WinZip 16 Standard
Also available: WinZipR 16 Pro
File compression, encryption and sharing
WinZipR is the world's most popular zip utility with 20+ years of experience as leader in the file compression industry. WinZip's powerful zip engine instantly compresses files into small, logical packages that are ideal for sharing and storage. Working with sensitive material? WinZip's AES encryption tool will password-protect your files as you zip them. WinZip also offers several innovative file sharing solutions to help you send large files without clogging email systems. You can even post zipped files directly to Facebook!
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Compress with confidence
Zip and unzip files instantly while retaining their original folder structures and file relationships. Open all major compressed formats with ease and preview the contents of zipped files without having to unzip them first. Create self-extracting Zip files for recipients who do not own compression software.
Protect confidential data
Password-protect files as you zip them in one easy step! You can also define password policies that WinZip will enforce for you. WinZip will automatically shred temporary copies after viewing, and check files for corruption before you unzip them.
Share files easily
Compress multiple files/folders into small, logical packages that are ideal for sharing. Email files directly from the WinZip window using your own email account. Enjoy faster transfer rates and fit more onto portable media. Access WinZip's innovative file sharing web services and share large files instantly.
Save time, conserve space and share more with WinZip, the world's leading file compression software
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Fast and easy compression
With easy-to-use tools and drag-and-drop functionality, WinZip instantly compresses documents, spreadsheets, PDFs, presentations, graphics, html projects—you name it! What's more, WinZip retains file relations and folder structures as you zip and unzip. You can even create self-extracting Zip files, ideal for distribution to recipients who may not own WinZip.
Compression file formats
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 for you! WinZip can also extract content from all major compressed file formats, providing you with maximum flexibility.
Convenient preview and edit tools
WinZip allows you to preview and edit the content of a Zip file without having to first extract it. You can also 'Unzip and Try' the contents of a Zip file without having to save it to your local drive.
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 images faster and fit more on your flash drive, CD/DVD or hard disk.
New extended file format support
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!
New 64-bit zip engine
WinZip has been fully upgraded with a brand new 64-bit zip engine! Now WinZip can take full advantage of your system for maximum file compression power.
Zip and email with one click
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.
New access to ZipSend?
With WinZip's direct access to ZipSend, you 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.
New access to ZipShare?
Now you can upload and post files directly to FacebookR, 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.
Fast and easy encyption
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.
Protection behind the scenes
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.
- What's New
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New! Full integration with ZipSend
WinZip's seamless integration with our new ZipSend file delivery web service allows you to email large files directly from the WinZip window, hassle-free! WinZip will automatically separate the attachment from your message and upload it to the ZipSend cloud. ZipSend then pastes an associated URL directly into your message before delivering it. Upon opening your message, your recipient simply clicks on the hyperlink to download the zipped package!
New! ZipSend preferences
WinZip automatically stores your current session's ZipSend login information so that your workflow remains uninterrupted. WinZip also includes easy-to-use preferences that allow you to customize how ZipSend is applied (automatically for all email attachments, automatically based on a specific file size threshold, or manually by clicking the ZipSend button).
New! Full integration with ZipShare
WinZip's seamless integration with our new ZipShare service means that you can upload and post Zip files to Facebook directly from the WinZip window. After creating/opening a Zip file, simply click the ZipShare button and let ZipShare and WinZip do the rest! ZipShare uploads your file and creates an accompanying hyperlink that is automatically posted to Facebook for instant downloading.
New! Upgraded zip engine
WinZip's new 64-bit zip engine takes full advantage of your system for maximum zipping power and speed.
New! Extended preview feature
WinZip's enhanced preview tools allow you to browse and edit the contents of other major compressed file types (7Z, RAR, etc.) without having to extract the files first.
New! File format conversion
File conversion capabilities let you convert other major compressed file types into Zip format.
New! System diagnostics
Worried about slow PC performance? WinZip now includes a built-in diagnostic tool that will scan your computer system for possible performance issues. The WinZip System Scanner scans your PC to diagnose disk performance, space usage, and Windows registry-related issues.
- System Requirements
- Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows® 7
- Product activation requires internet access
- ZipSend and ZipShare account activation requires internet access