WinZipÂ® is the world's most popular file compression software with over 20 years experience as the leader in the file compression industry. No other file compression utility is as easy to use or offers such a comprehensive and innovative feature set to help you save time, conserve space, and improve productivity.
WinZip 15.0 introduces new functionality that makes it even easier to compress files and decompress files, encrypt confidential information, share files swiftly and safely, and backup important data automatically. With a powerful new architecture for increased zipping performance, a simplified interface, a groundbreaking desktop gadget, and enhanced file sharing capabilities, this release represents the very best in WinZip technology.
WinZip 15 introduces a powerful new architecture for increased zipping performance, a streamlined user interface with an innovative, new desktop gadget that makes WinZip even easier to use, major file sharing enhancements, and much more. With this unparalleled functionality and usability, no wonder WinZip is far and away the worldâ€™s #1 utility for file compression, encryption, sharing, and data backup
With WinZip, you can instantly compress files to conserve storage space, send swifter emails, and decrease file upload/download times. Zip documents, spreadsheets, PDFs, presentations, you name it!
WinZip 15 introduces a versatile new architecture to support significant performance enhancements, giving additional power and agility to your file compression tasks!
With easy tools and drag-and-drop functionality, WinZip helps you create compressed files in the following formats: Zip, LHA, and Zipx (our smallest Zip 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, which are ideal for distribution to recipients who may not own WinZip.
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.
In addition to compressing files, WinZip instantly opens and extracts content from the industry's widest selection of compressed file types, including Zip, Zipx, RAR, 7Z, BZ2, LHA, CAB, IMG, ISO, and most other file archive formats
-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
Along with state-of-the-art file compression and decompression, WinZip also offers strong AES encryption to help you secure sensitive data from unauthorized access. Encrypt and password-protect your files as you zip them, all in one easy step! You can even define your own password policies that WinZip will enforce for each file you encrypt.
As an added security measure, WinZip also 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
Use WinZip to organize and compress your data into convenient, logical groups that are perfect for sharing! Smaller file sizes translate to faster uploading/downloading times and hassle-free email attachments that don't clog email servers. Using WinZip's powerful encryption capabilities, you can also password-protect compressed files to prevent third parties from gaining unwanted access to your data, making them ideal for sharing!
WinZip 15 includes convenient Zip and E-mail tools so that you can zip, encrypt, and email a file directly from the WinZip window without having to open any other applications. This allows you to work without interruption and share files swiftly, safely, and seamlessly! WinZip 15 provides extensive support for most email and webmail applicationsâ€”once configured, you can zip and email files from virtually any email address! In addition, WinZip 15's Zip and Email function includes an image resizer that allows you to resize, zip, and email a set of images in one easy step!
Back Up Files:
WinZip takes full advantage of its file compression technology with an automated data backup facility that helps you prevent data loss. Backup your desktop, documents, pictures, email, etc. using pre-defined jobs or by creating custom backup jobs using WinZip's simple wizard. You can set WinZip to backup selected data files, and you can schedule those backups to run automatically and unattended. You can also backup data to a CD/DVD or network drive, email your backups off site from virtually any email address, or upload your backups to an off-site server using the built-in WinZip FTP client. WinZip will even send you automated email notifications upon job completion!
WinZip 15.0 integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.
WinZip 15.0 introduces:
-new performance architecture for high-speed zipping
-improvements to the WinZip 14.5 interface with refined menu designs and more intuitive icons
-a groundbreaking desktop gadget that uses drag-and-drop functionality to provide instant access to zipping, unzipping and email tasks
-new and extensive email/webmail support, allowing you to zip and send files from virtually any email address without leaving the WinZip application
WinZip 15.0 Pro introduces:
-new and extensive email support for the Backup function, allowing backup files to be sent automatically upon backup job completion from virtually any email or webmail address.
To expand on WinZipâ€™s state-of-the art technology, WinZip 15 incorporates a new architecture designed to enable significant advancements in zipping performance. Enhancements will plug into this framework, dramatically increasing the speed of compression and encryption operations and considerably reducing the time it takes to zip large files and/or large groups of files.
NEW: Performance architecture for high-speed zipping, comprising a plug-in framework for major enhancements in file compression and encryption.
In addition to evolutions in user interface design, WinZip 15 introduces a revolution in file compression and file sharing with its groundbreaking desktop gadget. This innovative tool is your express portal for key zipping tasks. Now you can zip, unzip, and email files without opening the WinZip applicationâ€”simply drag files onto the appropriate WinZip Desktop Gadget tab for instant compression, decompression and email capabilities.
NEW: Refined menu designs and more intuitive icons improve upon the WinZip interface, making it easier to use and delivering an even better user experience.
NEW: WinZip Desktop Gadget Zip/Unzip tab provides instant files compression/decompression. Simply drag a file or group of files onto the gadget to instantly create a compressed version on your desktop (or in the source folder). Likewise, just drag a compressed file onto the gadget to instantly unzip its contents onto your desktop or into the source folder.
NEW: WinZip Desktop Gadget Zip & Email tab provides an express portal to WinZip 15's unique Zip & Email Plus capabilities. Just drag a file or group of files onto the gadget to instantly zip and email them using the options and email account you designate.
Enhanced File Sharing:
With a few easy clicks, WinZip 15 lets you zip and encrypt a set of files as an email attachment, compose an accompanying message, and send the email instantlyâ€”all directly from the WinZip window, without opening your email application! The result? You save time and unnecessary steps while ensuring that the files you share are smaller, safer, and more manageable.
NEW: Zip and Email feature lets you create a Zip file and attach it to an email message in one simple process. Once you choose the files to zip and select your zipping options, WinZip opens a message window and attaches your new zip file to it. Simply type a note, address your message, and click Send.
NEW: Image resizer built into the Zip & Email Plus feature. With just a click, WinZip will resize your high-resolution pictures before attaching them to your email message, so that they send even faster and are optimized to fit standard computer screens.
NEW: Built-in webmail support now included in all WinZip email functionality to provide maximum utility and flexibility. In addition to support for Microsoft Outlook, WinZip 15 comes preset to work with the following popular webmail services: Yahoo! Mail, Gmail by Google, and Microsoft Live Hotmail. Now you can zip, encrypt, and email files from your webmail address, all without having to open a web browser or sign in to your webmail account.
NEW: Additional email support for other webmail services, enterprise mail systems, and individual ISP addresses. Using a different email service? No problem! WinZip 15 provides configuration options that give you the flexibility to email zipped files directly from the WinZip window using virtually any email address, all without opening any additional applications.
NEW: Enhanced backup email support in WinZip Pro's Backup* function now allows backup files and log files to be sent automatically upon backup job completion from virtually any email or webmail address you indicate.