is packed with lots of powerful features that are extremely
easy to use. If you have used any other Zip or archive
utility, learning to use PicoZip is a snap.
is a list of the main features in PicoZip. Click on
any of them for more detail.
PicoZip Key Features
and intuitive user interface
PicoZip's user interface were designed to be intuitive and
simple, making it extremely easy to use. PicoZip's features
can be accessed using the standard interface, Wizard interface
or through Windows Explorer via shell extensions. You can
choose to use the user interface that you are most comfortable
more archive formats
PicoZip supports more archive formats than most other archive
utilities available today and this is important because so
many files available on the Internet today are compressed
in various formats. PicoZip can create archives in 7 different
formats (BH, CAB, JAR, LHA, LZH,
TAR, ZIP) and extract files from 19 different archive
formats (ACE, ARC, ARJ, BH, CAB, GZ,
JAR, LHA, LZH, MIM, RAR, TAR, TGZ, UUE, WAR, XXE, Z, ZIP, ZOO). PicoZip
can also create self-extracting archives in 8 different formats
(ACE, ARJ, BH, JAR, LHA, LZH, RAR, ZIP).
PicoZip is tightly integrated with Windows Explorer, allowing
you to carry out most commonly used operations directly from
within Windows Explorer. You can also drag-and-drop files
to or from Windows Explorer. PicoZip is so well integrated
that most of the time, you would not even need to run PicoZip
and easy automated backup
PicoZip comes with an easy to use full-featured backup tool
that automates most of the backup task for you. You can create
"Backup Sets" that stores information on how a backup
should be created, then perform the backup anytime by selecting
the "Backup Set". Routine backups takes only two
mouse clicks !
PicoZip provides lots of configurable options to allow you
to customize almost everything to make PicoZip work just the
way you want it to.
PicoZip can create archives that can extract itself without
the use of any other archive utility. This is useful for distributing
archive files to others who may not have an archive utility,
or may not know how to use one. You have the option to create
self-extracting archives in 8 different formats.
archive files explorer
PicoZip comes with an integrated archive files explorer that
allows you to easily browse your computer for archive files
or to browse the folders within an archive file.
PicoZip allows you to carry out tasks like Extract, Add, Repair,
Test, Virus scan, Make .EXE and Convert on many archives in
a single operation, saving you valuable time while reducing
128/256-bit AES encryption
PicoZip allows you to protect sensitive data in ZIP files
using strong 128-bit or 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard
(AES) encryption. PicoZip encrypted ZIP files are WinZip compatible.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
selected AES as the standard for both U.S. government and
private data encryption.
Built-in support for CD/DVD burning
PicoZip comes with integrated CD/DVD writing capabilities that makes it easy for you to burn your archive files directly to CD/DVD without needing to use other third party software. PicoZip support CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW and DVD-RAM.
PicoZip can be configured to work with most virus scanners
PicoZip can easily convert archives from one format to another.
PicoZip can automatically created an archive and insert it
into a new email ready to send in just three mouse clicks
from within Windows Explorer, without even having to open
PicoZip. (Note: You must have a MAPI compliant email program
like Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora, etc. in order for this
access tray tool
PicoZip's tray tool resides in the Windows tray area on your
task bar, providing you with quick access to commonly used
features. You can also run backups or open recently used archives
PicoZip allows you to bookmark all your favorite folders and
makes it really simple to browse them for archives using the
built-in file explorer.
The Filter feature in PicoZip allows you to filter the files
in an archive based on a filemask (e.g. *.doc, *.txt).
The powerful File find feature allows you to search for files
within an archive using wildcards, range of dates, range of
file sizes or any combination of those criteria.
PicoZip comes with an extensive context sensitive help system.
If at any time, you have any difficulty using PicoZip, just
hit the "F1" key and the relevant information will
be shown to guide you.
PicoZip can repair damaged ZIP archives.
PicoZip can split large ZIP archives into many smaller files,
making it easy to store large ZIP archives into practically
any media. PicoZip split ZIP files are WinZip compatible.
PicoZip can export archive contents listing in 3 different
formats: HTML, CSV (Excel) or plain text.
PicoZip can print the archive contents listing directly to
Look Using Toolbar Skins
PicoZip's toolbar icons can be customized using toolbar skins
that you can download here.
Registering PicoZip entitles you to FREE upgrades to all future
versions of PicoZip. You only pay once, unlike many other
competing archive utilities that charges you for every major
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