Free Compression and Encryption Software

UnzipLite is a free compression and encryption software program.

You can create and open zip, rar, tar gzip and 7zip files!

Download Unziplite now completely free!

Features – what can UnzipLite do?

  • Uncompress and Extracting

    UnzipLite can open ZIP files and it can also open RAR files. The following file types can be uncompressed (or extracted): ZIP, RAR ,ARJ, BZIP2, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, GZIP, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, TAR, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR, XZ, 7z and Z. It also has the ability to create self-extracting files in the 7z fomat.

  • Compression and archive

    Use Unziplite to Compress, pack and archive file with UnzipLite’s powerful compression. 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM files can be created.

  • Encryption

    With UnzipLite you can use the strong AES-256 encryption process for 7z and ZIP formats, all whilst still performing compression on your files.

  • Free and Open source utility

    UnzipLite is free and open source based on the 7-Zip project. We benefit from community driven development.

  • Multilingual

    Can be used in English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Russian, Dutch, and Japanese. A total of 79 languages.

Installing UnzipLite

Clicking the download button begins installation of InstallIQ™, which manages your unzipLite installation. Learn More.
You may be offered to install the File Association Manager. For more information click here.
You may be offered to install the Yahoo Toolbar.


  • Testimonials

    UnzipLite is a great free utility app. Works on all the major compression formats so you can open rar and zip files and it runs quick! Great free alternative to winzip, 7-zip and winrar.

    , London — United Kingdom

    A very good piece of software for creating zip files and opening them. The 7z format is really powerful too. It also can be used to unpack files like rar, gzip and tar.

    , New York — USA

  • News

    12 September 2013
    UnzipLite Version 0.3 Minor bug fixes & improved usability.

    8 October 2012
    UnzipLite Version 0.2 Minor tweaks and bug fixes. AUG Source Code.

    4 September 2012
    We have made the move to WordPress, the Blogging and Publishing platform that allows us to interact with the end user.

  • Development

    Current Version: 0.3 — Minor bug fixes & improved usability.

    September 12

    Previous Version: 0.2 — Minor tweaks and bug fixes. AUG Source Code.

    October 8

    Previous Version: 0.1 — First beta version. Works with major archive formats and can encrypt with AES-256. Based on 7-Zip.
    July 12

    Source Code — Current Release, based on the 7zip project.