The ultimate compression tool
WinZip is one of the most popular programs for file compression and decompression. When you work on your computer you require a compression tool on many occasions, and it has to be capable of reducing the size of the file to save space on the hard drive or to be able to share it by different means with great ease, whether by email, over P2P networks, instant messaging services, external storage units...
Almost a member of the family
The popularity of the ZIP format is undeniable. Even Microsoft offers native compatibility with this format in their operating systems. Nowadays it's an omnipresent format on any PC.
20 years of experience as the leader of the file compression industry.
- Compress both files and folders in ZIP, LHA and ZIPX formats.
- Decompress many other formats: ARJ, BZ, WinHex, CAB, TAR, RAR, IMG, ISO...
- Observe the contents of the compressed files as if you are using the Windows explorer.
- Create encrypted compressed files by means of AES and protect them with a password.
- Capacity to create self-booting files, so that the receptor won't require a compressor to access the contents.
- Compress large files into different parts that you'll later be able to join.
- Intuitive assistant to create compressed files.
- Powerful algorithm that makes most of the hardware available to be able for a compression between 50% and 80% quicker.
- Compress images between 20% and a 25% without any quality losses.
- “Drag & Drop”, drag the files that you want to compress to the software's interface.
- Compress, encrypt and send the file via email directly from the application.
- Create automatic backups to prevent losing any data and receive emails confirming the activity.
- Integration with the Windows explorer context menu.
Competition? We need it!
WinZip is one of the most complete solutions available to compress and decompress files. Despite the growth of other programs with similar features, WinZip is still a reference for a large amount of users. Its interface can be customized using skins to give it a personal touch and has been optimiZed for a more intuitive and efficient control. The compressed file creation procedure is very simple, and if you require advanced functions, you'll find them.
New in the latest version
- Extended compatibility with instant messaging.
- Improvements to the management of files.
- Tools to recover system space.
- The trial version can be used for 45 days.
- An Internet connection is required to complete the installation.
WinZip Android 3.6
Open RAR and ZIP files in Android
WinZip iPhone 4.6
Manage compressed files