PeaZip is a free file archiver utility. The application provides an unified, natively portable, cross-platform file manager and archive manager GUI for many Open Source technologies like 7-Zip, FreeArc, PAQ, UPX.
Create: 7Z, ARC, Brotli, BZip, GZip, PEA, TAR, WIM, XZ, ZPAQ, ZIP, Zstandard files and more
Open and extract 180+ file types: ACE, CAB, DEB, ISO, RAR, ZIPX and more
Features of PeaZip includes extract, create and convert multiple archives at once, edit existing archives, create self-extracting archives (sfx), split files, strong encryption with two factor authentication, encrypted password manager, secure deletion, find duplicate files, calculate hashes, export task definition as command line script.
PeaZip 7.0.1 comes with several under the hood enhancements for the application's GUI, with speed and memory management optimizations, improved support for high DPI, auto scaling for all UI elements and graphic, and updated themes and icons.
Amongst several updates, PeaZip can now automatically open tar archives inside tar.* compressed files, navigate with extra mouse buttons, hot swap drag and drop from standard and custom mode, it is now easier to detect duplicate files and analyze content of folders from the application's file manager.
Windows installer is improved and application can now be installed for all users or current user only.
Various memory management, speed, responsivity and stability optimizations
For archive browsing, fast mode (equivalent to previous versions default mode):
Up to -15% memory usage browsing archives containing large number of files
Up to +35% speed browsing and testing for encryption archives containing large number of files
Added mass rename option to prepend progressive number to filenames
Action is available in Context menu, File manager > Rename > 1, 2, 3...
Items will be numbered following the current sorting order, e.g. name, time/date, size, extension...
Added support for navigation with mouse buttons
Button3 go up
Button4 go forward
Button5 go back
New archive browsing optimization option available in Options > Settings > General, Performance group
Normal, no optimization
Fast (default, works as "fast open routine" option in previos versions), stop pre-browsing archives containing very large number of files to preserve performance
Fastest, do not pre-browse archives for very fast opening, as downside this mode does not show archive information, and may non correctly list some out of standard archives
Row select option for file / archive browser is now duplicated in context menu > Navigation for better discoverability
EXTRACTION and ARCHIVING
Fixed: archives are tested for encryption before extraction from SendTo menu entries and from command line
Improved detection of multipart archives for automatic deletion after extraction option
Alongside .001 spanning (as in 7-Zip and PeaZip) are now recognized .z01, .zx01, .rar01, .part1.rar spanning conventions followed by WinZip and WinRar