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The File (or Application) Menu

The File menu (sometimes called the Application menu) is the leftmost tab on the WinZip Ribbon and contains options that affect the entire Zip file or WinZip® itself. The following options are available:

  • New Zip File: Create a new, empty Zip file (.zip or .zipx). After the new Zip file is created, click From PC or Cloud in the Create/Share tab to add files.
  • New LHA File: Create a new, empty LHA file. After the new LHA file is created, click From PC or Cloud in the Create/Share tab to add files.
  • New Zip File on CD/DVD: Create a new Zip file and burn it on a CD or DVD (Pro version only).
  • Open (from PC/Cloud): Open an existing WinZip file from your PC, a network location, or a cloud storage service.
  • Favorites: Display a list of WinZip files in your Favorite Zip Folders.
  • Print: Print a list of the files in the open WinZip file that are currently displayed in the WinZip main window.
  • Save: Save the currently open WinZip file.
  • Save As (to PC/Cloud): Save the currently open WinZip file to a new folder and/or save it with a new file name. You can save to your PC, a network location, or the cloud, including FTP sites.
  • Close: Close the currently open WinZip file without closing WinZip.
  • Exit: Close WinZip.
  • Recent Archives: Click one of the recently opened WinZip files in this list to open it immediately.