PKZip made once considered one of the first packer sensation. Meanwhile, the shareware was indeed overtaken by rivals such as WinZip and and a number of freeware alternatives, but has gained in quality over the course of its development. A notable example is the integration of PKZip features in Windows and other programs. Thus files directly from Windows Explorer or Outlook can be compressed out. PKZip also attaches great importance to data security. A repair function reconstructs damaged archives and encryption protects the compressed data from the gaze of others.

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