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Quick Zip for Windows

By Joseph LeungFreeUser Rating

Key Details of Quick Zip

  • Extract ZIP archives and other compressed file formats.
  • Last updated on 4/30/2019
  • There have been 5 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Quick Zip is a powerful and fast utility that provides support to ZIP and other popular archive formats. This file compression tool offers all the bells and whistles required by power users, while keeping the program easy enough for novices to use. Quick Zip's button and pull-down menu helps users by ghosting unavailable commands until they're applicable. The multipane interface makes it easy to see files, folders, and archive properties. An extensive Help manual should give inexperienced users everything needed to be program power users.

Numerous options and methods to use this application means a steep learning curve for those who want to master every feature. However, operating Quick Zip can be as easy as dragging files to the interface for quick compression. In a testament to the program's flexibility, power users could play select multimedia files stored in archive files. This application easily creates standard compressed archives. Dragging a file or folder opens a dialog containing check boxes, pull-downs, and browse tools for numerous options. Users can quickly specify compression levels, actions, comments, and more or simply click a button to accept default values.

Quick Zip compresses well and fast. It offers more options than even power users will regularly use. However, it's drag-and-drop default operation will attract inexperienced users. This freeware deserves a test by anyone looking for a robust and useful compression tool.


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
July 11, 2011
Latest update
April 30, 2019
Version
5.1.16
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 10, Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 95
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
410,296
Downloads Last Week
8

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User Reviews

3.6/5

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Developer's Description

Extract ZIP archives and other compressed file formats.
Quick Zip is a utility that provides support to ZIP and other popular archive formats. Features include built-in support to 21 types (or 36 extensions) of archives and encoding formats; full integration to the shell, including an archive icon, which associates different archives with different icons, context menus, tool tips, drag-and-drop, and cut and paste, and a folder list, which shows the directory structure of files. You can add the current date and time in order to store and pick different versions of files in the same archive. There is a edit function, and you will be asked to update if you run a file and make modifications to it.