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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.

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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.

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