MANSFIELD, CONNECTICUT--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2012) - WinZip Computing, a Corel Company, today announced its new free mobile app, WinZip® for iOS. Now the world's #1 zip utility is available for iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch®, making it easy for users to browse and open zipped files on the go.

The new WinZip for iOS makes it simple to view, navigate and open the contents of any Zip file, whether it's attached to an incoming email or downloaded from a web page.

  • Tap once on the Zip file to see what it contains. Tap again to open and browse individual files on the spot, even without the associated apps installed on your device.

  • Copy unzipped content to the clipboard to easily paste information into an email or another application.

  • Open encrypted Zip files to review sensitive material safely while on the go.

WinZip for iOS offers built-in browsing and support for the following formats:

  • Word documents (.doc, .docx)
  • Excel® spreadsheets (.xls, .xlsx)
  • PowerPoint® presentations (.ppt, .pptx)
  • PDF files (.pdf)
  • Photos and images (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, .bmp, .gif, .tif, .tiff)
  • Text files (.txt)
  • Rich Text Format (.rtf)
  • Keynote® (.key)
  • Numbers (.numbers)
  • Web files (.htm, .html, .jsp)
  • Pages® (.pages)

"WinZip has built a large and loyal following by making it easy for users to handle zip files and any compressed file format that comes their way," said Patrick Nichols, President of WinZip. "As we all spend more time with our mobile devices, the new WinZip iOS app lets you work with zip files wherever you are."


Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch running iOS 4.2 or higher, WinZip for iOS is available as a free English app in selected Apple App Stores worldwide:

About WinZip Computing

Since its introduction in 1991, WinZip Computing has been recognized as the world's leading provider of file compression technology. Acquired by Corel Corporation in 2006, WinZip Computing offers the world's most popular Zip utility, WinZip®. Among other important innovations, WinZip is also proud to offer WinZip® Mac® Edition, the ZipShare™ Facebook® service, and the ZipSend™ file delivery service.

Copyright © 2012 WinZip Computing SL. All Rights Reserved. Corel, WinZip, ZipShare and ZipSend are trademarks or registered trademarks of Corel Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. All other product names and any registered and unregistered trademarks mentioned are used for identification purposes only and remain the exclusive property of their respective owners.

Contact Information:

WinZip Computing
Tom Vaughan