Unzip all major formats.
With just a click, open all major compression formats, including Zip, Zipx, RAR, 7z, TAR, GZIP, VHD, XZ, POSIX TAR, and more.
Complete file management
Easily find, open, edit, move and share your files, whether they are on your computer, network or cloud service.
Protect your privacy
Easily encrypt files as you zip to secure information and data. Create read-only PDFs and add watermarks to deter copying.
Easily share large files by email, cloud services, social media and instant messaging. Quickly share links to your cloud files.
Search Files faster
Stop searching for files in all the wrong places. Use WinZip’s new built-in search feature to quickly track down files stored locally, on your network, or in your cloud storage, even when you don’t remember where you put them.
Combine Multiple PDF files into One PDF
Use WinZip Pro or Enterprise to combine your PDFs. You can convert multiple PDF files into a single PDF file to save, zip, or share. You can even organize the order of pages in your PDF, then combine and protect them with WinZip’s PDF security features.
Experience better Zipx Compression
WinZip adds the ZSTD compression method to Zipx. With ZSTD, WinZip can compress and decompress many file types faster, while achieving compression rates better than DEFLATE and DEFLATE64 compression methods.
Pin Favorites in the Files Pane
Pin and access favorite files and folders in WinZip’s Files Pane. The Files Pane is already a convenient way to manage, zip and unzip your files. Now you can pin your favorite local, network, and cloud-based files to the Quick Access section and access them with the click of a button.
Shell Extensions supported in the Files Pane
Perform shell extension operations right from the Files Pane. Getting better Explorer functionality is as simple as adding Shell Extensions to the Explorer context menu. Now that WinZip’s Files Pane supports these extensions, you no longer need to leave it to perform operations previously only available in Explorer.
Create Backup Jobs from Explorer
Use WinZip Pro or Enterprise to create Backup jobs from the Explorer context menu. Just select files in Windows Explorer, select Create a WinZip Job, and choose when and how often your job runs. WinZip will walk you through Zipping and storing selected files, optional notifications, and sharing features.
Manage file clutter more efficiently
Set a schedule for WinZip’s Cleaner Tools to find computer, network, or cloud storage files you haven’t used in a while. Then decide if you want to delete, zip, or relocate them. You can even use the new Ignore option to prevent files you don’t want to clean from being flagged. And WinZip Pro and Enterprise users can create custom, filter-based cleaners.
Get improved Zip File Performance with Direct Access
Use WinZip’s Direct Access to bump up cloud-stored Zip file performance by downloading only parts of a file as you need them. The larger the Zip file, the better performance you’ll experience. Direct Access even downloads extra Zip file parts in the background and keeps them ready while you’re choosing files to unzip or view.
Switch Easily between Zip and Zipx
You can now use a simple Ribbon toggle to switch between creating a Zip or Zipx file. And when you’re ready to save, you can choose between saving your file as Zip or Zipx.
Enjoy Extended Enterprise cloud support
WinZip Enterprise users will enjoy expanded Enterprise cloud services. With better control and a better fit for your business in mind, WinZip’s supported cloud services have expanded to include OpenStack and SwiftStack regions and credential files, Alibaba, Wasabi, HP, Oracle, Azure, WebDAV, CenturyLink, IONOS and OVH cloud providers.
Drag and Drop “Add to Zip” in WinZip’s Files Pane
Easily add files to Zip files displayed in WinZip’s Files pane. Simply drag and drop your files onto a Zip file in the WinZip Files pane and it gets added- just like that!
Direct Access Technology for faster display and unzipping
WinZip’s Direct Access Technology provides a noticeable reduction in time to display and unzip large Zip files stored in the cloud.
Prompt to unzip on open
Now you can instantly unzip any Zip file in Explorer, or from the WinZip Files Pane, the WinZip Ribbon or File menu. Easily unzip files to the folder that it originated from, your Documents folder, or a folder that you choose!
Unzip to file pane folder
With a single click of a button, you can unzip any file to the selected folder in the Files Pane.
Faster start-up performance
Now you can get to work faster and strictly focus on the task at hand thanks to significantly quicker start-up times.
POSIX TAR support
You can now open and unzip POSIX TAR files in the updated compression format.
Replace Zip Files with their Content
Quickly and easily unzip a group of Zip files and replace them with their native files.
Create a split Zip file from Explorer
Easily distribute large Zip files without worrying about timeouts or failed uploads/downloads. This convenient feature creates a multi-part zip file for easier distribution.
Keep more music on your phone or on a cloud service, or share playlists more easily, with enhanced loss-less MP3 compression. WinZip 25 compresses your MP3 files by 15 – 20% on average with no loss in quality thanks to the enhanced Zipx format.
Zip files from any location
Easily find your most-used files and folders on your PC, network and clouds in Frequent Folders, which updates dynamically
Zip from other applications
WinZip Express lets you use popular WinZip features even when you’re working in other applications. Use it with Explorer, Microsoft Office, your scanner (Pro only), your photos (Pro only) and Microsoft Outlook to zip, encrypt, share and more.* WinZip Express tools now support Office 2016.
Touch support puts the power of WinZip at your fingertips on any touch-enabled device or computer. WinZip is optimized for 2-in-1 computers, switching its layout automatically depending on whether you are using your system in tablet or notebook mode.
NEW! More efficient file compression with duplicate file detection
You might not realize it, but your Zipx files often contain duplicate files, adding to the size of your zip file. WinZip 25 scans and excludes duplicate files, instead storing them as a link to save you space. Your files stay the same – but your Zipx files will be smaller than ever.
NEW! Organize your photos in the cloud
Use WinZip to automatically organize all your photos by year and month. Say goodbye to endless scrolling looking for photos – it’s now easier than ever for you to store, manage, and share your most important memories.
NEW! Update contents of a Zip file to match the source
Refresh the content of a Zip file to match the content of the original source folder. The documents you zip change all the time, and now you can keep all your zip files up to date with fewer clicks.
ENHANCED!Combine PDF features
WinZip 25 Pro enables you to merge all your PDF files, even those generated by WinZip conversions. You can now merge a wide variety of files and images into a single PDF in one easy step.
NEW! Sign new and existing PDF files
Use WinZip®️ 25 Pro to protect PDF files from unauthorized changes. All types of PDFs are supported – from those sent to you, to files you convert to PDF using WinZip®️ 25 Pro. Sign, encrypt, and send important documents in seconds, with the added peace of mind from WinZip®️ 25’s banking-level encryption.
NEW! Access and edit files shared with you by others
Easily access shared folders in OneDrive and Google Drive to work more effectively with your team. It’s straightforward to see which folders belong to someone else, and WinZip 25 enables you to zip, unzip, encrypt, and decrypt files saved in shared folders.
NEW! Automatically save cloud files
WinZip has always made it easy to work in files stored in the cloud, but WinZip 25 takes it to a whole new level. WinZip 25 automatically saves your work on cloud-based files, ensuring you never lose important work.
NEW! Easy access to Background Tools
WinZip’s Background Tools keep your folders clean and organized – it’s like having an invisible army of technicians working on your computer. WinZip 25 gives you access to these powerful tools right from the WinZip Ribbon, and schedules background tasks to run simultaneously.
NEW! Seamless integration with Microsoft Teams
You can now share Zip files with your colleagues in Microsoft Teams through WinZip’s brand-new Microsoft Teams integration. Simply use WinZip’s Instant Messaging function to effortlessly share zip files to your chosen Microsoft Teams channel.
- Windows 10
- Windows 8
- Windows 7
- Internet Explorer 8 or later