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|Note: this is a pre-release version for
testing purposes. The latest
shipping version is WinZip 6.3 SR-1.
Here are answers to common questions about WinZip 7.0:
Q: What's new in the WinZip 7.0 beta, and how do I get a copy?
Note that this is pre-release software, and the feature
Q: What will the upgrade cost?
Q: Will you send another message when WinZip 7.0 is released?
Q: Will the beta version recognize me as a registered user?
Q: What are the system requirements for the WinZip 7.0 beta release?
Q: What else should I know?
--- Hints and Tips for the New WinZip 7.0 ---
Here are some WinZip 7.0 hints and tips you may find useful:
* Use the new toolbar buttons to make WinZip work the way you want.
* You can choose which columns are displayed in the main WinZip window
* The file listing for an archive can be quickly sorted by any of the
* WinZip will open and extract files from most self-extracting CAB files
--- Frequently Asked Questions ---
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about WinZip are on the web page
Recently updated FAQs include
Is WinZip ready for the Year
How Do I Use WinZip With
My E-Mail Program?
How Do I Install WinZip Site
Licenses In A Networked Environment?
You can search for information on the WinZip web site using the form
|Please remember that this is a pre-release beta
test version, and that it is possible that some of the new features in
this version will not be included in the final release.
New features in WinZip 7.0 include:
Support for Microsoft’s CAB (cabinet) format, including most self-extracting CAB files.
Sizable, sortable, and selectable columns in the main window. The optional attribute and CRC columns are new. Columns can be resized with the mouse, and turned off from the Configuration | View dialog box. Just click on a column header to sort.
A configurable toolbar with 21 toolbar buttons. (Note: toolbar configuration requires version 4.71 or later of the Windows Common Control library. This library is part of Windows 98, Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0, and is available as a separate download from Microsoft, as described in the section titled Windows Common Control Library.
Optional support for the Internet Explorer 4.0-style “one click open” interface. If this option is enabled in Internet Explorer 4.0 Active Desktop, it will be enabled in WinZip automatically. Otherwise, you can turn it on using the Configuration | View dialog box.
Command line support for zipping and unzipping is implemented via wzzip.exe and wzunzip.exe.
A print facility to print the information listed in the main WinZip window.
Improved configuration using a tabbed dialog box.
Zip comment support.
Improvements to the Install Feature.
Optional Tip of the Day dialog box.
WinZip Self-Extractor Personal Edition (included with WinZip) now creates Zip files that span multiple removable disks.
A list of features introduced in earlier versions of WinZip is available
from the WinZip web site at http://www.winzip.com/version.htm.
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