File Extractor

File Extractor2.1

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A very basic file unarchiver

File Extractor is a bare bones file unarchiver that has a nice interface - but not much else.

Fried Cookie has once again released a dead simple application for basic tasks but File Extractor is a tough recommendation as it is just too simple. While it does support a myriad of formats, the only thing that File Extractor does is uncompress file archives.

File Extractor's interface features a simple drag and drop affair. There are no options to adjust other than where to save the file. Disappointingly, you cannot create a new folder within the application to save to. Users will have to create a new folder in Windows Explorer before choosing it within File Extractor.

It is difficult to recommend File Extractor over free alternatives like 7-Zip, which supports more formats, compresses/uncompresses files, and is integrated into the Windows shell so that right-clicking on files gives you a 7-Zip option to add or extract an archive.

Overall, File Extractor is too simple, slow, and doesn't feature important features that other free competitors offer.

File Extractor supports the following formats

ZIP, RAR, JAR, ARC, HQX, CAB, LZH, RPM, SPLIT, TAR, WIM, ISO, 7Z, BZIP2, CHM, DEB, GZIP

PROS

  • Drag and drop
  • Supports the most common archive formats

CONS

  • Does not compress files
  • Cannot create new folder to save to
  • No Windows shell integration
  • Slow performance

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User reviews about File Extractor

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Does exactly what I need it to do, simply extracts files..
    Does exactly what I need it to do, simply extracts files and does it tMore

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