Most of the time when we share files online or offline, we use the compressed formats of Zip or RAR. The most popular tools to open these types of files, the Winzip and the WinRar are paid tools. TyphoonZip is a freeware tool to create, open and manage zip and RAR files. The application can associate itself for all Zip and RAR files and you can easily manage them using this tool. There is also Windows Explorer shell integration and makes it easy to create and manage compressed files.
The interface is pretty clean and comes with all the basic features and you can associate .zip and .rar files with this application. When you right click on any file, you get the option to add to zip file using TyphoonZip. It can also be used to extract from a zip archive.