A Free WinZip Alternative

The Best File Compression Solution!

  • Create, open and extract Zip, TAR, GZip & RAR
  • Open and extract from RAR and ISO
  • 4zip is absolutely FREE for home & enterprise users
  • 4zip is based on proven technology by Igor Pavlov
  • No Adware
  • No Spyware
  • No Pop-Ups
  • No Trojans

What is 4zip?

4zip is a free and easy to use compression software that is based on 7-Zip technology. With its fast compression engine,4zip is a powerful tool for unzipping Zip archives, creating Zip-compatible files and other archiving software. 4zip's interface is very simple, making it easy to create, open and extract many types of compressed files.

How to Use 4zip?

When you install 4zip on your computer, you will get the option of choosing the types of formats that you can open and save with the software so that you can open and compress ZIP, 7zip, TAR, Gzip and RAR archives. When you want to open, extract, add or remove files, all you do is select the relevant icon for the action you want or go to the “File” or “Actions” menus and select the relevant files and actions. 4zip will then open respective windows prompting you to choose the file and the relevant action. Follow the prompts, and the files will be opened or compressed in no time.With its straightforward actions, 4zip makes opening and extracting RAR, ZIP and 7Z, as well as a wide range of different file types, as easy as using windows and best of all- this software is free!

RAR, ZIP and 7Zip Archives

4zip lets you open files in many archive formats, including the popular RAR format. RAR files are compressed archives, which are files that are designed to store both single and groups of related files while minimizing their memory size to save on storage space. RAR is based on the Zip compression method, which was invented by Russian programmer Eugene Roshal. Rar files take up less storage space and take less time to send and to download. With RAR, you can alsosave files with non-English filenames and alphabets.ZIP and 7Zip are also very common archiving formats. Similarly to RAR, files under these formats also contain one or more files that have been compressed to reduce their storage size. All thesetypes of formats do not enable you to directly run the archives on your computer. The content of these archives have to be extracted to a folderon your hard drive before they can be used and this is where 4zip comes in to assist. With 4zip, you can access any type ofcompressed file. This way RAR, ZIP and 7Z files become an easy and efficient format for accessing and storing data.

Software Features

  • Create Zip compatible files
  • Unzip any Zip file archives
  • Supports other archive formats like TAR, GZip & RAR
  • Improved compression ratio
  • Fast compression engine

Is 4zip Reliable?

  • 4zip is a powerful and reliable compression utility
  • 4zip is based on proven archiving technology by Igor Pavlov
  • 4zip sports an elegant, easy to use yet powerful user interface
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