WinZip

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 1781 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10
  • Total Downloads:
    211,084,492
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 01, 2005
  • Price:
    Free to try; $29.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    1.03MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    13,992
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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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.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.8

    out of 356 votes

    • 5 star 128
    • 4 star 112
    • 3 star 66
    • 2 star 22
    • 1 star 28
  • All Versions

    3.7

    out of 1781 votes

    • 5 star 598
    • 4 star 602
    • 3 star 272
    • 2 star 105
    • 1 star 204
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4 stars

"It's fine"

October 31, 2006  |  By Frank.K

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

It still works. Not much better than the previous versions, though.

Cons

There are free utilities that can do exactly the same thing. I personaly use IZArc, it support at least fourty different formats including the popular ones like zip, rar, ace, tar, gz, 7zip, bzip, and iso. In short Winzip is nothing special, at least nothing that warrents purchasing it.

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1 stars

"Comes packaged with foistware"

October 21, 2012  |  By nedv

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

Can be used to zip and unzip archives in .zip format if you don't have 7-zip.

Cons

Installs AVG secure searchbar onto all your browser whether you want it to or not. AVG hijacks your browser homepage and internet searches and AVG uninstaller does not uninstall AVG.
Is out performed by similar programs that are availible for free.
No support for improved compression methods like .rar or .7z

Summary

This could have been a passable program if it wasn't made redundant by free programs and could have remained a valid, if sub-par, choice for file compression due to its speed if not for the foistware it forces onto your computer when downloaded. As it is, this is a terrible choice for anyone.

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4 stars

"This software is very good"

May 17, 2010  |  By Osea_Zebua

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

I like this product because it is very useful in file managing.

Cons

I dont know other products so I can not comment about it.

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4 stars

"Have used it successfully without hitch for l4 years."

December 31, 2009  |  By wdraper

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

ease of use. no nonsense execution.

Cons

no problems

Summary

it decompresses EVERYTHING I have tried.

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4 stars

"i found pity good compare to other software."

February 16, 2009  |  By dhirsingh84

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

still very good that none of the other - compression tools what i know well - companies have created Quick Start for their product. liked CHM help file.

One big advantage is the createing of jobs,

Cons

Uncheck those Google checkboxes: not against google, against these - absolutly useless for me - products. When it selects associations, it should only select the kinds which doesn't already have It's a bit sad that it only knows 18 extensions.

Summary

well i just want to say that compare to other software , its easy to handle or work, not much defect.

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4 stars

"Great! Great! Great! Great! Great! Great! Great! Great"

November 10, 2008  |  By dbartle

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

Wonderful!

Cons

Stupendous!

Summary

Nothing better but WINZIP 11 and 12!

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3 stars

"very good very good very good very good"

November 09, 2008  |  By becobad

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

very good very good very good v very good very good

Cons

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Summary

very good very good very good very good very good

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5 stars

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October 21, 2008  |  By dodik5769

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

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Cons

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5 stars

"Serious, want to learn anything as much as I can."

October 11, 2008  |  By chuen2002

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

It is easy to use, and I was using the Winzip all the time.

Cons

I have no comments about I don'e like this product, because my answer always "yes, I like this product."

Summary

Like I have said above, I used to this program, I used it since I was working as IT person until now.

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5 stars

"greatest and easiest way to zip files"

September 19, 2008  |  By mandm5057

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

easy to use

Cons

none that I have found yet.

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4 stars

"Excellent tool"

September 15, 2008  |  By osvaldopal

 |  Version: WinZip 10

Pros

Help to extract most popular extension

Cons

It´s a little expensive

Summary



Updated on Sep 15, 2008

Excellent product

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher WinZip Computing
Publisher web site http://www.winzip.com/
Release Date November 01, 2005
Date Added November 01, 2005
Version 10
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 1.03MB
File Name winzip19-cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 211,084,492
Downloads Last Week 13,992
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $29.95

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