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Visual Power Zip for Windows

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Key Details of Visual Power Zip

  • Compress entire directory trees and create self-extracting archives.
  • Last updated on August 24, 2015
  • There have been 5 updates
  • Virus scan status:

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


Editors' Review

Download.com staff
This file-compression and archiving program does the job, but suffers from many flaws. Visual Power Zip's interface resembles many other compression programs: it's a straightforward window topped by a line of large icons and pull-down menus. With a few clicks, you'll be able to create an archive and compress them in a single file with password protection. This application doesn't have drag-and-drop compression as the name would suggest. As with other applications in this class, you can browse for the files, include descriptions, and define a password for secured extraction purposes. Entering the wrong password to decompress a file correctly generates an error message, but also extracts a corrupted version of the file. Though it says it's a one-use trial, you can use this demo version more than once. Strangely, the help file is for another application. Novice users inexperienced with file-compression programs might like this basic utility. However, with many stable and robust compression utilities on the market, don't bother with this program.

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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
July 23, 2004
Latest update
August 24, 2015
Version
1.1
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows ME, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 10, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements
Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
5,035
Downloads Last Week
0

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Developer's Description

Compress entire directory trees and create self-extracting archives.
File archiving and compression program enabling the user to compress entire directory trees and create royalty free self-extracting archives. The software employs standard Windows point and click functionality and has comprehensive help screens available.