bandizip is a lightweight, ultra-fast, free, all-in-one Zip Archiver for home and office. It supports the most popular compression formats, such as Zip, RAR, Tar, ISO, and 7z. It features an easy-to-use interface, a rapid Zip algorithm for compression & extraction with fast drag and drop, high-speed archiving, and multi-core compression.

Bandizip supports ZipCrypto and AES 256 encryption algorithms for higher security. It also has support for split compression for certain sizes, such as 10MB or 700MB. Besides Windows standard splits compression formats such as zip, z01, and z02, it securely supports ALZ, EGG (alz, a01, a02, and vol1.egg, vol2.egg, 7Z(7z.001, 7z.002, and RAR (part1.rar).

Furthermore, it allows users to preview compressed content with the right-click menu on Windows Explorer. In addition, users directly see an image file contained in compressed ZIP, RAR, 7Z, LZH, or TAR files without extracting them. Another advantage of Bandizip is that it fully supports Unicode to ensure international characters are displayed for filenames in archives.

Bandizip is available in three editions: Standard, Professional Edition, and Enterprise. The standard edition is free for personal and commercial use, but shows advertisements. The Professional adds advanced features to the Standard package, such as better multicore support, Antimalware Scan, Password Manager, Repair Archive, Image Preview in Archive, Password Recovery, and more. Differ from other editions, the Enterprise edition allows you to upgrade the existing license available, and provides an offline registration, not requiring an Internet connection.

Key Features:

  • Complete compression utility
  • Super-fast compression and extraction
  • Support most popular archive file types
  • Supports ZipCrypto and AES 256 encryption
  • Support for Unicode to display international characters.
  • Bypass files that don’t compress well using the “High-Speed Archiving” function.
  • Extract files to the destination folder directly using the fast drag & drop function.
  • Create self-extracting files (.EXE) and multi-volume (split) archives.
  • Context Menu access including the preview archive function.
  • Create or extract multiple zip files simultaneously from Windows explorer.

Last Update: May 21, 2024

Current Version: 7.35 (Windows) / 7.29 (Mac OS X)

License: Freeware / Shareware

Languages: Multiple Languages

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 / 11 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Mac OS X 10.12 or later

Developer: Bandisoft


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