PeaZip is a file compression and decompression tool that supports a number of different formats and introduces a new one: a pea file. This extension is an acronym for pack, encrypt, authenticate.
Pea is an open-source format that is able to archive, compress, and divide any document into volumes in just one click. What’s more, it supports integrity checks and encryption with authentication.
The tool can work with more than 150 file formats including ACE, ARJ, CAB, DMG, ISO, LHA, RAR, UDF and ZIPX. In addition, it can convert files to 7Z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, *PAQ, PEA, QUAD/BALZ, TAR, UPX, WIM, XZ, and ZIP.
PeaZip is a free open-source tool with a drag and drop interface, a robust encryption system, a password generate, a duplicate identifier, and a file deletion system, as well as a number of different characteristics that make it one of the best options for working with compressed files.