WINZIP IMPROVES FILE DISTRIBUTION SOFTWARE.WinZip Computing has significantly improved the effectiveness of its file distribution solution with the release of WinZip Self-Extractor 3.0.
This latest version of WinZip Self-Extractor supports the same improved compression technology (PPMd) and advanced encryption (AES with 128- and 256-bit keys) found in WinZip 10.0 and WinZip 10.0 Pro. This allows users to create self-extracting Zip files that are smaller and offers the ability to distribute encrypted information. WinZip Computing broadens the feature set of WinZip Self-Extractor further by adding support for enhanced deflate compression deflate compression - deflate and high-resolution (XP-style) icons.
A self-extracting Zip file is an executable file See executable code. (.exe) that contains a Zip file and can extract (unzip To decompress a file in the .ZIP file format. See Zip file.
1. (tool, compression) unzip - To extract files from an archive created with PKWare's PKZIP archiver.
2. ) its contents automatically. Users can run a self-extracting Zip file the same way they run any other program: simply double click on the .exe file (EXEcutable file) Pronounced "ex-ee file." The name given to a program in machine language that is ready to run in DOS, Windows, OS/2 and VMS. The name comes from the .EXE extension at the end of the program name; for example: XYZ.EXE. . This makes self-extracting Zip files ideal for electronic file distribution.
In the business world, WinZip Self-Extractor 3.0 is a straightforward and cost effective method for distributing programs, drivers and data, without confusing instructions for the end user. For personal use, WinZip Self-Extractor 3.0 offers an uncomplicated approach to making Zip files available on a website, CD or DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. , where friends and family can access the contents without a separate Zip utility.
About Corel Corporation (company) Corel Corporation - A software publisher best known for the CorelDraw application. Founded in June 1985 by Dr. Michael Cowpland, Corel Corporation was originally a systems integration company.
Corel is a global packaged software See software package. company with an estimated installed base of over 20 million users. The company provides high quality, affordable and easy-to-use productivity, graphics and digital imaging software and enjoys a favorable market position among value-conscious consumers and small businesses. Its products are sold in over 75 countries through a scalable distribution platform comprised of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Corel's domestic and international websites, and a global network of resellers and retailers. The company's product portfolio features well- established, globally recognized brands including CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Corel WordPerfect Office, Corel Paint Shop Pro Paint Shop Pro (PSP) is a bitmap graphics editor and vector graphics editor for computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system that was originally published by Minneapolis-based Jasc Software. , and Corel Painter.
About WinZip Computing
Founded in 1991, WinZip Computing is located in Mansfield CT and was recently acquired by Corel Corporation. WinZip Computing offers the world's most popular Zip utility for Windows, WinZip, along with WinZip Self-Extractor and WinZip Companion for Outlook.
WinZip can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.winzip.com/
For more information, call 617/539-9984.