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WinZip has released an update to its WinZip® for Android app that's been redesigned to make it easier than ever to manage, zip, protect and send files. Providing an all-new, simplified interface, WinZip for Android is available free and offers an optional in-app purchase to unlock even more powerful file compression and encryption features. The new WinZip for Android is available now on Google Play:

With the free WinZip for Android, easily create and email Zip files. Open and save compressed files, whether they're attached to an incoming email, downloaded from a web page or opened from an SD memory card. Take advantage of a new streamlined UI that makes it easier than ever to view, navigate and manage files on your device. When downloading new apps, WinZip makes it simple to unzip and install apps delivered as .zip files from Android app stores.

New features in WinZip for Android include:

  • New! Fully redesigned UI makes it easier to navigate, manage, zip and unzip files
  • New! Support for Zipx enables you to take advantage of best compression ratios - especially when compressing jpeg photos to save space on your device

With the optional in-app purchase, gain access to these extra features:

  • New! Unzip virtually any file with added support for Zipx (in addition to Zip, 7Z, and RAR)
  • New! Get extra security by password-protecting Zip and Zipx files with 128- or 256-bit AES encryption
  • New! Unzip encrypted Zipx files (in addition to Zip and 7Z)
  • Get immediate access to zip & email features for fast and easy file sharing

"With our updated WinZip for Android, we're offering a redesigned interface that makes it faster and easier to navigate, manage and send files on your phone or tablet. For our power users, the full version now enables you to secure your files with AES encryption, making it easy to protect your privacy when saving files to your device or sharing them with contacts by email," said Patrick Nichols, President of WinZip.

WinZip for Android is available free from Google Play, Amazon Android Store and the Samsung App Store. Additional file compression, encryption support and enhanced sharing features are available as an optional in-app purchase of $1.99 (US). Download it from Google Play:

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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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