How to open a file with .7z extension?

File Type : Compressed Archive file format.
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .7z file

Searching for the right program to open .7z files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .7z file extension?

The 7z compressed files use open architecture and therefore, can also support any new compression method. The 7z files have a high compression ratio and can support large file sizes upto 16,000,000,000 GB, .7z files are created by 7-Zip, a file archiver with a high compression ratio for ZIP & GZIP formats and can be decompressed using either the 7-Zip software or Windows file compression and decompression applications like WinZIP. The official .7z file format specification is distributed with 7-Zip's source code and these 7z files are appended with the .7z extension. The specification of the .7z file are located in the 'doc' sub-directory of the source code distribution in plain text format.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open 7zfiles:

  • Corel WinZip
  • 7-Zip
  • ConeXware PowerArchiver
  • StuffIt Deluxe 2009
  • WinRAR
  • ZipGenius
  • ZipZag
  • Corel WinZip 18.5
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
  • B1 Free Archiver
  • WinRAR 5
  • PeaZip
  • WinInizio ZipGenius
  • Keka
  • PeaZipMac
  • The Unarchiver
  • Corel WinZip Mac 3
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
  • Incredible Bee Archiver
  • B1 Free Archiver
  • Sixty Five 7zX
  • p7zip
  • EZ7z
  • Zipeg
  • 7 Zipper
  • RAR for Android
  • Archiver
  • mZIP Phone
  • ZipApp
  • iZip
  • B1 Free Archiver
  • p7zip
  • PeaZip
  • Zipeg