An official WinZip app comes to Windows 10’s Microsoft Store

Brad Stephenson

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WinZip Computing has released an official app for the Microsoft Store app store appropriately titled, WinZip Microsoft Store Edition.

WinZip Microsoft Store Edition supports up to 26 compressed file formats such as .zip and .rar and can also connect to cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, and Microsoft’s OneDrive. A monthly subscription is required to use WinZip Microsoft Store Edition but all users are provided with a one-month free trial.

Here’s the official app description:

With a 1-month free trial you get to experience the full power of WinZip and the annual subscription gets you all the latest updates for a whole year. Along with more capacity, more sharing options and more ease of use than ever, WinZip has the muscle you need to handle large files. Easily open 26 compressed file formats, including .Zip, .ZipX, 7z, RAR, and many more, and then save them to the .Zip or .ZipX file format. WinZip connects you to all the major cloud providers like Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, OneDrive, and European CloudMe without having to install any other apps. WinZip connects you to social media and instant messaging services too, so you can share files on Facebook, twitter, and more.

Not only that, protect before you share with passwords and military-grade encryption. You can also compress your JPGs and MP3s files 15-20% more, with the exclusive .ZipX compression format. With the world’s #1 Zip utility at your fingertips, and deep integration with your social media accounts and cloud drives, WinZip makes it easy to securely share files from anywhere. Experience how easy it is to distribute large files or entire folders through email, as well as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, thanks to its direct connection to ZipShare file sharing services. And, with a modern touch-friendly design, WinZip makes sending large files effortless. With over a billion downloads to date, WinZip is the solution you can count on to zip, unzip, protect, store, and share your important files with ease.

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