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What are the requirements for WinZip Courier 5?

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Last updated: 16 May, 2014
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WinZip Courier

WinZip Courier 5 Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista
  • Supported Email Programs: Microsoft Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010, and Outlook 2007
  • Supported Browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and later; Google Chrome 6 and later; Firefox 3.5 and later
  • Supported Web Mail:, Yahoo! Mail, and Gmail
  • Optional Supported Programs: Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel (versions 2013, 2010, and 2007)

These requirements only apply to the computer system where WinZip Courier is installed. Recipients of your email messages do not need WinZip Courier and can use any email program to read your messages. To open and extract from the Zip files you send, your recipient will need a Zip file utility such as WinZip or WinZip Pro.

WinZip Courier Limitations

  • The 64-bit versions of Microsoft Office (2013 and 2010) are not supported in Courier versions earlier than 4.0
  • The 64-bit versions of Internet Explorer are not supported in Courier versions earlier than 4.0
  • When using InPrivate Browsing a default Toolbars setting that disables toolbars and extensions must be turned off, or Courier will not work

If you have any questions about this information, please email Technical Support.

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