Click here to close now.

SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Carmen Gonzalez, PagerDuty Blog, Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, XebiaLabs Blog

News Feed Item

WinZip(R) 18.5 Now Supports New ZipShare(R), Instant Messaging and MediaFire: Send Large Files and Protect Privacy in the Cloud

Full ZipShare.com file-sharing and cloud management web service officially launches

MANSFIELD, CONNECTICUT -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- Editors note: There are four photos associated with this press release.

WinZip today announces three new additions to its file-sharing product lineup - WinZip® 18.5, WinZip® Express Add-On for Office, and the officially launched ZipShare® (www.zipshare.com). Using the power of WinZip to unzip files, create zip files, and encrypt your private information, now it's easier than ever to share files while adding an extra level of security to your cloud storage accounts.

Introducing WinZip 18.5

Available as a free upgrade to registered WinZip 18 users, WinZip 18.5 offers the industry's most comprehensive file sharing application with new support for instant messaging, direct integration with the ZipShare online file sharing service, and enhanced cloud features.


--  Send Zip files by Instant Messaging: The first compression application
    with direct support for instant messaging, WinZip 18.5 offers even more
    sharing options with new Facebook Messaging, Google Talk/Google+
    Hangouts, Yahoo! Messenger, and Jabber integration.

--  Direct access to the new ZipShare: Making it simple to share large
    files, WinZip 18.5 now works directly with the newly launched ZipShare
    file-sharing service.

--  Improved cloud file sharing with MediaFire integration: WinZip 18.5
    offers support for leading cloud storage services including Box,
    OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, SugarSync, CloudMe and now MediaFire.
    Extended cloud features make it simple to manage files and folders on
    your cloud services.

--  Updated interface: Now with all your local, cloud and FTP files in a
    single view, it's never been simpler to access, work with, and share any
    of your files, no matter where they're saved. With a new streamlined
    interface, WinZip 18.5 makes it easy to get organized and save precious
    time.

--  New! WinZip 18.5 Pro now includes Job Wizard update: Now you can send
    notifications by social media and instant messaging when automated jobs
    are complete.

--  WinZip Express Add-On for Office: Available as an additional purchase,
    the new WinZip Express Add-On for Office gives you access to WinZip
    features for zipping, encrypting and sharing without having to leave
    Office.

Full ZipShare File Sharing Service Now Officially Available

Introduced as a public beta earlier this year, the full ZipShare file-sharing web service is now available. Connect to your cloud accounts including Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, HighTail, OneDrive, SugarSync and CloudMe to easily protect, send and manage files. Take advantage of WinZip's trusted Zip compression to convert files into smaller packages that are easier to send, saving time and space. ZipShare is compatible with virtually any connected device, making it easy to access and send your files from anywhere.

With a ZipShare Pro account, access a full cloud-storage command center. Move files and folders between accounts, maximize storage space, track email file deliveries, protect your privacy with AES encryption, and more - all from one web app. With a ZipShare Pro account, share files up to 2GB in size and take advantage of all the cloud storage available across all your accounts.

Sign up for a free ZipShare account and start sharing files today at www.zipshare.com.

"WinZip is once again building on the power of our renowned zip and encryption technology to give you powerful new options for sending files and keeping your information safe in the cloud," said Patrick Nichols, President of WinZip. "With the newly launched ZipShare, users can access the full power of WinZip from the convenience of any device. On the desktop, the new WinZip 18.5 offers new sharing and cloud management features, making it the essential app for all your file sharing needs."

WinZip 18.5 Availability

WinZip 18.5 is now available in English as a free update to WinZip 18 customers. WinZip 18.5 is available at the suggested retail price (SRP) of $29.99 (US/CAD), GBP 25.95 and $39.95 (AUD); WinZip 18.5 Pro is available now at the SRP of $49.95 (US/CAD), GBP 42.95 and $59.95 (AUD). Multi-user discounts are available. WinZip Express Add-On for Office can be purchased for $9.95 (US/CAD/AU) and GBP 5.95.

For a free trial of WinZip 18.5, please visit www.winzip.com.

The multi-lingual version of WinZip 18.5 and WinZip 18.5 Enterprise Edition are coming in late May 2014.

Join the Conversation

Connect with WinZip on Facebook at www.facebook.com/winzip. Follow our Twitter updates @WinZipComputing.

About WinZip

WinZip is trusted by millions of businesses and consumers to boost productivity, simplify file sharing and keep information private. The world's number one compression and encryption software, WinZip offers apps for all of today's most popular platforms and devices, giving users a better way to exchange files in the cloud, email and social media. WinZip's product line also includes powerful utilities to improve system performance and help keep PCs secure. WinZip is part of the Corel family of companies. For more information about WinZip, please visit www.winzip.com.

Copyright © 2014 VAPC (Lux) S.a.r.L. All Rights Reserved. WinZip, the WinZip logo and ZipShare are trademarks or registered trademarks of VAPC (Lux) S.a.r.L. All other product names and any registered and unregistered trademarks mentioned are used for identification purposes only and remain the exclusive property of their respective owners.

