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WinZip E-Mail Companion 2.0 Brings Easy Encryption and Compression To E-mail
New WinZip Software Protects Sensitive Information and Lets Users Send Attachments Faster
Mansfield, Conn. - September 25, 2007
WinZip Computing, a Corel Company (NASDAQ:CREL; TSX:CRE), today announced the release of WinZip E-Mail Companion 2.0, a new time saving tool that reduces the size of outgoing e-mail attachments and provides password-based AES encryption to protect confidential information contained in those attachments.
WinZip E-Mail Companion 2.0 integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Windows Mail (Windows Vista), streamlining the compression and encryption process into one easy step. Users simply attach their content, click "Send" and allow the WinZip E-Mail Companion to do the rest.
This simple automated process protects the confidentiality of attachment content, decreases e-mail transmission time for both sender and recipient, and reduces the amount of disk space required to store e-mail messages.
"Many legal, financial and other professionals today may unknowingly put clients' confidential data at risk by e-mailing attachments in unencrypted form," said Edwin Siebesma, President of WinZip Computing. "With WinZip E-Mail Companion 2.0, users can now quickly and easily compress and encrypt outgoing e-mail attachments, confident that sensitive information will be protected."
Users who want to send a document, spreadsheet or presentation directly from Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint can use WinZip E-Mail Companion to zip and e-mail these files in one step, and even save files as a Zip file directly from these Office applications.
Key benefits of WinZip E-Mail Companion 2.0 include:
Outlook Express/Windows Vista Mail support: In addition to Microsoft Outlook 2002/2003/2007, WinZip Email Companion now supports Outlook Express and Windows Mail for Windows Vista. Outlook Express and Windows Mail are among the world's most popular email clients for home- and small-office PC users.
Microsoft Office support: Instantly zip, encrypt and e-mail documents from within Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Documents can also be saved as a Zip file.
Easier access to configuration: Outlook 2002/2003/2007, Outlook Express and Windows Mail users to configure the Companion directly from within each e-mail program's main menu.
Improved compression options: WinZip E-Mail Companion 2.0 supports "legacy" (Zip 2.0) compression compatible with any Zip file utility, offers special compression for WAV files and includes a new "Best" compression option that automatically chooses the compression method best suited for each type of file.
Alternate extensions and Improved Zip file naming: Zip file names created in WinZip E-Mail Companion are now fully customizable. Plus, a new alternate extension feature makes it easy to e-mail zipped attachments to recipients whose e-mail security does not allow attachments with the ".zip" extension.
Simplified toolbar and Improved support of Microsoft Word e-mail editor: The new, easier-to-use WinZip Email Companion toolbar is now available in e-mail messages being edited with the Microsoft Word e-mail editor.
WinZip E-Mail Companion requires that Outlook 2002, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007,
Outlook Express 6.0, or Windows Mail 6.0 be installed on your system with Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista.
Optional: Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint or Microsoft Excel (2002, 2003, 2007)