Download Editors' Rating:
Average User Rating:
out of 1774 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.0 SR-1
  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    June 10, 2005
  • File Size:
  • Downloads Last Week:
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

The reigning top dog of the utility world gets some nice behind-the-scenes improvements while maintaining the familiar usability and interface that we've come to trust. WinZip is still king at creating ZIP archives, and this new version expands its kingdom on a number of fronts. New features include AES 128- and 256-bit encryption for tighter security, an improved compression algorithm that gives you better compression ratios, and new technologies that remove the size restrictions on ZIP archives. Other handy features include a user-friendly zipping wizard, a split archive function that converts even very large ZIP files into manageable sizes for easier e-mailing, span-disk capability for complete backups, integration with virus-protection software, and the ability to drop whole programs into one self-extracting archive.

Although this is the most compatible version to date, WinZip still relies on ZIP alone to archive your files. We would have liked to see support for RAR, ISO, and ACE archives. Overall, however, WinZip is a fantastic program, and the new features improve on what it does best. Whether you're an old pro or a new user, this is a must-have upgrade.

read more +

Publisher's Description

read more +
User Reviews
  • Current Version


    out of 46 votes

    • 5 star 14
    • 4 star 5
    • 3 star 16
    • 2 star 7
    • 1 star 4
  • All Versions


    out of 1774 votes

    • 5 star 595
    • 4 star 602
    • 3 star 271
    • 2 star 105
    • 1 star 201
  • My rating

    0 stars

    Write review

Results 1–1 of 1

1 stars

"Installs Malware!"

October 16, 2014  |  By crm115

 |  Version: WinZip 9.0


It will install something that unzips things


It will also install Malware. It installs a browser hijacker called Astromenda.


Don't install this. It installs malware. If you want any more proof of the shadiness of this download, look at the positive reviews. Some of them are just copy and paste jobs presumably from one person lazily submitting multiple reviews.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

Results 1–1 of 1

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for WinZip
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update your review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

see all reviews +

Full Specifications

Publisher WinZip Computing
Publisher web site
Release Date June 10, 2005
Date Added June 10, 2005
Version 9.0 SR-1
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 852KB
File Name winzip18_cnet.exe
Total Downloads 210,620,966
Downloads Last Week 22,727
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $29

Previous Versions:

read more +

More Products to Consider


Submit a problem report for WinZip

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.


The Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software



Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report


Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.