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Here are two sets of steps you can take to create Zip files using WinZip for Mac.
After opening WinZip, if you will be encypting the file(s) you zip, you may want to configure WinZip Preferences to insure that your preferred encryption strength is used. Then, when you are ready to zip your file(s):
Note: If you click the button to add from a cloud service, a very similar drop down window will open with the available cloud services listed (Dropbox and Google Drive). If you have not logged in to a cloud service, you will be able to do so from the window that displays.
After you create your Zip file, you may click one of the Email buttons to send it using the Mail app. The button on the left, which looks like an envelope, will attach the new Zip file directly to a Mail message. If you click the button on the right, your Zip file will be uploaded to a cloud service and a link allowing the receiver to download the Zip file will be inserted into a Mail message.
With WinZip Mac 2.0 or later, you can right click (or press the CTRL button and click) files and folders to create a Zip file. When you right click a file, the context menu will display and you will find two WinZip features at the bottom of the menu. Those features are Email as Zip File and Add to Zip File.
If you click Add to Zip File, a dialog having the same name will open.
A suggested file name will display that you can change if you wish. You can also choose where the Zip file will be saved, change the file format, and/or choose to encrypt the file(s) being added if you want. Just click the Zip button to finish creating your Zip file.