what is use of winzip software?

7 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Its like a suitcase to bundle up and pack things.

    Compression is done when u zip the file

    this leads to the reduction in the size of the file.

  • 1 decade ago

    The use of Zip files is to compress data and therefore save time and space and make downloading software and transferring e-mail attachments faster. Typical uses for Zip files include:

    Distributing files on the Internet: Only one download is required to obtain all related files, and file transfer is quicker because the archived files are compressed.

    Sending a group of related files to an associate: When you distribute a collection of files as a single Zip file, you benefit from the file grouping as well as compression.

    Saving disk space: If you have large files that are important but seldom used, such as large data files, simply compress the files into a Zip file and then unzip (or "extract") them only when needed.



  • 1 decade ago

    Winzip is a compression software.

    When you want to send a large file, you run it through winzip which extracts all extraneous words in the file and reduces it to a manageable size. you can then send the file in its compressed state much more expediciously.

    The person on the other end can then run the file thru his copy of winzip and unzip the file and have it back in its original form.

    Source(s): personal experience.
  • 1 decade ago

    Its a file compression software, same like winrar. It allows you to compress big files to make it easy to copy on a portable disk or free space.

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  • 1 decade ago

    to compress many files into a zip file, and send it as one file to someone so they can "unzip" it, the file will be a bit smaller then sending all the files at once sense its compressed

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago


    You can download WinZip for free here http://j.mp/1p6Prde

    Besides the classic ZIP format, WinZip is able to open many others extension (RAR, BZ2, CAB, LHA, 7Z, IMG, ISO)

    Cheers ;)

  • 1 decade ago

    Compress your files.Reduce the size of the file

    Thank you

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