StuffIt Expander® is a free download or included as a feature of StuffIt Deluxe®.

Expander allows you to access and uncompress StuffIt X and Zip archives effortlessly. StuffIt Expander for Windows now includes a context menu so you can expand files with a simple right-click command right in Windows Explorer as well as support for expansion of SIT5, RAR and ZIPX archives. All StuffIt Windows products require Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Vista, or XP and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.

Product Box

Now Only $29.99


StuffIt Deluxe for Windows

Compression, Backup and File Delivery
  • Compress images (JPEG, TIFFs) audio (MP3s), PDFs, Microsoft® Office documents and PowerPoint® presentations with no quality loss.
  • Browse and search inside the contents of StuffIt X, Zip, Tar, and RAR archives, including encoded archives, and compressed Tar archives (tarballs).
  • Schedule an automatic backup routine that sifts through your files and backs up only items that have recently changed.
  • Select the files you want to send and files are automatically compressed and attached to a new email message.
  • Open compressed and encoded attachments and file downloads in over 30 different formats.

FREE BONUS: Get a 3-month subscription to SendStuffNow, a secure online file delivery and storage service.


Minimum System Requirements
• Windows® 7, Vista, or XP; 40MB of free disk space.
• Multi-language - English, German and Japanese.


Compare Products

Expander, StuffIt & StuffIt Deluxe feature comparison
Standard Archive Tasks StuffIt Expander  StuffIt Deluxe StuffIt
Open Zip archives
Open StuffIt X archives
Open SIT5 archives
Open RAR archives
Open ZIPX archives
Open Encrypted Zip archives  
Open TAR archives (including compressed TAR)  
Open 7Zip archives  
Open 25 more formats  
Create Zip archives  
Create Encrypted Zips  
Create StuffIt X archives  
Create archives with strong encryption  
Browse archive contents  
Add files to an existing archive  
JPEG compression  
MP3 compression  
TIF, PNG, and BMP compression  
MS Office document compression  
Compression of WAV audio files  
Archive Destinations StuffIt Expander  StuffIt Deluxe StuffIt
Compress and send via email    
Compress and FTP  
Compress and burn to CD/DVD  
Automatically redirect large files to SendStuffNow (SmartSend)    
Automatically redirect large files from email to FTP (SmartSend)    
Back Up StuffIt Expander  StuffIt Deluxe StuffIt
Back up only recently changed files    
Schedule automatic backups    
Back up across multiple CDs/DVDs    
Integration StuffIt Expander  StuffIt Deluxe StuffIt
Photoshop Plug-in    
MS Office Plug-ins    
Integrated with SendStuffNow file delivery service
(formerly StuffIt Connect)