WinZip 17 Review | Features

Are you looking to buy a top file-compressing product, here it is; the all-new Winzip 17 released in 2013. Go through this article and get to know about the product,its price, features, cons, system requirements and review.

WinZip is being used since the early 1990's and we see it is now installed on most of the systems throughout the world. WinZip is a software for providing a way of saving data and information in a compressed manner. By this, you can have a quick access and easy transfer of data and info. You can create Zip formats from WinZip.

WinZip 17 review

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So, WinZip is one among the known brands in file-compressing software and it holds a very good reason for it. It is an easy-to-use, post-modern product which is developing and improving day by day. The software is featured with some awesome tools.

After all, WinZip is a popular software; it covers a vast range of versions starting from oldest to newest. The newest version of WinZip is 'WinZip 17'. It is most featured and versatile product version of WinZip and costs around $29.95 online.

Pros of WinZip 17

There are many Pros of WinZip 17, as being the WinZip's top version. Some top Pros of WinZip 17 are pointed below.

1. The version of WinZip lets you to share your data/information to the social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn etc.

2. It also allows you to share and connect directly to the services (file-sharing) like SkyDrive, Box and Google Drive etc.

3. It provides vast range of features and many extracting formats/extensions.

4. It zips and unzips any file format with a quick access (instant access).

5. It prevents your file from any damage with its all-new AES encryption.

6. You can send large amount of Zipped files through e-mail.

Cons of WinZip 17

While there are Pros, Cons lie behind. The all-new WinZip can compress files in only six formats; Zip, BZ2, ZipX, PPMD, LZMA and WavPack. Yet this is not much of the drawback of this product as the formats which it compresses are the top ranked ones among which ZipX is the newest version among the formats having the capability to create smaller files with some high-tech and advanced compression algorithms. WinZip 17 doesn't compress the files into TAR, 7Z, CAB, RAR, or LHA/LZH formats. And another drawback/con of WinZip 17 is that it doesn't offer any telephone support.

Overview of WinZip 17's featured tools and System requirements

Featured tools
The top featured tools of this product include 'Compress common file formats', 'Access from Windows Explorer', 'Password protection', 'Create self-extracting Archives', 'Drag and Drop', 'Multi-volume Archives', 'Shows individual compression ratio', 'Repair damaged Archives' and very much more.

System requirements
WinZip 17 performs excellent when it is installed in the systems preloaded with

• Microsoft Windows XP

• Microsoft Windows Vista

• Microsoft Windows 7

• Microsoft Windows 8

• Mac OS


After having a glance on above written review, I think that WinZip surely has done something which will enlighten its popularity in market as well as among users. And with the introduction of the latest format 'ZipX', this product has proved best among all the WinZip versions. It can meet all the necessities of any user and is quite best for compressing and zipping files and to share them straight in the social and cloud-based networks.

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