A very good free archiving freebie that supports a wide variety of file types, PeaZip suffers minor bugs and laggy performance.
Winzip 16 piles on the features, including a cloud-based service and a 64-bit engine--even in the Standard version.
WinZip 16 Pro adds backup and task management to the feature set.
Zip files can be huge, wreaking havoc with your virus scanner--and potentially your PC as well. Here are two ways to work around the problem.
Free, open-source file compression utility 7-Zip supports the advanced 7Z format, as well as standard ZIP.
Forget third-party utilities: Windows has a built-in tool for "zipping" a batch of files. Here's how to use it.
Master Zip and other archives--fast, and for free--with Hamster Free Zip Archiver.
The standard compression utility for Windows, WinZip, hits version 15 with a host of new features.
Compress and encrypts e-mail attachments from directly inside Outlook with WinZip Courier.