The archive file type is widely used all over the computing world. It serves many purposes from simple computing tasks to complicated ones. For instance, is it used for decompressing archive files downloaded from online sources, compressing large files to make them easier for uploads, creating a backup of vital personal and system data, creation of self-extracting installation files, and many more. This program is designed to help the user manage archive files by creating, extracting, and repairing archives. After installation, the user is presented with a tiled application interface more like the modern Windows 8. This feature gives the user one-click access to all the features available in the program.
The user can even access the features of this program right from the Windows Explorer interface because it integrates seamlessly with Windows. And works perfectly with both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows. The application has a unique feature that enables the user to preview the contents of a file without extracting it from the archive. Other excellent features include its ability to encrypt archives, repair broke zip files and support for an extensive number of archive file-formats including ISO, RAR, ZIPX, MSI, NSIS, CHM, DMG, RPM, CPIO, ACE, VHD, XAR ARJ, and ARC, and many others.
Ashampoo ZIP is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in compression category and is available to all software users as a free download.