DiffPlug supports archive unpacking. Moreover, it supports arbitrary nesting (zip of a gzip of a tar of a …), so that you can browse the nested archives.

Browse for the desired zip file in the Browse bar, then type the vertical pipe character | at the end of the archive name. This will display the contents of archive below the Browse bar.

If it is a nested archive, you can select the next archive in the hierarchy and type the vertical pipe character | again, repeating until you reach the desired file.


DiffPlug can open local archives as well as remote filesystems (zip of a zip on the web or Amazon S3).

DiffPlug supports the following archive formats:

  • zip (jar)
  • tar
  • gzip (gz)
  • tgz, tar.gz