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  • Date Added:
    May 11, 2010
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    Free to try (30-day trial); $39.95 to buy
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Editors' Review


SecureZIP is a program that allows users to create ZIP files that are secured by a password or security certificate. Although the program functions well, its interface could be more intuitive.

The interface is sleek and clean, with a reasonable number of buttons, which are labeled. But the way the program works just isn't immediately clear. If we want to create a new ZIP file, do we click New, as in new ZIP file? Or perhaps Open, to select the documents we want to include in the ZIP file? No, it turns out, we want to Add. We selected a folder full of documents that we wanted to convert to a ZIP file, chose a file name and destination, and then selected a password to restrict access. The process was quick and easy, and the contents of our new ZIP file were indeed password-protected. The program's built-in Help file is well-written and thorough. In addition to basic password-protection, SecureZIP allows users to create and use security certificates. We were especially impressed by how easily--in fact, automatically--the program integrates with Microsoft Office; we had only to restart Word once SecureZIP was installed, and the program appeared under the Prepare menu, ready to turn our Word documents into encrypted ZIP files. Overall, we like the program's versatility and ease of use, but we wish that the interface were a little more intuitive.

SecureZIP has a 30-day trial period. It installs desktop icons without asking but uninstalls cleanly. We recommend this program to all users.

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User Reviews

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1 stars

"there is Zipeg; works on both Mac and Windows - free"

March 30, 2009  |  By zzpzalpha

 |  Version: SecureZIP 12.3


I do not seen any pros compared to say WinZip on Windows.


does not work on Macintosh.
costs money.


use 7-zip on Windows or Zipeg on Macintosh

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5 stars

"Works great, excellent price!"

July 21, 2008  |  By Mister C

 |  Version: SecureZIP 12.1


Does for free what others charge for!


Little complicated at first but quickly get friendly.

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5 stars

"This one's better than WinZip/Rar!"

July 03, 2008  |  By Siddharth7

 |  Version: SecureZIP 12.1


Has that extra bit of functionality that seperates the best from the rest. Truly a must have.


Well..The icon for securezip is a bit "strange". Nothing else really.

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5 stars

"easy to use"

June 18, 2007  |  By jperl333

 |  Version: SecureZIP 11


compression abilities

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 12.50.13
Version 12.50.13 is compatible with Windows 7, features redesigned graphical interface, with a choice of traditional or new fluent ribbon.
Publisher PKWARE
Publisher web site
Release Date May 10, 2010
Date Added May 11, 2010
Version 12.50.13
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 19.11MB
File Name sz125013ene.exe
Total Downloads 44,693
Downloads Last Week 53
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $39.95

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