10 Best Decompression Apps for Android

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The internet is a great place and it is common that you come across compressed files that come with extensions like rar, zip, 7 zip, etc. Compressed files allow you to compress all files under one file, which not only makes it easier for you to move it, but also reduces the size. You can also use the unzip apps for compressing your data as well as saving space. There are tons of decompression apps available on Google Play Store. Here are the best unzip apps for Android in 2021.



XZip

XZip is one of the best unzipping apps for Android. The best thing about this app is that it supports tons of compression formats like 7z, ap, a, ar, bz2, cab, deb, tgz, Taz, and many more. You can also protect your zipped file with the password so that only people with a password can unzip the files. It also allows you to partially extract the files, allowing you to extract only the data you want. The free version comes with ads, but the ads are too frequent, which may be a deal breaker for you.

B1 Archiver zip rar unzip

B1 Archiver is one of the most popular decompression apps for Android. The best thing about this application is that it supports more than 34 unzipping formats including ZIP, RAR and B1 formats. You can also create password-protected compression files in ZIP and B1 formats. It also allows you to browse archived files without extraction and if you want you can opt for partial extraction. B1 Archiver is free but with ads and in-app purchases.


7Zipper 2.0


7Zipper 2.0 is one of the best unzip apps for Android. In this app you will find support for over a dozen unzip formats including zip, egg, tar, tar.bz2, rar and many more. It also supports Zip and 7Zip as compression formats. The app also comes with Hex Viewer and Image resize feature. You can also use it for file management. 7Zipper 2.0 is totally free, with ads.

MiXplorer Silver

MiXplorer Silver is surprisingly a great decompression app for Android. In this app you will find tons of compression formats including 7z, Zip, Tar, Tar.gz, Gzip, Xz, Lizard and many more. It also comes with tons of other very useful file management features. For example, you can categorize files, view Html files, sort, disable and enable all action buttons and menu options, and many more.

RAR

RAR is the best decompression app for Android. It is an all-in-one compression application that can help you in all compression related matters. You can create Zip and Rar files from the application. It also supports a variety of unzip formats such as rar, zip, gz, bz2, 7z and many more. The application also includes the various functions that can help you repair damaged Zip and Rar files. RAR is a free tool, but with ads and in-app purchases.

WinZip

WinZip is one of the best unzip apps for Android. The application supports a variety of compression formats such as Zip, Zipx, 7z, Rar, and LHA formats. It also comes with support for Dropbox and Google Drive platforms which allow you to zip, unzip and share files directly from your app. You can also protect your compressed files with powerful 128- or 256-bit AES compression to ensure only authorized people have access to the data. WinZip is free to use, but with ads and in-app purchases.



ZArchiver

ZArchiver is one of the most popular decompression apps available on Google Play Store. This is a very comprehensive achievement management application that comes with tons of great features and formats. You can use the app to create the archives and it supports tons of compression formats including zip, gzip, xz, zst, etc. It also supports tons of unzip formats like tgz, rpm, deb and many more. The app also lets you create password-protected archives to protect your data. ZArchiver is also completely free to use.


Easy Unrar, Unzip & zip

Easy Unrar, Unzip & Zip is one of the best unzipping apps for Android. The app comes with a very simple interface which lets you use the app without any hassle. The app supports tons of compression formats including Rar, Rar3, 7Zip and more. It also allows you to protect your important data with a password and AES encryption to keep it safe. You can use the app for free, but with ads.

Motorola File Manager

Motorola File Manager is another very comprehensive file manager that lets you manage compressed files. The application allows you to compress and decompress ZIP files. It also allows you to encrypt your files so that only you can access them. Also, it comes with tons of file management options that can help you manage files, perform global searches, and many more.

ALZip

AlZip is one of the best unzipping apps for Android. You can easily use the app to compress files using different compression formats like zip. You can also unzip files and it supports 7z, rar, alz, tar, tbz, tbz2 and many more. It is also a very good file manager and it offers all the good file management features that you would expect from any good file manager. ALZip is free but with ads.


Conclusion

It's everyone. These are the 10 best unzip apps for Android. Most of these apps are dedicated compression apps, but we've also included a few file managers you can use if you want a two-in-one app. Also, if you are looking for a good file manager app to manage all your photos, videos and other data, you can find the best one in our guide “ Best Android File Managers ».


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