Free Online tools for Compressing or De-Compressing your files

How often you are stuck with using a system when you need to compress or de-compress the file(s) but due to unavailability of proper decompressing software you could do nothing. Now comes to an end of your worries. Here are a few online tools or tricks by which you can do your required task of compressing or decompressing

Dispaly Page of WapShare .us
Dispaly Page of WapShare .us ( )

A good website with simple and not so attractive Interface, is doing great things…yes helps you to compress or decompress the files. If your file is password protected you have give your password as well. Once your file has been uploaded, you can download your file within 24 hours. However if you want to delete your files earlier you can do it a "Delete" link appearing along with list of your files. You can delete your files by clicking on that link. And all Your files will be automatically deleted a few minutes after.

Display Page of WobZip
Display Page of WobZip


WobZip (

Most of us come across a difficult situation when we download some file from internet and it is in a format for which our decompressing software does not work like TAR, 7z, RAR, ISO, etc. is to handle such situation which works for you freely. It currently supports 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZHCHM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB and NSIS file formats. Can do work on files upto 100mb of size. You will surely be happy with the service they are providing for free.

Dispaly Page of Online Zip
Dispaly Page of Online Zip

OnlineZip (

This is also a small tool to help you for the task of compressing only. It supports you upto 645kb of file size and upto 5 files at a time. It also gives you the service to email you zipped files as attachment. Another limitation with its use is that it can only convert into *.zip file format. However it is nice to use at the time of need.

Compressing by Gmail/Yahoo mail

If all of above does not work here is another trick, you can use to zip your files (atleast two files otherwise it does not work). This process is also time consuming as well, however great at the time of need.

Yahoo Mail Users

Compose a new email. Attach all the files you want to download as one zip file. And in the “To” field write down your own email. This means you are doing email to your own. Now go to inbox and open email and now download all files as single zip file format.

Gmail Users

All gmail users must have access to google document account also. So sign in your gmail account. On top left of screen, click on documents. Now “Upload” all the files you want to be zipped in one single file. Once uploaded come back to main “Google Docs” window. Select all files and click on download option. Now you will asked to opportunity to download as zip file.

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Priyanka Bhowmick 5 years ago from Guwahati, India

very useful.. Thanks

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