This program does the basics of creating and uncompressing various archive formats using Windows Explorer, a wizard, or a standard interface, but it accomplishes its functions with elan. PicoZip's basic icon interface is simple but intuitive. Creating an archive is a matter of clicking an icon and choosing files. PicoZip's wizard gives novices an understanding of archives and simple instructions for their creation. Expert users will gravitate to the menus, where they'll find such advanced features as file virus scan, archive splitter, and various batch functions. A shopping list of configurations help personalize the functions. Useful bonus features include the ability to burn an archive to a CD, send it by e-mail, or upload it to via FTP. With its three interfaces and numerous functions, PicoZip is suitable for all users. Novices will favor the wizard, and experts will easily configure PicoZip to their personal specifications.