If you are to ask the name of the World’s most popular file compression utility software, I bet many of us will reply, WinZip. This software is equally popular for both Windows and Mac platform. Now, this zip utility for file compression, file sharing, file encryption and data backup software is available for your favorite iOS devices as well. Needless to say, even this app also lacks the support for another popular compression file format *.rar just like it’s PC version. But you know the truth that many people or even organization still prefer WinRar as their standard file compression software. Of course you the option to use another open source file compression utility softwar 7-Zip which is also gaining huge popularity because of it’s robust features and support for a wide range of file format. Yes, 7-Zip supports both zip and rar file format.
For the very first time, WinZip Computing LLC has released WinZip app for iOS devices through iTunes. The best part of all, this app is absolutely Free even though the standard PC version would cost you $29.95.
Now, lets take a close look at the great features of this brand new app.
- Open Zip files and Zip attachments from email
- Browse and view Zip files, including multi-file attachments
- Open encrypted Zip files
- Copy the contents of Zip files to the clipboard
- View Zip file attachments from webmail (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc)
Zipped file types that can be previewed:
- .txt, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .rtf, .pdf, .key, .numbers, .pages, .htm, .htm, .jsp, .bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .tif, .tiff, .png, .gif
Oh yeah, this app supports iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch but it requires iOS 4.2 or above to be pre installed.
Sounds cool? Go ahead and give it a shot. Let us know how was it. You can download this app from here (iTunes Link).