WinZip's Big Zipper Bundle Now Includes the New WinZip® Self-Extractor 4.0

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WinZip Computing today announced that it has updated its Big Zipper bundle with the newly released WinZip® Self-Extractor 4.0. WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 is used in conjunction with WinZip 12 to easily create secure, self-extracting Zip files.

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Together, WinZip Self-Extractor and WinZip make it faster and easier to share sensitive electronic files securely -- whether it's your company's new software update or your personal income tax info

WinZip Computing, a Corel Company (NASDAQ:CREL; TSX:CRE), today announced that it has updated its popular Big Zipper bundle with the newly released WinZip® Self-Extractor 4.0. The latest version of the bundle includes the new WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0, along with WinZip 12 Pro and WinZip E-Mail Companion 2 at the value price of $59.95. Customers can learn more about the new Big Zipper bundle and WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 at http://www.winzip.com/prodpagese.htm .

WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 is used in conjunction with WinZip 12 to easily create secure, self-extracting Zip files that can be downloaded or sent using various file-share services or other distribution methods like FTP. Self-extracting Zip files can contain multiple compressed files, minimizing download time and ensuring that important files do not become separated from the package. The recipient receives a familiar Windows® interface that makes it easy to decompress files without needing a separate Zip utility.

Also ideal for creating self-extracting files for distributing programs and drivers, WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 enables the user to include a setup or installation program to automate the installation process. By making the installation simple, there's no need to send complex instructions to the recipient.

"Together, WinZip Self-Extractor and WinZip make it faster and easier to share sensitive electronic files securely -- whether it's your company's new software update or your personal income tax info," said Craig Kallin, Vice President of eCommerce and Marketing. 'And now with support for the industry-leading JPEG compression from WinZip 12.0, WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 makes it easy to share large collections of digital photos, without having any impact on image quality.'

WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 Supports:

  •     JPEG compression for lossless compression of digital photos and other JPEG image files -- up to 25%
  •     LZMA compression
  •     WavPack compression for lossless compression of .WAV (audio) files
  •     Unicode to ensure international characters are displayed for filenames in a Zip file
  •     128- and 256-bit AES encryption for secure file distribution…and much more.

WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 is available as part of the Big Zipper bundle for $59.95 and can also be purchased on its own for $49.95. Discounted upgrade and multi-user pricing options are also available. To learn more or download the Big Zipper bundle or WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0, please visit http://www.winzip.com/prodpagese.htm. For more information on other WinZip products, please visit http://www.winzip.com.

About WinZip Computing:
Founded in 1991, WinZip Computing is located in Mansfield, Connecticut and was acquired by Corel Corporation in April 2006. WinZip Computing offers the world's most popular Zip utility for Windows, WinZip, along with WinZip Self-Extractor and WinZip E-mail Companion. Find download links and more detailed product information on the WinZip web site at http://www.winzip.com.

About Corel Corporation:
Corel is one of the world's top software companies with more than 100 million active users in over 75 countries. We develop software that helps people express their ideas and share their stories in more exciting, creative and persuasive ways. Through the years, we've built a reputation for delivering innovative, trusted products that are easy to learn and use, helping people achieve new levels of productivity. The industry has responded with hundreds of awards for software innovation, design and value.

Our award-winning product portfolio includes some of the world's most widely recognized and popular software brands, including CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Corel® Painter™, Corel DESIGNER® Technical Suite, Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Photo, VideoStudio®, WinDVD®, Corel® WordPerfect® Office and WinZip®. Our global headquarters are in Ottawa, Canada, with major offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Taiwan and Japan.

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