Jul 20, 2023

Archive manager for zip files, tar, etc

File Roller is an archive manager for the GNOME environment. It is only a front-end a graphical interface to archiving programs like tar and zip. The supported file types are

  • Tar archives uncompressed .tar or compressed with gzip .tar.gz , .tgz, bzip , .tbz, bzip2 .tar.bz2 , .tbz2, compress .tar.Z , .taz, lzop .tar.lzo , .tzo
  • Zip archives .zip
  • Jar archives .jar , .ear , .war
  • Lha archives .lzh
  • Rar archives .rar
  • Single files compressed with gzip, bzip, bzip2, compress, lzop

File Roller also has a document viewer based on bonobo that lets you view files of any type for which you have a viewer.

Former WinZip users may find this program useful. It serves the same purpose.

Checkout these related ports:
  • Zutils - Utilities for searching in bzip2, gzip, lzip, and xz archives
  • Zstr - C++ header-only ZLib wrapper
  • Zstd - Fast real-time compression algorithm
  • Zpaqfranz - Swiss army knife for the serious backup manager
  • Zopfli - Zopfli Compression Algorithm
  • Zoo - Manipulate archives of files in compressed form
  • Zlib-ng - Fork of the zlib data compression library
  • Zipper - Tool for inspecting the contents of a compressed archive
  • Zipmix - Produce .ZIP file from two other ones with the best compressed files
  • Zip - Create/update ZIP files compatible with PKZIP
  • Zchunk - Compressed file format that splits the file into independent chunks
  • Xpk - The eXternal PacKer (XPK) library system
  • Xmill - Efficient compressor for XML
  • Xdms - Tool for decompressing Amiga DMS files
  • Xarchiver - Desktop-agnostic GTK frontend to various archiving tools