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fast and easy to use compression utility Bandizip is a full featured and fast performing archive utility that lets you open most popular compression formats, including ZIP, ZIPX, RAR, CAB, 7Z, TAR, ISO, LZH, BZ2 and many others. It offers an easy to use interface along with Windows Explorer integration. Bandizip also comes with a unique "Preview Archive" feature that enables you to preview the content of an archive file from the context menu without having to open the archive first. Other features include support for split archives, drag-n-drop archiving, file type exclusions, password protected archives, support for Unicode file names, multi-core compression, and more. Copyright


Product Details

Publisher Bandisoft (5) Price Free
Version 5.05  history Last updated Feb 12, 2015
File Size 4.46 Mb Requirements None

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Best zipper available 5 stars by Harlan Apr 27, 2013 (Read all my 48 reviews)
Small, light on resources, very fast, flexible, comprehensive format support, good user interface, no bugs that I've seen. It doesn't get any better. I've uninstalled PeaZip and 7-zip, although they are each good programs (7-zip, regrettably, has become a poster-boy for inward-focused development). The interface could be improved to excellent by: 1. Offering a portable version; 2. Making the settings options less cryptic or providing explanations for the options; 3. Better choices of context menu options; and 4. More extensive toolbar. A changelog would be nice, as well as more communication from the developer on his forum. show Review details
Very good free archiver 5 stars by alphard684 Mar 06, 2013
Simple and user friendly interface and fast speed. Better then 7-zip. And free! This version only user account used installer, but go the homepage... MAC version, administrator version (all user in one computer), and portable (only user account). show Review details
Good, but not for multi-user systems 3 stars by Thezenarcher Dec 22, 2012 (Read all my 8 reviews)
BandZip works well, but it installs to user account directories only -- it cannot be installed to the globally-accessible Program folders under XP or Win7. As a result systems with more than one user require multiple installs, one per account, or the app is invisible. Many systems have one Admin account and one or more Limited User accounts, so with this setup only the Admin can see and use Bandzip. The authors have stated this is a deliberate choice on their part, but it's a major annoyance and renders BandZip unusable for many. My system has three accounts, so the 6MB program folder would have to be tripled in size, not to mention the hassle of changing account rights multiple times just to install. Reverting to 7-Zip which installs for all users. show Review details
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