winzip question

  charlton200 19:39 03 Jun 2007
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is winzip not a free program anymore?
If it not can you suggest another free similar program.

Thanks.

  rdave13 19:47 03 Jun 2007

Try 7-zip click here

  mocha 20:01 03 Jun 2007

Go here click here and check out freeware and open source progs.

  Snec 23:17 03 Jun 2007

Zipstar is good click here

BTW, Winzip has never been free, it should always have been paid for, it's a shareware program.

  Stuartli 23:45 03 Jun 2007

If you have XP it has its own zip extracter - right click on the zip file.

  rabadubdub 01:54 04 Jun 2007

WinZip was always shareware, apparently.
I'd recommend 7-Zip too.

  Miros 08:34 04 Jun 2007

Can you still use XP once a zip file has been opened with Winzip? If so how ? Just looked at one of my Zip Files previously opened by Winzip and cn't see an option to open with XP, would I have to first uninstall Winzip?

  Stuartli 10:32 04 Jun 2007

XP's Extraction Wizard is always available; I use both WinZip and the XP version.

Key in Extraction Wizard into Help and Support for an overview of the XP version.

  Jackcoms 10:39 04 Jun 2007

"would I have to first uninstall Winzip?"

Yes

  Snec 10:56 04 Jun 2007

"would I have to first uninstall Winzip?"


No

  Stuartli 10:58 04 Jun 2007

I've already pointed out that I use both...:-)

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