WinZip App For Windows 8 Now Available As Free Download


WinZip was released in Windows Store 3 months back at a steep price of $7.99. If you were planning to buy this app at some point, download it now. Because, WinZip can be downloaded from Windows Store for free.

App Features:

  • Open and save .zip and .zipx files
  • Secure confidential files from prying eyes, whether they are sent by email, shared online or stored on your system, with WinZip’s military-grade encryption
  • Easily send large files by email by zipping your attachments first or by using the integrated ZipSend file delivery service
  • Securely share any type of file and rich content on Facebook using seamless integration with ZipShare
  • Use the Windows 8 ‘Share’ charm to deliver zipped files to your contacts through email, social media or other apps
  • Experience super easy-to-use Windows 8-style interface with touch-friendly features
  • Securely send files to mobile devices with WinZip’s password protection
  • Compress large files, entire folders or archives for faster transfer and to save space on your system

Download it here from Windows Store.

Update:

As per WinZip spokesperson, the WinZip app for Windows 8 is not available for free after all. The app is free for 15 days, after which you have to pay a $7.99 a year subscription fee for the app. They are updating their app description in the Windows Store now.

Thanks to Sagar for the heads up.

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