WinZip, the popular file compression and management utility for desktops, has finally made its way to the iOS. An official WinZip app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad has just been released by WinZip Computing LLC which can now be downloaded for free from the App Store. The universal app is optimized for both iPhone and iPad with an easy-to-use interface for quickly opening and managing compressed zip files.
Here is the official iTunes description:
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.
With WinZip, a zip file management application for iPhone and iPad you can:
- – 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