3.5 MB   4,797 downloads
0.75b 100% FREE GPL    
3.5/5 3
Non-obtrusive application which enables you to easily compress files and directories, using one of the many profiles incorporated

editor's review





Coffeearc is a software tool, built in Java, which provides a simple means for you to archive one or several items in the same time, using one of the built-in presets.

The upper hand of a portable app

This utility does not require you to install it, as it is portable. As a consequence, you should know that the Windows registry and Start menu/screen are not going to suffer any changes, and no leftovers will remain on the drive after its removal.

Another noteworthy aspect is that if you place the program files to a removable storage device (e.g. pen drive), you can easily run Coffeearc on the fly, on any PC you can get your hands on.

Configure settings, choose archive extension and read the documentation provided

It is comprised of a menu, a few buttons and several panels which enable you to view the contents of your hard drive as a folder structure, profiles and options available, as well as items to be added to the archive. This software tool supports compressing files to ZIP, TZP, TGZ, TAR, JAR, CCM and the list goes on.

Depending on the profile selected, you should know you can configure certain settings. To be more precise, you can choose the compression mode and quality, you can choose to also debug and view information.

It is also possible to use a search function and access some extensive Help contents, so as to be sure you know how to handle the program to its full potential.


All in all, Coffeearc is a useful piece of software, especially for those interested in compressing their data, so as to manage it easier. The interface is accessible to all user categories, CPU and memory usage is minimal and the output files have a good quality.

Coffeearc was reviewed by Madalina Boboc
Last updated on April 18th, 2014
Coffeearc - The main window of Coffeearc enables you to select the files that you want to archive.Coffeearc - You can invert or clear a selection by using the Tools menu.

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