The Unarchiver

Access and expand archives of all types

4.1 on 48 votes

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License: Freeware
Total downloads:14,068 (42 last week)
Latest version:4.3.5
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Work with different kinds of archives on a Mac. Decompress ZIP, RAR, 7ZIP, TAR-GZIP, TAR-BZIP2, StuffIt, LhA, and other common or rare types of packaging. Decrypt and decompress individual files or the entirety of content, check the filenames in foreign character sets.

The 4.3.5 version of The Unarchiver for Mac is available as a free download on our software library. You can launch this free program on Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later. The software is sometimes distributed under different names, such as "The Unarchiver 2", "The Unarchiver-1", "The Unarchiver 4".

The latest installer takes up 15.2 MB on disk. The most popular versions of the application are 3.9, 3.4 and 2.6. The actual developer of this free software for Mac is Dag Ågren. Our built-in antivirus checked this Mac download and rated it as virus free. The program is categorized as System Tools. The unique identifier for this app's bundle is cx.c3.theunarchiver. The default filenames for the application's installer are or etc.

From the developer:

The Unarchiver is designed to handle many more formats than Archive Utility, and to better fit in with the design of the Finder. It can also handle filenames in foreign character sets, created with non-English versions of other operating systems.

Supported file formats include Zip, Tar-GZip, Tar-BZip2, RAR, 7-zip, LhA, StuffIt and many other old and obscure formats.

You may want to check out more software for Mac, such as iZip Unarchiver, Total Unarchiver Free or Unarchiver One: RAR & Zip Tool, which might be similar to The Unarchiver.


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