You may have downloaded a zip file to your Android device and are wondering how do I unzip my files well by default you are not able to do this which means you are out of luck. Or would have been if our friends over at AVG Labs hadn’t developed an app that would allow you to unzip any zip file on your Android Device it is called AndroZip.
The app is limited though in the fact that it can’t open all forms of archives for instance it is not able to open .tar files as of now (according to user experience issues). However, zip files are completely supported according to the developer and according to the comments. The program will even check the files to see if they are potentially malicious this is not a replacement for an actual antivirus by any means however it is something that is nice to have. This is basically the Winrar of Android apps.
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#1 ZIP application and first Android archiver is with you since beginning of 2009. AndroZip File Manager helps you copy, delete, move, unzip/unpack, compress, encrypted ZIP supported, search, and organize your files, music, pictures, and folders just like you would do on your PC. Frequently updated with new and useful features. Optimized for tablets.
With over 13 million downloads and its support of ZIP, encrypted ZIP, RAR, TAR, GZIP and BZIP2. AndroZip File Manager is definitive leader among similar applications on the market.
Full support for decompression of encrypted ZIP files (Standard, AES-128 and AES 256 bit) compatible with WinRaR and other PC archivers as well as compression of encrypted ZIP files. AndroZip supports Standard ZIP file encryption compatible with WinRaR and other PC archivers (AES 128 and AES 256 bit encryption available in paid version)
Besides the archive functionality it also lets you send files, e.g. via email.
Optimized specifically for both, phone and tablet displays. Due to many added features like drag and drop functionality, AndroZip File Manager is preferred among tablet users.
Use it also to back up your applications and install new application APK on your phone, and manage phone memory and resources via task manager.
Installs to SD card.
The app allows a simple and quick way to allow you to unzip any file from your Android Device. Androzip is the simple solution to Unzipping your files have any questions ask in the comments.