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New WinZip(R) Courier(TM) 6 Simplifies Sending Large Files by Email

WinZip Courier 6 makes it fast and safe to send files by email. Support for 8 cloud storage services, now including ZipShare(R) and MediaFire.

MANSFIELD, CONNECTICUT -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/14 --

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Introducing WinZip Courier 6, the latest version of WinZip's email plugin that makes it effortless to secure and send large files by email. Extending its cloud service integration with new support for and MediaFire, WinZip Courier 6 works with corporate email, webmail and connected cloud storage accounts to break through email size limits and easily zip and encrypt attachments for safe delivery.

Seamless to use, WinZip Courier 6 converts large email attachments to zip files, saving storage space and making them easier to send via email. For large attachments that exceed email size limits, WinZip Courier 6 automatically uploads the zipped file to a connected cloud service account and adds a link to the file to the outgoing email message. WinZip Courier 6 makes it simple to take advantage of your cloud storage for email sharing and now integrates directly with MediaFire and WinZip's ZipShare file sharing service, along with Box, OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, SugarSync and CloudMe.

When creating the zipped email attachment, WinZip Courier 6 also offers powerful file conversion options including the ability to convert to PDF, add watermarks and resize images. Users can protect confidential data by password-protecting outgoing files with 128-bit or 256-bit AES encryption. In addition, WinZip Courier 6 wipes temp files to ensure the security of encrypted attachments.

WinZip Courier 6 works with Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2010 (32-bit and 64-bit) and webmail, with new support for ZoHo, along with Yahoo! Mail, and Gmail to zip attachments into smaller, more manageable packages. With support for Microsoft Installer (MSI) technology, WinZip Courier 6 can be quickly deployed over corporate networks.

"There's really no easier way to send a file than email. We rely on it every day to deliver the attachments we need to share fast. But everyone who's tried to send a big attachment knows they can be a problem for email servers and overloaded inboxes. No one wants the frustration of a large file bouncing back or the worry that your info isn't secure. That's why WinZip Courier is making it simple to take advantage of the power of Zip, encryption and your cloud storage accounts to send your files by email, safely and quickly," said Patrick Nichols, President of WinZip.


Ideal for organizations of any size from small businesses to large global companies, WinZip Courier 6 is now available in 13 languages worldwide including English, Czech, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Korean.

WinZip Courier 6 is available for the suggested retail price of $24.95 (US, CAD, AUD) / GBP 17.99 / EUR20.45. WinZip offers affordable and flexible volume licensing discounts and maintenance options for organizations of all sizes - from small businesses to large enterprise accounts.

For more information about WinZip Courier 6, WinZip 18.5 and WinZip multi-user software licensing options, please visit For more information about ZipShare, please visit

About WinZip

WinZip is trusted by millions of businesses and consumers to boost productivity, simplify file sharing and keep information private. The world's number one compression and encryption software, WinZip offers apps for all of today's most popular platforms and devices, giving users a better way to exchange files in the cloud, email and social media. WinZip's product line also includes powerful utilities to improve system performance and help keep PCs secure. WinZip is part of the Corel family of companies. For more information about WinZip, please visit

Copyright © 2014 VAPC (Lux) S.a.r.L. All Rights Reserved. WinZip, the WinZip logo, Courier, and ZipShare are trademarks or registered trademarks of VAPC (Lux) S.a.r.L. All other product names and any registered and unregistered trademarks mentioned are used for identification purposes only and remain the exclusive property of their respective owners.

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