WinZip

Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 1774 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.0b4 1243
  • Total Downloads:
    210,643,419
  • Date Added:
    September 04, 1998
  • File Size:
    859.95KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    22,412
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/NT

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1 stars

"Beware Adware and Malware"

October 19, 2014  |  By ajondyh

 |  Version: WinZip 18.5

Pros

None. Negatives out weigh any positives

Cons

Good product now ruined by infesting your computer with Adware and Malware

Summary

Don't download, use something else!

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1 stars

"Installs Malware!"

October 16, 2014  |  By crm115

 |  Version: WinZip 9.0

Pros

It will install something that unzips things

Cons

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

Summary

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.

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5 stars

"This software helps me as much as I want."

October 14, 2014  |  By ArensPoet

 |  Version: WinZip 18.5

Pros

Used the program for over a year with no problems.

Cons

I have no cons on this program

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5 stars

"This software helps me as much as I want."

October 13, 2014  |  By PenneyHusky

 |  Version: WinZip 18.5

Pros

Used the program for over a year with no problems.

Cons

No cons from what I can see.

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1 stars

"BEWARE - installs malware!"

September 10, 2014  |  By billyr2

 |  Version: WinZip 18.5

Pros

Can unzip files.....

Cons

But at the expense of loading you up with malware like Astromenda that hijacks your browser home page and search bar.

Summary

Winzip used to be good - USED TO. Now they bundle their software with malware. I downloaded it a few days ago and it installed Astromenda on to my PC, hijacking my browser home page and search bar. Never again WinZip. Stay clear folks - there are plenty of other options out there.

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3 stars

"Don't use it"

August 15, 2014  |  By ajgbali

 |  Version: WinZip 18

Pros

It does actually unzip files... It seems to do a whole lot of other stuff to, but that's not what I needed it for....

Cons

1. Slowed computer to a crawl.
2. Installed adware, despite my care during installation.
3. Turned off AVG antivirus

Summary

The slowness made the program unusable and the adware and antivirus disruption makes me completely mistrust it.
CNET - condoning programs that act like this with no mention of the cons makes me lose trust in your recommendations too. Are you so confident in your usefulness that you're just not bothered anymore?

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5 stars

"Love this product"

July 28, 2014  |  By rsugianto

 |  Version: WinZip 18

Pros

Simple yet powerfull

Cons

Perfectly what I need.. No cons!

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5 stars

"Still the best"

June 10, 2014  |  By Intranet_Manager

 |  Version: WinZip 18

Pros

Its fast
Its easy
It just works

Cons

costs money

Summary

I have been using winzip foreer, and still use it.

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1 stars

"I just cant get along with this"

June 05, 2014  |  By cuzzy1

 |  Version: WinZip 18

Pros

I just cant get along with this

Cons

I just cant get along with this

Summary

I just cant get along with this

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2 stars

"Overpriced & Bloated"

May 19, 2014  |  By NJPete61

 |  Version: WinZip 18

Pros

One of the very first windows based file archiving tools, can un-compress many archive formats.

Cons

This has become bloated & over priced.

Summary

7-zip (7-zip.org) is an outstanding "Open Source" (free) alternative, that works great.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher WinZip Computing
Publisher web site http://www.winzip.com/
Release Date September 04, 1998
Date Added September 04, 1998
Version 7.0b4 1243
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 859.95KB
File Name winzip19-cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 210,643,419
Downloads Last Week 22,412
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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