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Packuru Desktop

Archiving utility Source


Packuru is an archive manager supporting a wide range of archive formats, batch processing and strong encryption.


  • 2 complementary programs: Browser and Queue
  • Batch processing in Queue
  • Tabbed browsing
  • View archive properties
  • Create, extract and test archives; add and delete files; (depends on archive type and backend capabilities)
  • Create separate archive for each input item
  • Multipart archive support: 7z, tar/lzip, zip
  • Strong encryption support: 7z, zip, zpaq
  • Set plugin-specific options when creating archives or adding files
  • Restart aborted/failed tasks
  • View error log of failed tasks
  • Plugin selection for each archive type
  • File manager integration: KDE/Dolphin

Supported archive types:


7z, tar (brotli, bzip2, compress, gzip, lrzip, lz4, lzip, lzma, lzop, xz, zstd), zip, zpaq


7z, ace, appimage, ar, arc, arj, bin/cue, bzip2, cab, chm, compress, cpio, cramfs, deb, dmg, ext, fat, gzip, img/ccd, iso9660, lha, lzip, lzma, lzop, mbr, mdf/mds, mdx, msi, nrg, ntfs, pak, pdf, qcow, rar (cbr), rpm, sit/sitx, squashfs (snap), swf, tar (brotli, bzip2, compress, gzip, lrzip, lz4, lzip, lzma, lzop, xz, zstd), udf, vdi, vhd, vmdk, wim, xar, xz, zip (apk, cbz, ear, ipa, jar, war, xpi, zipx), zpaq


Project links: Links to (pages with) screenshots:


Mobile Fit: needs testing

This app has not yet been evaluated - please help!


If you're lucky*, you can install this app by just hitting this button:


* You need to have an appstream:// handler, e.g., GNOME Software or KDE Discover, installed and the app needs to be available in a configured software repository, more details.

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Licensing and technical details

License: BSD-2-Clause Metadata: MIT

Frameworks: Kirigami QtQuick

Programming languages: C++ QML

Build system: qmake

AppStream Metadata URL: https://gitlab.com/kyeastmood/packuru/-/raw/master/integration/freedesktop.org/org.packuru.PackuruMobile.metainfo.xml