B1 Archiver is a free program developed by the Catalina Group with the purpose of creating and extracting archives.
Being an open source program, B1 Archiver is openly shared by everyone for developers interested in the source code, its modification or usage. For other users as well, they can make use of the available libraries for the better performance of the products or services. B1 Archiver uses an improved version over the LZMA compression which is periodically improved for attaining better compression ratio.
B1 Archiver is deemed the most friendly and simplest free file archiver while being equally fast in its performance.
B1 Archiver supports a consistent user's usage because of the popular options in the app's settings which are self-explanatory evident of the screenshots displayed for some of the available features. B1 Archiver respects users' privacy and does not gather personal information, It can be used for both personal and commercial purposes.
B1 Archiver uses the 256 bit AES encryption algorithm making it impossible for anyone other than the creator to use any file without the password. Thus, at the onset of creating an archive, the user has the option of adding a password to the archive as well as splitting the archive into smaller pieces for easier transfers.
Finally, B1 Archiver is used for archiving different types of files from text files to image files and even video files in as much as the file can be compressed or archived.