PeaZip is a cross-platform compression and archiving tool. It utilizes code from 7-Zip, Pea, FreeARC, PAQ, QUAD and UPX. Besides having full 7z, lzma, xzip, gzip, bzip2 and standard ZIP and TAR support, it can also read from APK, ZIPX, ARJ, CAB, CPIO, LZO, RAR, ISO, JAR, XAR, ACE, ARC, and various application or file system containers. AES256 encryption is further supported in some archive types, or splitting and merging, converting between formats, or secure archive content deletion, and creati
Package Changes Analyzer (pkgdiff) can compare and show differences between Linux software packages. It supports reading from RPM, DEB, TAR.GZ and other common formats. It's intended for maintainers to test compatibility and consistency between archive versions.
FPM is an incomplex software package build tool. It can import distribution files simply from source directories or zips, and generate RPM, DEB, TAR.GZ, Solaris packages, or OSXpkg from there. It also provides unified command line options for defining dependencies or add common meta attributes.
pax (portable archive exchange) is a standard Unix archiving utility as outlined by POSIX.1-2001 / IEEE 1003.2, to bridge and provide a more universal command line interface. The MirCPIO / paxmirabilis implementation was based on paxtar and is developed by the MirBSD project. It provides -r read and -w write support for cpio, ustar, sv4cpio, ar(5), and the old BSD tar format. paxcpio and paxtar are included for easier transition.