The following tables compare general and technical information for a number of file archivers. Please see the individual products' articles for further information. They are neither all-inclusive nor are some entries necessarily up-to-date. Unless otherwise specified in the footnotes section, comparisons are based on the stable versions--without add-ons, extensions or external programs.
Note: Archivers in purple are no longer in development.
Basic general information about the archivers: creator/company, licence/price etc.
Operating system support
The operating systems the archivers can run on without emulation or compatibility layer.