About the software
Quickly and easily zip, protect, share and manage all your files
with the world's #1 zip utility.
Unzip all major formats: With just a click, open all major
compression formats, including Zip, Zipx, RAR, 7z, TAR, GZIP, VHD,
XZ, POSIX TAR and more.
Complete file management: Easily find, open, edit, move and
share your files, whether they are on your computer, network or
Protect your privacy: Easily encrypt files as you zip to
secure information and data. Create read-only PDFs and add
watermarks to deter copying.
Share anywhere: Easily share large files by email, cloud
services, social media and instant messaging. Quickly share links
to your cloud files.
New and enhanced
NEW! Search Files fasterNew: Stop searching for
files in all the wrong places. Use WinZip’s new built-in search
feature to quickly track down files stored locally, on your
network, or in your cloud storage, even when you don’t remember
where you put them.
Combine Multiple PDF files into One PDF New: Use
WinZip Pro or Enterprise to combine your PDFs. You can convert
multiple PDF files into a single PDF file to save, zip, or share.
You can even organize the order of pages in your PDF, then combine
and protect them with WinZip’s PDF security features.
Experience better Zipx CompressionNew: WinZip
adds the ZSTD compression method to Zipx. With ZSTD, WinZip can
compress and decompress many file types faster, while achieving
compression rates better than DEFLATE and DEFLATE64 compression
Pin Favorites in the Files PaneNew: Pin and
access favorite files and folders in WinZip’s Files Pane. The
Files Pane is already a convenient way to manage, zip and unzip
your files. Now you can pin your favorite local, network, and
cloud-based files to the Quick Access section and access them with
the click of a button.
Shell Extensions supported in the Files PaneNew: Perform shell extension operations right from the Files Pane.
Getting better Explorer functionality is as simple as adding Shell
Extensions to the Explorer context menu. Now that WinZip’s Files
Pane supports these extensions, you no longer need to leave it to
perform operations previously only available in Explorer.
Manage file clutter more efficientlyEnhanced: Set a schedule for WinZip’s Cleaner Tools to find computer,
network, or cloud storage files you haven’t used in a while. Then
decide if you want to delete, zip, or relocate them. You can even
use the new Ignore option to prevent files you don’t want to clean
from being flagged. And WinZip Pro and Enterprise users can create
custom, filter-based cleaners.
Get improved Zip File Performance with Direct
AccessEnhanced: Use WinZip’s Direct Access to bump up cloud-stored Zip file
performance by downloading only parts of a file as you need them.
The larger the Zip file, the better performance you’ll experience.
Direct Access even downloads extra Zip file parts in the
background and keeps them ready while you’re choosing files to
unzip or view.
Switch Easily between Zip and Zipx Enhanced: You
can now use a simple Ribbon toggle to switch between creating a
Zip or Zipx file. And when you’re ready to save, you can choose
between saving your file as Zip or Zipx.
Enjoy Extended Enterprise cloud support : WinZip Enterprise
users will enjoy expanded Enterprise cloud services. With better
control and a better fit for your business in mind, WinZip’s
supported cloud services have expanded to include OpenStack and
SwiftStack regions and credential files, Alibaba, Wasabi, HP,
Oracle, Azure, WebDAV, CenturyLink, IONOS and OVH cloud providers.
Windows - Minimum
- OS: Microsoft Windows 10/8.1/8/7
Notes: Internet access required for product
activation, ZipShare, cloud services, social media and instant