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BetterZip for Mac

Archiving tool.

$24.95
In English
4.0
Based on 116 user rates

BetterZip overview

BetterZip lets you quickly inspect archives without first extracting their contents.

  • Extract Only Files You Really Need: If you only need a few files or folders from a larger archive, you don't have to extract the whole thing. Simply drag the files you need from the BetterZip window to any Finder window or the desktop.
  • Open Archives Without Extracting: Not only can BetterZip open archives without first extracting them but you can also search for a file using the iTunes-like interface. BetterZip can open and extract archives with the most common formats: ZIP, SIT, TAR, XAR, XZ, GZip, BZip2, RAR, 7-Zip, CPIO, ARJ, LZH/LHA, JAR, WAR, CAB, ISO, CHM, RPM, DEB, NSIS, BIN, HQX, DMG, EPUB, and Winmail.dat.
  • Create Archives: Simply drag files and folders from your hard drives, disks, or network places into your new zip file. You no longer have to copy all the files into a temporary folder first. The supported formats are ZIP, TAR, GZip and BZip2 compressed TAR, XAR, 7-ZIP, and RAR (using the external RAR commandline tool). Large archives can also be split.
  • Protect Your Data: BetterZip can protect your data with a password and create AES-256 encrypted archives. 7-zip and rar archives can also be protected.
  • Update Archives: Add new or updated files to existing archives. Remove any file or folder from an archive, or even move files around inside the archive as if it were a normal folder.
  • Make Archives Compatible: Strip Mac-specific files and resource forks from archives for best compatibility with systems like Windows or Linux.

What’s new in version 5.3.4

  • Fixed Zstandard V 1.5.5 for Intel Macs.
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BetterZip for Mac

$24.95
In English
Version 5.3.4
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4.0

