If you are a PC user, this Windows program is one you will need to decompress most of the files you download from the Internet. (Mac users, check out StuffIt.) WinZip brings the convenience of a Windows interface to the use of ZIP files, without requiring PKZIP and PKUNZIP. The wizard makes unzipping easier than ever. WinZip features built-in support for popular Internet file formats, including TAR, Gzip, Unix compress, UUencode, BinHex, and MIME. Visit this definition on to download the program.

See also : compression  ZIP or .zip  
NetLingo Classification: Net Software

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