ZipX

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 7 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.01
  • Total Downloads:
    231,082
  • Date Added:
    October 04, 2013
  • File Size:
    6.4MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    454
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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It may not hold any surprises, but this well-designed file compression tool covers most archive types and has an easy to follow wizard approach.

ZipX has the user in mind with its clean interface and well-labeled toolbar icons. The prominent step by step Wizard option will help new users jump in quickly. It's easy to select the destination of the archive and grab files or folders to add to a new or existing archive. Extracting files from archives is just as easy, and both creating and opening archives can be quickly accomplished using context menu options. The well-written, easy to follow, and comprehensive Help file covers all aspects of the program.

Each time the program opens or when you select an archive, you're prompted to associate ZipX with compressed files, but a quick tick of a checkbox permanently stops that dialog window. ZipX handles 14 archive types, from the well-known ZIP format to JAR and ZOO archives. Easily set preferences gives you plenty of options to customize the program such as adding desktop icons, changing the view, and setting compression levels. It takes only a few extra seconds to create self-extracting files.

There's a standard 30-day limitation, but otherwise no other trial restrictions. ZipX is a good choice for novices, but more experienced users will find all the flexibility and features expected in a file compression tool.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Does everything that you need"

October 30, 2013  |  By tcrawford90

 |  Version: ZipX 3.01

Pros

Nice easy-to-use interface and includes some really interesting features.

Cons

Help files are a little thin. Could do with more information on some of the features e.g. Audio CD Ripping

Summary

Well worth a look. Pretty comprehensive program.

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5 stars

"An excellent product"

October 14, 2013  |  By jharris6779

 |  Version: ZipX 3.01

Pros

The only archive utility that I could find which allowed me to use my X509 digital certificate for encryption.

Cons

Nothing comes to mind.

Summary

A very capable archive tool.

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5 stars

"Very Good!"

October 07, 2013  |  By brianchidester73

 |  Version: ZipX 3.01

Pros

I really like the Masterkey feature. In the past, I have lost data because of forgetting a password. This sorts that problem out.

Cons

Nothing for me.

Summary

A very good piece of software. Highly recommended.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.01
  • Added JPEG compression method
  • Add signatures to files already in zip archive
  • Unicode filename support for zip files and other archives
  • Rip Audio CDs to zip file
  • Play Audio zip files directly without extracting first
  • Digital camera interface
  • Use of MasterKey to encrypt files in zip archive
  • Added support for RAR5 archives
  • Fixed problem when extracting WinZip AES encrypted files
General
Publisher WinX Software
Publisher web site http://www.winx-soft.com
Release Date September 30, 2013
Date Added October 04, 2013
Version 3.01
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 2003
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.4MB
File Name zipx-setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 231,082
Downloads Last Week 454
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $24.95

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