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Aladdin Expander

Software > Aladdin Expander

Aladdin Expander is free software for Windows that will decompress most popular forms of file compression including ZIP, GZ, and ARJ files. If you are having trouble opening certain files, you may want to try using this utility.

Please be aware that Aladdin Software has become Allume Systems. Also, there are newer versions available, but the one that is supported is still 6.0.

Download and Installation
(Current faculty, staff, and students of Columbia University and its affiliates are eligible to download.)
  1. Download the installer (required UNI login):
     Aladdin Expander for Windows (2.5 MB)
  2. Save the installer to your hard drive, and make a note of the folder that you saved it in.
  3. Run the installer.
  4. Upgrading from a Previous Version
    • To upgrade, follow the download and installation instructions above.

    Vendor Documentation Expander Homepage