Universal Extractor 1.6.1

Simple tool designed to allow you to extract files from your archive, works on Windows 7

  • Category:

    File Compression

  • Version:


  • Works under:

    Windows 2003 / Windows Vista / Windows 2000 / Windows 98 / Windows XP / Windows 95 / Windows NT / Windows 8 / Windows ME / Windows 7 / Windows 98 SE

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free (GPL)
  • Vote:
    6.6 (25)

Universal Extractor is designed to extract most any type of compressed file, making it easy to read, move, copy, or modify the contained files.

After one use, it's easy to see that Universal Extractor is a rather simple program. It is a tiny utility with a small, basic interface. There is merely a field for specifying the compressed file, as well as a field for specifying the output folder that will later contain the extracted files. If you don't feel like hunting down the compressed file on your computer, you can easily drag it onto the program window and drop it to automatically load it into Universal Extractor.

Pressing OK begins the process of extracting the contents from the file in question. Once the program is finished, you'll find that the resulting extracted files are located in your output location.

Universal Extractor is perfect for fast extraction because of its incredibly easy-to-use interface and config options. However, it doesn't do nearly everything that a fully featured extraction program can do. For those who want more control over the extraction process, another program with more customization and options might be more suitable. However, for quick, on-the-go extractions, Universal Extractor is just right.

Universal Extractor also handles many different types of files including .7Z, .EXE, .ZIP, .RAR, .ISO, .TAR, .TGZ, .MSU, .JAR, .MSI, and many more. If the file is designed to contain other files, Universal Extractor will likely have the ability to gain access.

Whether you're trying to open an installer file or you just need to simply unzip a conventional archive, Universal Extractor is the go-to solution.


  • Powerful, yet portable
  • Various options for configuration
  • Allows the user to drag files and drop them into the program with ease


  • Limited in functionality

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