WinZip iPhone App Review

WinZip, the leader of file compression for over 20 years and the creators of WinZip the world’s #1 zip utility for file compression, file sharing, file encryption and data backup launched an official iOS application. Compressed files are available from early days of computer generations. Major operating systems like Windows, Mac, Linux have native support forĀ  compression and decompression of files and folders. But handling compressed files on iOS is not so easy task.

To view, edit, encrypt and share compressed files on iOS devices, WinZip launched an app. This app will give you full access to compressed files on the go. To use this app you have to first download and install WinZip on your iPhone or iPad. After installation, an icon will appear on your springboard which guide you about the use of this application.

WinZip Application Features:

– Open Zip/RAR files and Zip/RAR attachments from email
– Browse and view Zip files, including multi-file attachments
– Open encrypted Zip files (Notes: Advanced encryption methods like AES are not supported yet)
– Use other iOS app to open files which have been extracted with WinZip
– 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:

– Word documents (.doc, .docx)
– Excel spreadsheets (.xls, .xlsx)
– PowerPoint presentations (.ppt, .pptx)
– PDF files (.pdf)
– Photos and images (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, .bmp, .gif, .tif, .tiff)
– Text files (.txt, .ini, .inf, .bat, .js, .log, .xml, .css, .java, .cs, .h, .m, .cpp, .c, .sql)
– Rich Text Format (.rtf)
– Keynote (.key)
– Numbers (.numbers)
– Web files (.htm, .html, .jsp, .asp)
– Pages (.pages)

WinZip is an easy-to-use interface for quickly opening and viewing compressed Zip files on your iPhone and iPad.

WinZip App Deep Details:

User Base: 1 million+ users worldwide
File Size: 1 MB for iOS
Prices: Free
User Ratings: 4+ average user rating
Download Links: for iOS

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