PeaZip 6.0.1 A free RAR TAR ZIP file archiver released

PeaZip 6.0.1 recently released, is a free cross platform, portable file compression utility and file manager. This latest release comes with new themes and a major code cleanup, while IDE was updated to Lazarus 1.6 / FPC 3 in order to provide full Unicode compliance to the application.

A total of 188 file extensions can now be managed by PeaZip.


PeaZip 6.0.1 changelog


  • Pea 0.54, implementing new PEA file format specifications 1.1 version
    • added support to SHA-3 256 and 512 bit hash
    • added support to Twofish and Serpent (128 and 256 bit) based authenticated encryption in EAX mode
    • new pea binary can read PEA 1.0 file format
    • previous pea binaries should be updated in order to read PEA 1.1 files, and to support all new algorithms
    • (Linux) Updated p7zip from 15.09 beta to 15.14


  • Updated following units from Wolfgang Ehrhardt’s crypto and utilities library:,,,
  • Created new EAX units using 128 and 256 bit Twofish (fcryptt, fctf256) and Serpent (fcrypts, fcsp256)

File Manager

  • Introduced support for SHA-3 256 and SHA-3 512 hash verification
    • SHA-3 hash is available both in file tools “Checksum/hash file(s)” and in browser (set in Options > File Tools)
  • Various fixes and improvements

Extraction and Archiving

  • New “File” group in archiving/extraction context menu shows bookmarked and recent archive files, for quick adding to archiving/extraction layout

Install PeaZip 6.0.1 on Ubuntu Linux OS

With GTK2

sudo apt-get install gdebi


sudo gdebi peazip_6.0.1.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb

With Qt

sudo apt-get install gdebi


sudo gdebi peazip_6.0.1.LINUX.Qt-2_i386.deb
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