WinZip Express for Explorer

The WinZip context menu, used for zipping files or folders, has been and still is very useful. WinZip Express for Explorer extends and improves this context menu usage, providing many new and useful features.

Here is the WinZip Express for Explorer dialog along with descriptions of each element:

WinZip Express for Explorer dialog

File Name: A default name will be present when WinZip Express opens. Click in this box to type a different Zip file name as desired.

Compression type: WinZip Express preselects your default compression, but, unlike the legacy WinZip context menu, WinZip Express allows you to change the compression type from .Zip to .Zipx or vice versa.

Encryption: When this is checked, files that are being zipped will be encrypted. The Encryption strength set in the WinZip Settings tab will be the default. Unless restricted by the password policy, users can change the encryption strength after clicking the configuration arrow to the right of the description.

Conversions: Any or all conversion options can be selected. These will be applied only to the appropriate file types. Configuration arrows are provided for each conversion to the right of the descriptions. The conversions available are:

Share/Save Options: WinZip Express gives three options for the Zip file being created. Those options are:

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

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