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PKZIP for Windows Desktop manufacturer description
* ZIP Files to Save Storage Space
PKZIP compresses files, up to 95%, to save storage space on your drive and improve transmission times.
* Zip and Encrypt Files Directly from Word, Excel, or PowerPoint
PKZIP integrates with Microsoft Office; simply select “Save Copy as ZIP File” or "Save Copy as Secure ZIP File" to compress or encrypt directly from Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.
* Strong Passphrase-based File Protection
PKZIP supports AES or 3DES encryption to protect valuable information. Files encrypted with PKZIP may be decrypted and extracted on major enterprise computing platforms using PKZIP, SecureZIP, or the free ZIP Reader for Windows.
* Sends Secure Emails and Attachments
PKZIP integrates with Microsoft Outlook so any email can be encrypted and attachments can be compressed and encrypted automatically. Encrypted emails can be forwarded without the need to download and resave files. Outlook calendar attachments can also be encrypted.
* Encrypts File Names
The names of files in an encrypted PKZIP archive cannot be read until the archive is decrypted.
* Configurable Minimum Passphrase Length
PKZIP allows administrators to configure the minimum length of passphrases created by users.
* Large File Compression & Very Large Archive Support
PKZIP can compress files that are over 9 exabytes in size and allow users to combine up to 2 billion files into a single ZIP archive.
* Lossless Compression
PKZIP uses “lossless” compression so no original data is lost when a file is zipped.
* Compresses & Decompresses Files in Multiple Formats
Compress files in several archive formats, including ZIP, TAR, JAR, BZ2, GZIP, UUEncode, LZMA, PPMd and XXEncode. Open (decompress) ZIP files, as well as RAR, TAR, JAR, BZ2, GZIP, UEncode, XXEncode, CAB, LZH, ARJ, LZMA, PPMd and BinHex.
* Command-line Add-on for Automating Recurring Tasks
PKZIP provides a command-line interface allowing users to create scripts for automating unattended script and batch processing.
* File Shredding
PKZIP can be configured to overwrite deleted files, up to seven times, in accordance with NSA specifications to ensure deleted information cannot later be recovered.
* Operates Across All Major Computing Platforms
PKZIP delivers cross-platform compatibility across desktop, server, midrange, and mainframe environments (Windows desktop and server, UNIX/Linux servers, IBM i5/OS and z/OS).