As the world's #1 zip utility, WinZip is the best choice for your file compression needs. With easy-to-use tools and drag-and-drop functionality, you can zip documents, spreadsheets, PDFs, presentations, graphics, html projects—you name it!
WinZip compresses files into the following formats: Zip, LHA, and Zipx (our smallest compressed file to date). Not sure which format to use? Let WinZip select the best compression method to maximize efficiency! You can even create self-extracting Zip files, ideal for distribution to recipients who may not own WinZip.
Did you know? WinZip has been upgraded with a brand new 64-bit zip engine! Not only does this provide additional software compatibility, but now WinZip can take full advantage of your system for maximum file compression power.
WinZip also provides advanced photo and image compression! With a single click, you can compress your digital photographs and graphic images by 20-25% with no loss of quality or data integrity. This lets you send files faster and fit more on your flash drive, CD/DVD, or hard disk.
Why compress files?
-Conserve storage space
-Send swifter emails
-Improve upload/download times
-Compress multiple files into one
In addition to compressing files, WinZip instantly opens and extracts content from the industry's widest selection of compressed file types:
-BZ2 (.bz, .bz2, .tbz, .tbz2)
-LHA/LZH (.lha, .lzh)
-Disc Image (.img, .iso)
-GZIP (.gz, .taz, .tgz)
-Compress (.tz, .z)
-UUencode (.uu, .uue)
-MIME (.b64, .mim)
-BinHex (.bhx, .hqx)
-Most other compressed files
Did you know? WinZip can do more than simply extract content from other compression file types! In addition to Zip/Zipx files, WinZip 16's previewing functionality lets you browse the contents of other major compressed file formats. WinZip also lets you instantly convert other file formats into Zip format!
Encrypt and password-protect your files as you zip them, all in one easy step! WinZip provides strong AES encryption to help you secure sensitive data from unauthorized access. You can even define your own password policies that WinZip will enforce for each file that you encrypt.
Did you know? WinZip auto-wipes or "shreds" temporarily extracted copies of encrypted files using the U.S. Department of Defense standard (DoD 5220.22-M). This automatic action prevents protected files from being recovered and misused.
Share files swiftly, safely, and seamlessly! WinZip's file sharing functionality allows you to zip, encrypt, and share a file directly from the WinZip window, all without having to open any other applications. WinZip provides extensive support for most email and webmail services—once configured, you can zip and email files using virtually any email address! You can even zip and post files directly to Facebook with ease!
Did you know? WinZip can zip and send large files (up to 2GB) without the hassles associated with large email attachments. ZipSend is a powerful file delivery web service that boosts WinZip's file sharing functionality to prevent bounced emails and clogged servers. Learn more about using ZipSend to transfer large files >>
Did you know? Now you can upload and post files directly to Facebook, all from the WinZip window! ZipShare is an innovative Facebook app that lets you zip and post any type of file to your Facebook wall. Learn more about using ZipShare to share files on Facebook >>
Did you know? WinZip even includes an image resizer tool that allows you to resize, compress, and email a set of images—all in one easy step!
Why use WinZip to share files?
-Organize and compress data into convenient, logical groups that are perfect for sharing
-Improve uploading/downloading times by sending smaller files
-Enjoy hassle-free email attachments that won’t clog email servers
-Password-protect compressed files against prying eyes
Back Up Files:
WinZip Pro takes file compression to the next level with an automated data backup facility that helps you prevent data loss. Back up your desktop, documents, pictures, and email so that you never lose a thing!
With WinZip Pro's Backup tools, you can:
-Back up any important data using pre-defined jobs
-Create custom backup jobs using WinZip’s simple wizard
-Schedule backups to run automatically and unattended
-Burn your backup data to CD/DVD or network drive
-Email your backups off site from virtually any of your email addresses
-Upload your backups to an off-site server using the built-in WinZip FTP client
WinZip can even send you automated email notifications upon backup job completion!
Did you know? In addition to CD and DVD support, WinZip can zip and write files to Blu-ray Disc directly from the WinZip window!
WinZip 16.5 integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP.