Free File Compression Tools and Zip Utilities | BoldGrid Backup

File Compression Tools

After configuring a schedule in your WordPress backup plugin, you’ll need software to verify and work with website backups from your server. Below are some free file archival and compression tools available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and BSD.

Free zip utilities

7-Zip

7-Zip for Windows is a free file archiver able to zip and unzip over a dozen formats, test file integrity, compress at a higher rate, and more all within a simple user interface.

Winzip

Winzip for Windows and Mac has a suite of features including file encryption, metadata changes, and more listed in its new features. Get started with its 21 day-long free trial.

The Unarchiver

The Unarchiver for Mac handles multiple formats in a simple user interface.

Engrampa

Engrampa is preinstalled in Linux MATE and XFCE desktop environments (DE).

GNOME Archive Manager

GNOME Archive Manager is preinstalled in Linux GNOME and Cinnamon desktop environments (DE).

PeaZip

PeaZip is a zip utility that supports multiple formats and verifies file integrity with checksums on Windows, Linux, and BSD.

Learn about other file compression tools at Alternativeto.net.

 

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