Free to WinZip® 19 customers, new update enhances cloud file sharing, delivers a more responsive and visual UI, and now includes the power of WinZip Express built in

MANSFIELD, CONNECTICUT – May 7, 2015 — / — WinZip today introduces WinZip® 19.5, the latest version of its file-sharing app that now offers a streamlined sharing experience, a more visual and intelligent interface, and the added power of WinZip Express at no extra charge. WinZip 19.5 is available as a free update to registered WinZip 19 customers and can also be purchased directly at

“With this latest release, we’re continuing to evolve WinZip as your single solution for file management, privacy protection and easy sharing. WinZip 19.5 helps make users more productive across some of the most common tasks they do every day, whether it’s locating and saving files, adding powerful encryption to keep information safe in the cloud, or sending large files with just a few clicks,” said Bill Richard, VP of Development for WinZip.

It’s easier than ever to send files, right from within WinZip:

  • SmartShare: Select a file from your computer, cloud service or a zip, then choose a destination-social media, instant messaging (IM) or email. WinZip now lets you share your files zipped or unzipped through your favorite services.
  • Share via Clipboard: In addition to the social media and IM applications supported directly within WinZip, users can now share large files with virtually any app. WinZip automatically uploads your files to the cloud, creates Cloud Links and places them on the clipboard for quick pasting into Facebook IM, Skype messages, documents and other applications.

Boost productivity with an intelligent and more visual UI:

  • View thumbnails: Use the new Icon view to see the contents of zip files as thumbnails for easy browsing.
  • Auto-hide scroll bars: Maximizing your display space on devices, scroll bars now disappear when not needed.
  • Slide-in Action Pane: Access sharing and conversion options when you need them.
  • Move files: Free up space by moving a file into a zip without leaving a copy on your system.

WinZip 19.5 includes WinZip Express at no extra charge, giving access to popular WinZip features when working in other applications:

  • WinZip Express for Explorer, Office and Photos are now directly built into WinZip 19.5. WinZip Express for Outlook is also available as a free download.

Updates to WinZip 19.5 Pro and WinZip 19.5 Enterprise
Customers using WinZip 19.5 Pro can also take advantage of the new ability to share files directly from the Viewer to social media; and a streamlined experience when creating and editing automatic backup jobs. The new WinZip 19.5 Enterprise also offers enhanced support for virtual drive formats including VMWare files and VHD files saved with NTFS compressed files.

About WinZip 19.5
Building on its strengths in file compression and encryption, WinZip 19.5 makes it simple to manage files, protect privacy and simplify file sharing. WinZip 19.5 integrates directly with leading cloud storage, social media and IM services including: Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, MediaFire, SugarSync, CloudMe, Twitter, Facebook, Google Talk/Google+ Hangouts, Yahoo! Messenger and Jabber.

WinZip 19.5 is the industry’s leading application to create and unzip Zip and Zipx files and open compressed files including Zip, Zipx, RAR, 7Z and more.

A free update to registered WinZip 19 customers, WinZip 19.5 is also available at the suggested retail price (SRP) of $29.95 (US/CAD), £25.95 and EUR29.95; WinZip 19.5 Pro is available now at the SRP of $49.95 (US/CAD), £42.95 and EUR49.95. Multi-user discounts are available.

For a free trial of WinZip 19.5, please visit

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About WinZip
WinZip is trusted by millions of businesses and consumers to boost productivity, simplify file sharing and keep information private. The world’s number one compression and encryption software, WinZip offers apps for all of today’s most popular platforms and devices, giving users a better way to exchange files in the cloud, email and social media. WinZip’s product line also includes powerful utilities to improve system performance and help keep PCs secure. WinZip is part of the Corel family of companies. For more information about WinZip, please visit

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WinZip PR

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