WinZip Mac 5: Streamlined File Sharing and File Protection Over the Cloud and Email

Work faster than ever while sharing files and protecting personal information on your Mac

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WinZip today introduces its latest file sharing application, WinZip® Mac 5. Combining effortless cloud sharing with powerful compression and encryption, WinZip Mac 5 makes it easy and safe to share large files, photos and more over email, cloud storage and social media. Zip your files to send faster emails and maximize cloud storage space. Keep your files safe with strong 128- or 256-bit AES encryption and password protection. Connect directly to iCloud Drive, ZipShare®, Dropbox and Google Drive right from WinZip. Offering powerful file security and a legendary Zip engine, WinZip is available at

With an enhanced interface designed for Retina displays, the new WinZip Mac 5 boosts productivity by making it even easier to accomplish all your file sharing tasks:

  • New! Easily share links to files in the cloud: WinZip Mac 5 automatically generates a link when you upload your zip file to a cloud service that can be easily pasted into other apps, such as Skype, for quick sharing.
  • New! Apply to all files in your Zip: Encrypt files and/or resize images in a Zip file without having to manually unzip and then zip them back up.
  • New! Resize images with more resize options: Resize images any time you create a Zip file, not just when emailing. Now choose from two additional options for resizing images: X-Large (1920 x 1536) and XX-Large (2880 x 2304).
  • New! Actions pane: Easily access frequently used features, including encryption, image resizing, link sharing and zip actions, on this new context-sensitive pane. Show or hide the Actions pane as needed with the new toolbar button.
  • New! Quick Action button: Use this menu on the Zip pane selection bar for fast access to many actions, including Unzip, Rename, Delete, Get Info and Quick Look.
  • Enhanced! Overall workflow: Enjoy a streamlined workflow with many new improvements. WinZip Mac 5 now preserves the View type when you save; gives easier access to Default Save and Last Access locations; makes it easier to work with passwords; gives you deeper control over how you apply encryption to the files in your Zip; and more.

"Whether you're using your MacBook, iPhone or iPad, WinZip apps are the ideal choice for protecting and sharing files from all your Apple devices," said Bill Richard, VP of Development for WinZip. "As our growing collections of files seem to become more vulnerable every day, WinZip is giving you the security you need to keep your information safe."

WinZip Mac 5 integrates with the Mac OS X Quick Look tool, enabling you to browse the contents of a Zip file before it is unzipped. With support for Zip, Zipx, RAR, LHA, 7Z, JAR, and WAR formats, WinZip makes it easy to open any compressed file you receive, no matter which platform it was created on. With apps for Mac, iPad and iPhone, WinZip makes it safe and easy to share files on your favorite Apple devices.


Designed to be compatible with Mac OS X 10.8 and higher including El Capitan, WinZip Mac 5 is available now in English for $29.95 (US) / $34.95 (CAD) / £25.95 / EUR29.95 direct from WinZip at UK and Euro pricing is inclusive of VAT. For other regional pricing, please check local sites.

For a free trial of WinZip Mac 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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New features in WinZip Mac 5 makes it faster and easier than ever to manage, protect and share files across the cloud, email and social media. Connect directly to iCloud Drive, ZipShare, Google Drive or Dropbox for easy file sharing. WinZip automatically creates a link when you upload your zip file to a cloud service that can be easily pasted into other apps, such as Skype. WinZip Mac 5 supports iCloud Drive, offers an enhanced UI designed for Retina displays and integrates with OS X features like the Quick Look tool. With apps for Mac, iPad and iPhone, WinZip makes it safe to share files from your favorite Apple devices.