WinZip for iOS 3.5 adds Google Drive and OneDrive support, makes zip file management easier
June 30, 2014 – 16:02 | Comments Off on WinZip for iOS 3.5 adds Google Drive and OneDrive support, makes zip file management easier
WinZip for iOS 3.5 adds Google Drive and OneDrive support, makes zip file management easier

WinZip has released WinZip for iOS 3.5, a major update to its iOS app for managing zip files on an iPhone or iPad. The latest version of the app, which is heavily discounted to just …

B1 Free Archiver is a friendly cross-platform archive manager
June 14, 2014 – 15:45 | Comments Off on B1 Free Archiver is a friendly cross-platform archive manager
B1 Free Archiver is a friendly cross-platform archive manager

Everyone needs a good archive manager, and you’ve probably chosen one already. We’re fans of 7-Zip: the current release may be three years old, but it still performs very well.
There is some competition around, though, …

WinRAR 5.10 extends BZIP2, LZMA, PPMd support
June 11, 2014 – 12:41 | Comments Off on WinRAR 5.10 extends BZIP2, LZMA, PPMd support
WinRAR 5.10 extends BZIP2, LZMA, PPMd support

RARLab has updated its archive manager WinRAR to version 5.10 with a small selection of improvements and new features.
Top of the list must be the extraction support for ZIP and ZIPX archives using BZIP2, LZMA …

Compress your JPEGs by up to 20% with wxPackJPG
April 20, 2014 – 06:44 | Comments Off on Compress your JPEGs by up to 20% with wxPackJPG
Compress your JPEGs by up to 20% with wxPackJPG

JPEG compression is amazingly efficient, but while this is normally good news, it’s a little disappointing when you’re archiving. Store your JPEG library in a zip file and you’ll barely cut their size at all.
Choose …

Peazip 5.3 introduces File Manager improvements, updates archiving tools
April 14, 2014 – 11:11 | Comments Off on Peazip 5.3 introduces File Manager improvements, updates archiving tools
Peazip 5.3 introduces File Manager improvements, updates archiving tools

PeaZip srl has released PeaZip 5.3, the latest version of its open-source, cross-platform archiving tool for Windows and Linux users. The archiver supports over 178 file extensions, and is also available for Windows users in …

WinZip 18 extends cloud support, introduces Express Add-Ons
October 30, 2013 – 20:17 | Comments Off on WinZip 18 extends cloud support, introduces Express Add-Ons
WinZip 18 extends cloud support, introduces Express Add-Ons

22 years old and still going strong, veteran archiving tool WinZip has today been updated to version 18. And this time, it’s mostly about the cloud.
This starts with support for more services; you can now …

Peazip 5.1 simplifies scheduled archiving, improves bookmarks
September 2, 2013 – 11:33 | Comments Off on Peazip 5.1 simplifies scheduled archiving, improves bookmarks
Peazip 5.1 simplifies scheduled archiving, improves bookmarks

Cross-platform open-source archiving tool PeaZip 5.1 has been released. Also available as a standalone 64-bit build and in portable format for Windows users, version 5.1 adds a new Schedule tab in machines running Windows Vista …

PeaZip 5.0 extends file type support, cleans up interface
June 23, 2013 – 20:55 | 2 Comments
PeaZip 5.0 extends file type support, cleans up interface

Giorgio Tani has revealed PeaZip 5.0, the latest version of his popular and powerful file archive tool, which he says “brings a major code and design cleanup”.
In practical terms this means a stack of interface …

WinRAR 5.0 Beta 1 available for download
April 29, 2013 – 13:30 | Comments Off on WinRAR 5.0 Beta 1 available for download
WinRAR 5.0 Beta 1 available for download

The first public beta of WinRAR 5.0 is now available. And it’s an interesting release with quite a few new features, although most are based around the addition of a new archiving format – RAR …

Update: WinZip for Windows 8 app (not) free
February 8, 2013 – 13:48 | Comments Off on Update: WinZip for Windows 8 app (not) free
Update: WinZip for Windows 8 app (not) free

 
Yesterday it appeared that WinZip for Windows 8 app was now available for free. Which would have represented a fairly swift change of direction, as it’s not even three months since the app first appeared …

Remotely extract files from online archives with re7zip
October 17, 2012 – 06:57 | Comments Off on Remotely extract files from online archives with re7zip
Remotely extract files from online archives with re7zip

Although ISO files are a very convenient way to distribute software, then can often be very large, perhaps gigabytes in size. And if you only need maybe one or two files from the image, having …