WinZip Computing LLC is the leader of file compression for over 20 years and the creators of WinZip one of the world’s most popular zip utility for file compression, file sharing, file encryption and data backup. WinZip was previously available for only Windows and Mac platform, but the good news is that WinZip Computing LLC has just released a free iOS iteration of its popular WinZip utility. The WinZip iOS application includes almost all the features that the desktop version of WinZip has and will allow you to open zip files and and zip attachments from emails, browse and view zip files, and much more on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.

Official WinZip App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touchWith WinZip, a zip file management application for iPhone and iPad you can:

  1. Open Zip files and Zip attachments from email
  2. Browse and view Zip files, including multi-file attachments
  3. Open encrypted Zip files
  4. Copy the contents of Zip files to the clipboard
  5. View Zip file attachments from webmail (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc)

Zipped file types that can be previewed: .txt, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .rtf, .pdf, .key, .numbers, .pages, .htm, .htm, .jsp, .bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .tif, .tiff, .png, .gif

It is no wonder that the WinZip iOS application also lacks the support for another popular data compression format *.rar just like it’s PC version.

Free Download Official WinZip App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: iTunes link. WinZip iOS app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 4.2 or later on your iOS device.