Zip, Protect and Share Anywhere with WinZip® for Windows 8

Available on the Windows 8 Store, WinZip Brings Powerful File-Sharing Capabilities to Windows 8 Devices

Maidenhead, UK – Thursday 15 November, 2012 – WinZip Computing, a Corel company, introduces WinZip® for Windows 8, the first full-featured file utility application to deliver fast and secure file sharing on your Windows 8 device. Zip and encrypt files for safer, easier sending and unzip any .zip and .zipx file. With a modern touch-friendly design, WinZip makes it easy to manage and share files on Windows 8 tablets and PCs.

WinZip for Windows 8: the power to zip, protect and share files at your fingertips.

  • File compression tools on the go: WinZip for Windows 8 opens .zip and .zipx files and makes it simple to zip files and entire folders for faster sharing.
  • Keep information secure: Password-protect files you store and share with strong 128- or 256-bit AES encryption.
  • Share any file format to Facebook: With the integrated ZipShare™ service, share any file format and even entire folders to Facebook, making it easy to offer a wider selection of content to your friends and connections.
  • Send large files with ZipSend: WinZip makes it easy to send large files or entire folders quickly and securely with integrated access to the ZipSend™ file delivery service. Send up to 50MB with a free ZipSend Lite account or up to 2GB with a ZipSend Pro account.
  • Modern Windows 8 interface design: Save time with WinZip’s all-new and easy-to-use interface with touch-friendly features.
  • Easy sharing with the Windows 8 Share charm: Support for the Windows 8 Share charm makes it effortless to deliver zipped files through email, social media or other apps.

“In our ever-connected world, WinZip for Windows 8 makes it easy to open, protect and share files, wherever you are,” said Patrick Nichols, President of WinZip. “The most powerful application to join our mobile product lineup, WinZip for Windows 8 gives you the WinZip capabilities you trust, delivered through the simplicity of an all-new modern design.”

WinZip for Windows 8 is the latest addition to the WinZip product line which includes applications for all leading platforms including Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android, along with the ZipSend and ZipShare online services.

WinZip for Windows 8 Now Available on the Windows Store

WinZip for Windows 8 is available for download from the Windows Store. For more information, please visit

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Screenshots of WinZip for Windows 8 can be downloaded from the Corel Newsroom.

About WinZip Computing

Since its introduction in 1991, WinZip has been recognized as the leading provider of file compression technology. WinZip Computing, a Corel company, offers WinZip®, the world's most popular Zip utility, and other innovations including the ZipShare™ social media sharing service, the ZipSend™ file delivery service, WinZip apps for iOS and Android, and WinZip® Mac Edition. For more information about WinZip, please visit

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