WinZip Pro is the perfect solution if you are looking for a backup software and also need a great file compression tool. In fact, the program is more than that, you can use it as a replacement for Windows File Manager thanks to the beautiful interface, which has tabs to browse multiple folders at the same time. Using this, you can manage folders, files, and also use the application as an image viewer, which can be used to preview pictures directly in the WinZip Pro GUI.
This file manager interface can be used to create archives, and you have multiple ways to do so. You can drag and drop files on to the UI, or use the right-click context menu to add files to the archive. You can encrypt archives using AES 128/256 bit. FIPS encryption for extra security. Besides opening archives in the popular formats such as: Zip, RAR, 7z, BZ2, ISO, IMG, LHA,etc, and extract the files from them, or save the other archive types in to the more common ZIP formats.
WinZip Pro can be used to view DOCX, PPTX, XLSC, ODT, ODS, EPUB, and other documents, and can also be used as a photo viewer. You can also convert pictures to different image formats. The application also has a PDF conversion tool which can be used to convert documents into read-only PDFs.
If you wish to send the archive to someone, you can use WinZip Pro’s built-in sharing options to directly share the archives to cloud services like Box, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, CloudMe, SugarSync, MediaFire, email services, email clients, and even to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc . Even if your contact does not have WinZip Pro, you can still create self-extracting archives, which will be in the EXE format, to send it to them.
WinZip Pro can be used to backup your computer’s data. There are many predefined backup tasks, which you can select, the pictures, documents, and other system folders to quickly create jobs. You can schedule automatic backups, configure the task by selecting which files and folders which have to be saved. You can save the backup to the cloud, or to local drives, or on to CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, etc.