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Funjoy
Funjoy
Jun 24 2021
5.1.1
0.0
Jun 24 2021
0.0
Version: 5.1.1
Regularly updated and works well. I'm a huge fan of the built-in Quick Look Generator so you can view the contents of a zip archive in the Finder without opening it. (I tried to write a review but the page wouldn't save/complete.) I'd give it 4.5 stars.
ERNEST UNGUREANU
ERNEST UNGUREANU
Mar 19 2021
5.1
0.0
Mar 19 2021
0.0
Version: 5.1
I never use any app with "Better" in his name !
dabcca
dabcca
Jun 14 2019
4.2.3
2.0
Jun 14 2019
2.0
Version: 4.2.3
Betterzip freezes when opening a folder using 100% CPU resources. Had to force quit and resorted to Keka. Much simpler, more compression options, and doesn't freeze. A shame as I just spent $10 to upgrade to a newer version of Betterzip. WOM (waste of money).
Ralphbln
Ralphbln
Jun 8 2019
4.2.3
5.0
Jun 8 2019
5.0
Version: 4.2.3
Have been using this app since version 2. Never let me down. A must have if you deal with Windows/Linux users on a regular basis (BetterZip filters out all the pesky .DS_store files and other Mac specific cr*p that nobody cares for). Creating compressed files in whatever format is a breeze. Also extracting only selected files from large archives. Developer is very responsive (contacted him twice).
Hugheba
Hugheba
Apr 8 2019
4.2.3
2.5
Apr 8 2019
2.5
Version: 4.2.3
Does the job when it works, freezes/hangs more often than it works. I try to avoid using it. Been waiting 5 minutes on "Extracting items temporiarily 0B of 224B"...it can't extract 244B???
Madmeg
Madmeg
Mar 22 2024
5.3.4
2.0
Mar 22 2024
2.0
Version: 5.3.4
abdalla.rabie
abdalla.rabie
Aug 3 2023
5.3.4
5.0
Aug 3 2023
5.0
Version: 5.3.4
kom
kom
Jul 26 2023
5.3.4
4.0
Jul 26 2023
4.0
Version: 5.3.4
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Oct 18 2020
5.0
Oct 18 2020
5.0
Version: null
dabcca
dabcca
Jun 14 2019
2.0
Jun 14 2019
2.0
Version: null
Ralphbln
Ralphbln
Jun 8 2019
5.0
Jun 8 2019
5.0
Version: null
Hugheba
Hugheba
Apr 8 2019
2.5
Apr 8 2019
2.5
Version: null
drwebmail
drwebmail
Mar 13 2019
5.0
Mar 13 2019
5.0
Version: null
ahmedhatata-ah
ahmedhatata-ah
Feb 5 2019
5.0
Feb 5 2019
5.0
Version: null
Jianni
Jianni
Oct 16 2018
2.0
Oct 16 2018
2.0
Version: null
makareim
makareim
Oct 15 2018
5.0
Oct 15 2018
5.0
Version: null
tx517
tx517
Jun 20 2018
2.0
Jun 20 2018
2.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Apr 4 2018
5.0
Apr 4 2018
5.0
Version: null
p6xu-8kwh
p6xu-8kwh
Mar 22 2018
5.0
Mar 22 2018
5.0
Version: null
TDark555
TDark555
Mar 21 2018
4.5
Mar 21 2018
4.5
Version: null
dwp-1
dwp-1
Oct 7 2017
4.5
Oct 7 2017
4.5
Version: null
Freenergy
Freenergy
Aug 30 2017
4.5
Aug 30 2017
4.5
Version: null
WetNet
WetNet
Jul 29 2017
5.0
Jul 29 2017
5.0
Version: null
jozpy1
jozpy1
Jun 8 2017
1.0
Jun 8 2017
1.0
Version: null
PRjohnson
PRjohnson
May 27 2017
5.0
May 27 2017
5.0
Version: null
F451
F451
May 24 2017
5.0
May 24 2017
5.0
Version: null
jcastilla
jcastilla
Mar 2 2017
4.0
Mar 2 2017
4.0
Version: null
Drdul
Drdul
Feb 1 2017
5.0
Feb 1 2017
5.0
Version: null
Staps Fanny
Staps Fanny
Jul 15 2016
4.5
Jul 15 2016
4.5
Version: null
Léonux
Léonux
Mar 15 2016
5.0
Mar 15 2016
5.0
Version: null
jreffner
jreffner
Feb 8 2016
5.0
Feb 8 2016
5.0
Version: null
fukurokujo
fukurokujo
Nov 12 2015
5.0
Nov 12 2015
5.0
Version: null
joe-exp
joe-exp
Aug 21 2015
5.0
Aug 21 2015
5.0
Version: null
Just-Annutha-Dewd
Just-Annutha-Dewd
Aug 10 2015
1.0
Aug 10 2015
1.0
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
May 25 2015
2.0
May 25 2015
2.0
Version: null
Nontroppo
Nontroppo
May 20 2015
5.0
May 20 2015
5.0
Version: null
gmcbath
gmcbath
Mar 9 2015
4.0
Mar 9 2015
4.0
Version: null
Yoshinatsu
Yoshinatsu
Mar 3 2015
4.5
Mar 3 2015
4.5
Version: null
Okuyukashī
Okuyukashī
Dec 1 2014
5.0
Dec 1 2014
5.0
Version: null
Norz
Norz
Aug 6 2014
5.0
Aug 6 2014
5.0
Version: null
Basti79
Basti79
Mar 5 2014
5.0
Mar 5 2014
5.0
Version: null
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Feb 19 2014
5.0
Feb 19 2014
5.0
Version: null
RodrigoT7166
RodrigoT7166
Dec 4 2013
5.0
Dec 4 2013
5.0
Version: null
Wildgruber-Martin
Wildgruber-Martin
Nov 17 2012
5.0
Nov 17 2012
5.0
Version: null
Quiiick
Quiiick
Nov 17 2012
0.5
Nov 17 2012
0.5
Version: null