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Better Unarchiver for Mac

Unzip and Zip Files on Mac Conveniently, Quickly and Safely

Cisdem Better Unarchiver is the Mac Unarchiver and archiver that lets you batch compress files, preview the contents inside archives and unzip (entirely or partially) archive files on Mac.

  • Open RAR, Zip, 7-zip, ISO, Udf, Wim, TAR, CHM, Hfs, Nsis files on Mac.
  • Preview files inside an archive before unzip it.
  • Archive or create password protected zipped files on Mac.
Free Download For macOS 10.10 or later
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Better than the built in archive utility

"I originally downloaded Better Unarchiver to see if it would operate quicker than the regular Mac unarchiver, but I discovered that it actually was much better anyway. It can handle many, many more file types than the built in archive utility, and operates so smoothly."

Evan Allen, US

The Best Unarchiving tool ever

"This has long been my go-to utility for unarchiving files. It handles pretty much everything that you throw at it, and does it guickly and without issue. Definitely the best unarchiving tool on Mac OS X ever!"

Cindy Colombo, CA

Great App

"This is great because I can finally unzip files Mac with Japanese titles and not have the Japanese turn into bogus characters. Most other unarchivers do not extract asian fonts correctly, this does it perfectly!"

Robert Lopez, US

Entirely or Partially Open RAR, Zip, 7-zip, ISO, Udf, Wim, TAR, etc. Files on Mac

For Mac users opening an archived file is normally as simple as double-clicking it. Except when you received files with extensions like RAR, Wim, TAR, etc. Cisdem Better Unarchiver is a highly versatile Mac unarchiver that can unpack pretty much any archive you throw at it, be it RAR, Zip, 7-zip, ISO, Udf, Wim, TAR, etc. See the full list >>

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Preview Archive Contents Without Decompressing

Aims to be the only unarchiving program you will ever need, Cisdem Better Unarchiver also lets you preview the files inside archives, such as text, images or music, and unzip only those files you really need. If you have another app installed that can open a file, Archives can also use that app to open contained files.

Decompressing According To Your Need

Additionally, the Mac Unarchiver gives you more options when extracting files from an archive, you can load archive files in batch and extract in one go. You can also select partial of the files in one archive to only extract the selected files which is very handy if you download a lot of archived files from the internet.

many options for unarchivering
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Create Password Protected Zipped Files (7z, Zip, Tar) on Mac.

Running low on disk space? Reclaim it with Archiver by compressing files and folders. And for that extra bit of care, Cisdem Better Unarchiver helps you safeguard your sensitive files by packing them in an encrypted, password-protected archive.

Fast And Easy to Use

Cisdem Better Unarchiver lets you create and extract archives simply by drag&drop. And list all tasks in queue which helps you create and extract a large number of archives in an ordered way. To save your time, Better Unarchiver directly reads and writes archives, unlike most other archivers for Mac which are simply "front-ends". The end result is that Better Unarchiver is often discernibly faster.

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A Whole Bunch of Useful Features

unzip files on Mac
Unarchive Zipped Files
Unzip files Mac in 7z, Hfs, ISO, Nsis, Rar, Tar, Udf, Wim, Zip, and various other archive formats
extract encrypted files
Extracting Encrypt Archive Files
Support extracting password-protected archive files, but you must know the password.
batch processing
Batch Extracting
You can easily compress and extract zip files in batch.
easy-to-use tool
Easy to Use
Drag & Drop to decompress the archive easily.
Preview files inside an archive without extracting.
multi-volume supported
Extracting Multi-volume Files
Support for extracting multi-volume (or split) archive files:z01, part1.rar, 7zip.001 and zip.001
character encoding supported
Support Character Encoding
Support character encoding when extracting files(non-ASCII file names will be displayed correctly)
partial extracting
Partial Extracting
To save time, you can extract only the selected files.
file compression
Compress Files on Mac
Create highly compressed archives with easy.
create encrypted zip files
Create Encrypt Archive Files
Create password protected 7z, Zip files on Mac for a safe transmitting.
search keyword
Keyword Search
Keyword Search to quickly find your files, photos, and passwords.
supported os
Supports 10.12 (macOS Sierra)
Fully Supports OS X 10.12 (macOS Sierra).


  • Click to enlargeOpen and preview contents in zipped files on Mac.
  • Click to enlargeSelect partial of the zipped files in one archive to only extract the selected file.
  • Click to enlargeCreate compressed files in batches on Mac.
  • Click to enlargeSave compressed files as 7z, Zip, Tar format.
Best Unarchiver for Mac

The Best Unarchiver for Mac

Cisdem Better Unachiver is the best unarchiver for Mac to zip files Mac (7z, Zip, Tar) and extract content from RAR, Zip, 7-zip, ISO, Udf, Wim and TAR etc. file formats. For the curious, it will also show you a lot of information about the archives and let you easily preview the contents of an archive with quick look. Download Cisdem Better Unachiver Now, your quest for the ultimate unarchiver has ended.

Free Download For macOS 10.10 or later
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