WinZip grows its product line with a new Universal Windows App for Windows 10 devices; Also introduces new WinZip® 20.5 update for desktop customers

MANSFIELD, CONNECTICUT – May 4, 2016 — / – WinZip today introduces the all-new WinZip® Universal, bringing the power of WinZip’s renowned file sharing, file management and security to any Windows 10 PC, tablet or phone. With WinZip® Universal, it’s easy to take advantage of the power of the world’s #1 Zip utility from any Windows 10 device. The app is available now on the Windows Store.

Use WinZip Universal to safely handle large files on the go with an app that’s designed especially for your Windows 10 mobile device. Use drag and drop to open and create compressed files for easy sharing. Connect to your cloud accounts including OneDrive and send oversized files to contacts using email and social platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Protect what you share with military-grade encryption.

Complete with Cortana voice recognition, WinZip Universal gives you an exceptional Windows 10 experience on your PC, phone and tablet.

“WinZip started out as Windows users’ first choice for encryption and compression and now we’ve become the central hub for all your file management and sharing needs. Whether we’re supporting direct integration with OneDrive and Office 365 or building new file sharing platforms using Azure, we’re always looking for new ways to take advantage of the latest Windows technologies to help us drive WinZip product innovation and an amazing experience for our users,” said Bill Richard, VP of development, WinZip.

“WinZip has been developing applications that millions of users have relied on to be more productive over the years. With the new WinZip Universal, WinZip is expanding the rich file sharing and file management features it’s known for on the desktop to the full range of Windows 10 devices,” said Jason Hermitage, General Manager, Microsoft Canada.

As growing collections of digital content and files become harder to manage and increasingly vulnerable online, WinZip applications make it easy to take control of your files and protect your digital life.

WinZip Universal is available as a free trial and for a one year subscription on the Windows Store at:

Introducing WinZip® 20.5
WinZip also announces the new WinZip® 20.5, the latest update to its full powered Windows desktop apps. Available free to registered users of WinZip® 20, WinZip® 20 Pro and WinZip® 20 Enterprise, the new WinZip® 20.5 delivers more robust file management, a smoother sharing workflow, support for more social platforms, added security features, and more. For users looking for maximum file sharing and file management power, WinZip 20.5 Pro offers file previewing, File Backup, Scan and Share, and Snap and Share functionality.

Designed for Windows 10, WinZip 20.5 delivers dynamic and full-featured experiences on 2-in-1 devices including the Microsoft Surface.

To download the WinZip 20.5 update or a free trial, please visit

WinZip offers affordable and flexible volume licensing discounts and maintenance options for organizations of all sizes – from small businesses to large enterprise accounts. For more info about WinZip multi-user software licensing options and the new WinZip 20.5 Enterprise including support for SharePoint and Office 365 for Business, please visit or contact

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 manage and share 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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