The Font Unzipper
WinZip is an absolute file
compression and decompression utility. Supports long file names and includes
a smart interface for viewing, running, moving, extracting, adding, deleting,
and testing files in archives.
Main Features. WinZip features
built-in support for popular Internet file formats, including TAR, gzip,
Unix compress, UUencode, BinHex, and MIME. ARJ, LZH, and ARC files are
supported via external programs. WinZip even interfaces to most virus scanners.
It's the champion of file compression utilities.
The WinZip Wizard. This optional
feature uses the standard and familiar "wizard" interface to simplify the
process of unzipping and installing software distributed in Zip files.
The WinZip Wizard is not targeted at experienced users, but is ideal for
the rapidly growing number of PC users getting started with Zip files.
When these users gain confidence or want to use more advanced zipping features,
the WinZip Classic interface is just a click away.
Windows 95 Like. WinZip includes
long filename support and tight integration with the Windows 95 shell.
Drag and drop to or from the Explorer, or ZIP and UNZIP without leaving
the Explorer. You can even drop files on a printer to start printing. It's
as easy as that.
Favorite Zip Folders. This feature
organizes downloads and all other Zip files into one convenient list that
is sorted by date, making it easier to locate all Zip files, regardless
of where they came from or where they're stored.
Web Browser Support. WinZip
has an optional free downloadable add-on that lets you download and open
Zip files from the Internet with one click via Microsoft's Internet Explorer
or Netscape Navigator. WinZip also includes a built-in support for popular
Internet file formats (TAR, gzip, Unix compress UUencode, BinHex, and MIME),
so you can use WinZip to access almost all the files you download from
Installation Tools. The Install/Try/Uninstall
feature makes it easy to install and uninstall software distributed in
Zip files. WinZip will run the installation program in an archive, give
you a chance to try the program, and optionally offer to restore your system
to its original state. The uninstall step can selectively remove files,
icons, or program groups created by an install program, and can restore
any altered INI files. You have complete control over the uninstall process,
and no changes are made without approval.
Anti-Virus Support. WinZip supports
most virus scanners, including McAfee's VirusScan and Norton AntiVirus,
so you can easily test your downloads for viruses. There is a full context
sensitive help is available.