WinZip(R) for iOS Now Works with iCloud Drive: Zip, Protect and Safely Share Files

Connects to iCloud Drive, Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive for Easy and Secure File Sharing

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WinZip® for iOS adds to its cloud storage integration with new iCloud Drive support, making it simpler than ever for iPhone and iPad users to navigate, zip, protect and safely share files - all through one powerful app. A free update for current paid users, the new WinZip for iOS is also available for purchase through the Apple App Store:

WinZip for iOS gives direct access to your files saved across iCloud Drive, Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive. WinZip compression makes it simple to Zip files and folders to create smaller attachments that are easier to send and enable you to maximize storage space across all your connected cloud accounts. Powerful banking-level encryption keeps private information safe from prying eyes by adding a second layer of protection to the files you save and share in the cloud.

With iCloud Drive integration, now it's easy to access and share files you've saved across all your Apple devices from directly within WinZip. Support for iCloud and AirDrop ensures that WinZip users can take advantage of their favorite Apple technologies when working on their iOS devices. The new WinZip for iOS is the ideal app to simplify file protection and sharing on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch:

  • Connect directly to your files on iCloud Drive (with iOS 8), Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive to zip, unzip and share files.
  • Zip your cloud storage files, unzip files to your accounts, and create and save .zip and .zipx files to your accounts. Send or copy links to your files in your cloud storage accounts.
  • Copy files from your cloud storage accounts and save them on your device.
  • Open and save email attachments to your connected cloud storage accounts or a My Documents folder on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Protect your files before you save and share with 128- or 256-bit AES encryption.
  • Choose .zip or .zipx to compress and email large files, photos and videos with ease.
  • Easily view all images in a Zip file. Browse your Photo Album and multi-select, zip and share photo collections.
  • Unzip major compressed file types, including .zip, .zipx, .rar and .7z with just a tap.
  • Share photos in your Zip files to Facebook and Twitter.
  • Unzip and view most common file types including: .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .pages (including new iWork 13), .numbers (including new iWork 13), .key, .rtf, .pdf, .jpg, .png, .bmp, .gif, .tif, and more.

"While iPhones and iPads are becoming many people's primary devices, we all know that accessing, opening and safely sharing files can still be a challenge. With the new WinZip for iOS, we're helping you stay productive by connecting to your cloud files across accounts, protecting your privacy, and making it easy to share - all from one app," said Patrick Nichols, president of WinZip.

WinZip for iOS is available now in English and French for $4.99 (USD)/$5.79 (CAD)/$6.49 (AUD)/£3.99/EUR4.99. Download it today from the App Store:

WinZip has also introduced an update to the free version of WinZip for iOS that enables users to quickly open and view Zip files and common formats. The free WinZip app is also available on the App Store:

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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 for iOS connects directly to your files saved on iCloud Drive, Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive. With new iCloud Drive support, WinZip for iOS makes it easy to navigate, zip, protect and safely share files - all through one powerful app.