To view the photos associated with this press release, please visit the following links:

www.marketwire.com/library/20140512-winzipbox800.jpg

www.marketwire.com/library/20140512-winzipcloudstorage800.jpg

www.marketwire.com/library/20140512-winzipim800.jpg

www.marketwire.com/library/20140512-winzipexpress800.jpg

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that the DevOps Institute has been named “Association Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. The DevOps Institute provides enterprise level training and certification. Working with thought leaders from the DevOps community, the IT Service Management field and the IT training market, the DevOps Institute is setting the standard in quality for DevOps education and training.
Plutora provides enterprise release management and test environment SaaS solutions to clients in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Leading companies across a variety of industries, including financial services, telecommunications, retail, pharmaceutical and media, rely on Plutora's SaaS solutions to orchestrate releases and environments faster and with integrity. Products include Plutora Release Manager, Plutora Test Environment Manager and Plutora Deployment Manager.
SYS-CON Events announced today the DevOps Foundation Certification Course, being held June ?, 2015, in conjunction with DevOps Summit and 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. This sixteen (16) hour course provides an introduction to DevOps – the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. Improved workflows will res...
When it comes to building applications, one database definitely does not fit all. Traditional SQL databases are great for storing highly structured, normalized data and performing analytics and reporting. NoSQL has attracted developers with its awesome flexibility, and JSON-centric document stores like Cloudant make web developers incredibly productive by offering a JavaScript environment from end-to-end. Recent Big Data challenges have driven the need for a distributed approach to analytics e...
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York June 9-11 will find fresh new content in a new track called PaaS | Containers & Microservices Containers are not being considered for the first time by the cloud community, but a current era of re-consideration has pushed them to the top of the cloud agenda. With the launch ...
The WebRTC Summit 2014 New York, to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC Summit is co-located with 16th International Cloud Expo, @ThingsExpo, Big Data Expo, and DevOps Summit.
Modern Systems announced completion of a successful project with its new Rapid Program Modernization (eavRPMa"c) software. The eavRPMa"c technology architecturally transforms legacy applications, enabling faster feature development and reducing time-to-market for critical software updates. Working with Modern Systems, the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) leveraged eavRPMa"c to transform its Student Information System from Software AG's Natural syntax to a modern application lev...
SOA Software has changed its name to Akana. With roots in Web Services and SOA Governance, Akana has established itself as a leader in API Management and is expanding into cloud integration as an alternative to the traditional heavyweight enterprise service bus (ESB). The company recently announced that it achieved more than 90% year-over-year growth. As Akana, the company now addresses the evolution and diversification of SOA, unifying security, management, and DevOps across SOA, APIs, microser...
Even though it’s now Microservices Journal, long-time fans of SOA World Magazine can take comfort in the fact that the URL – soa.sys-con.com – remains unchanged. And that’s no mistake, as microservices are really nothing more than a new and improved take on the Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) best practices we struggled to hammer out over the last decade. Skeptics, however, might say that this change is nothing more than an exercise in buzzword-hopping. SOA is passé, and now that people are ...
The webinar, hosted by XebiaLabs, will feature 4 experts including Special Host Gene Kim, author of The Phoenix Project, along with IT thought leaders Gary Gruver, Randy Shoup and XebiaLabs' Andrew Phillips. The panel brings more than 30 years of collective experience surrounding microservices transformations at major companies including Google, eBay and Tripwire. "The story around microservices and containers is pretty compelling and the attraction of more flexibility is obviously alluring,"...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Creative Business Solutions will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Creative Business Solutions is the top stocking authorized HP Renew Distributor in the U.S. Based out of Long Island, NY, Creative Business Solutions offers a one-stop shop for a diverse range of products including Proliant, Blade and Industry Standard Servers, Networking, Server Options and...
WHOA.com has announced the newest addition to its data center footprint with the expansion into Equinix's newest state-of-the-art facility: DC-11 Washington, DC IBX+. Located in Ashburn, VA, this data center expands Whoa.com's presence to meet rapidly expanding customer demand for secure cloud solutions. Equinix, Inc. operates International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers in 32 markets across 15 countries in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. Equinix is committed to operating faciliti...
SYS-CON Events announced today that FierceDevOps will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. FierceDevOps keeps software developers and IT operations personnel updated on the latest news and trends around the rapidly evolving role of the traditional IT worker.
The Open Compute Project is a collective effort by Facebook and a number of players in the datacenter industry to bring lessons learned from the social media giant's giant IT deployment to the rest of the world. Datacenters account for 3% of global electricity consumption – about the same as all of Switzerland or the Czech Republic -- according to people I met at the recent Open Compute Summit in San Jose. With increasing mobility at the edge of the cloud and vast new dataflows being pre...
GENBAND has announced that SageNet is leveraging the Nuvia platform to deliver Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) to its large base of retail and enterprise customers. Nuvia’s cloud-based solution provides SageNet’s customers with a full suite of business communications and collaboration tools. Two large national SageNet retail customers have recently signed up to deploy the Nuvia platform and the company will continue to sell the service to new and existing customers. Nuvia’s capabili...