PeaZip Portable 4.8.1 Rev 2 (file archiver) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on January 31, 2013 - 5:53pm

PeaZip logoPeaZip Portable 4.8.1 Rev 2 has been released. PeaZip Portable is the easy to use PeaZip file archiver packaged as a portable app, so you can take your file archiver with you and work with your compressed 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, RAR files and more on the go. This release updates the included PeaZip to the latest release. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the Platform.


PeaZip Portable ScreenshotPeaZip is a file archiver (compression) utility for Windows with a great array of features including:

  • Edit, save and restore archive layouts
  • Supported formats:
    • Pack / unpack: 7Z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, PAQ/LPAQ, PEA, QUAD, TAR, UPX, and ZIP
    • Unpack only: ACE, ARJ, CAB, DEB, ISO, LHA, RAR, RPM and more archive types...
  • Apply multiple filters to archive contents
  • Archive splitting and joining
  • Encryption and secure deletion
  • File comparison and checksum / hash (CRC, MD5, SHA...)

Learn more about PeaZip... Installer / Format

PeaZip Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Platform including the Menu and Backup Utility.


PeaZip Portable is available for immediate download from the PeaZip Portable homepage. Get it today!

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Revision to fixes an issue with saving settings.

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There is no change other than preserving plugins settings and spell checker settings. If something else is going on, please create a bug in the Other Apps support forum with complete details (install path, OS, upgrade from version, etc).

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Sorry to correct you but the file
Has a


in it whereas the version 4.8.1 has


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I missed that. It was a poorly packaged Zip file from PeaZip itself, meaning its own portable zip version overwrote your settings on upgrade as non-PA.c Format portable often do. I'll package up a fix.

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