B1 Free Archiver – Most Friendly And Simple Free File Archiver

B1 Free Archiver┬áis a 100% free software for creating archive folder and extracting archive file. B1 Archiver is simple and easy to use above all it’s multi platform. It works on all major operating systems including Android.

It supports a lot of archive file formats like b1, zip, rar, 7z and others. Also, B1 archiver has a password-protection feature where archives are packed in .b1 format in order to make data transfer more secured.

Fig. 1 Below shows B1 Archiver running on Elementary OS Luna



  • Simple & fast
  • Multi-platform
    B1 Free Archiver works on most popular platforms – Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and as a web application. It looks and works the same across all
  • Full-featured
    B1 Free Archiver supports almost 40 formats: b1, zip, rar, rar5, 7z, jar, xpi, arj, bz2, bzip2, tbz2, tbz, txz, cab, chm, chi, chq, chw, hxs, hxi, hxr, hxq, hxw, lit, cpio, deb, gz, gzip, tgz, tpz, hfs, iso, lzh, lha, lzma, rpm, tar, xar, z, taz, xz, dmg, cb7, cbr, cbt, cbz.
  • Version for Android
  • Free
  • Safe and secure

Install B1 Archiver in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/ Elementary OS and its Derivatives

Download the .DEB from B1 Archiver website

cd into download directory and run the command below:

sudo dpkg -i b1freearchiver_current_stable_*.deb

If installation encountered dependency problems, run the command to fix:

sudo apt-get install -f