Extract an archive

Extract files from an archive using Archive Manager by following these steps:

  1. Open an archive.

  2. Click Extract.

  3. Choose where you want the archive to be extracted to in the file chooser. This will be the destination folder. See advanced options for extracting archives for more extraction options.

  4. Click Extract.

  5. If an archive is protected by a password, Archive Manager will request it. Type in the password and click OK.

  6. The application will show you the progress bar in a new dialog. If the extraction completes successfully, you will be asked whether you want to:

    • Quit to close Archive Manager.

    • Show the files to view the destination folder with Files.

    • Close the dialog.