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WinZip® 11 Wins 2007 People’s Choice Award for "Best Application" at ShareWare Industry Awards


WinZip Computing, a Corel Company (NASDAQ:CREL; TSX:CRE), today announced that WinZip® 11 was recognized with the People’s Choice Award for “Best Application” at the 2007 Shareware Industry Association Awards.

WinZip Computing’s leading compression and encryption utilities have been acknowledged with a Shareware Industry Award or a People’s Choice award in eight of the last nine years.

“We are extremely honoured to be recognized as the 2007 People’s Choice for Best Application,” said Craig Kallin, Director of eCommerce and Marketing for WinZip Computing. “As we continue to evolve WinZip into an application that helps make file management easier than ever, we’re thrilled to receive the validation of our users.”

WinZip is a powerful and easy-to-use compression utility that quickly zips and unzips files to conserve disk space and greatly reduce email transmission time. It is the data compression tool of choice for thousands of organizations, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies, as well as millions of home users. More than 160 million users have downloaded copies of WinZip from CNET’s alone.

Both WinZip 11.1 Standard and Pro are Certified for Windows Vista™. WinZip 11.1 Standard offers a thumbnail image view and automatic compression selection, plus improved compression for audio files (.WAV) and the ability to open .BZ2 and .RAR files. WinZip 11.1 Pro adds expanded data backup functionality and includes a new internal image viewer that enables users to browse through multiple images within a Zip file.

WinZip 11.1 makes it simple to:

Navigate multi-folder Zip files quickly with a new Explorer-style view
Organize digital images easily with a new thumbnail view and internal image viewer
Protect sensitive data using 128- and 256-bit key AES encryption
Automate common tasks, including data backup, with the WinZip Job Wizard
Create the smallest possible Zip files with a new ’best compression’ option
Open RAR and BZ2 files with WinZip’s expanded support for various compression formats
To download WinZip 11.1 please visit For more information on other WinZip products, please visit


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