New WinZip Software Protects Sensitive Information and Lets Users Send
MANSFIELD, CONN., September 25 /CNW/ - WinZip Computing, a Corel Company
(NASDAQ: CREL; TSX:CRE), today announced the release of WinZip(R) 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(R)
Outlook(R), Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Mail
(Windows Vista(TM)), 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(R) or PowerPoint(R) 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(R) Express/Windows Vista(TM) 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
-- Microsoft(R) 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
-- 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"
-- 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 2.0 is available online for $19.95 US from
www.winzip.com. Please contact email@example.com for multi-user license
pricing. For additional information on WinZip E-Mail Companion 2.0 or other
WinZip products, please visit www.winzip.com.
About WinZip Computing
Founded in 1991, WinZip Computing is located in Mansfield, Conn. and was
recently acquired by Corel Corporation. WinZip Computing offers the world's
most popular Zip utility for Windows, WinZip, along with WinZip Self-Extractor
and WinZip E-Mail Companion. Find download links and more detailed product
information on the WinZip web site at www.winzip.com.
About Corel Corporation
Corel is a leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media
software with more than 100 million users worldwide. The Company's product
portfolio includes some of the world's most popular and widely recognized
software brands including CorelDRAW(R) Graphics Suite, Corel(R) Paint Shop
Pro(R), Corel(R) Painter(TM), Corel DESIGNER(R), Corel WordPerfect(R) Office,
WinZip(R) and iGrafx(R). In 2006, Corel acquired InterVideo, makers of
WinDVD(R), and Ulead, a leading developer of video, imaging and DVD authoring
software. Designed to help people become more productive and express their
creative potential, Corel's software strives to set a higher standard for
value with full-featured products that are easier to learn and use. The
industry has responded with hundreds of awards recognizing Corel's leadership
in software innovation, design and value.
Corel's products are sold in more than 75 countries through a
well-established network of international resellers, retailers, original
equipment manufacturers, online providers and Corel's global websites. The
Company's headquarters are located in Ottawa, Canada with major offices in the
United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Taiwan and Japan. Corel's stock
is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol CREL and on the TSX under the symbol
(C) 2007 Corel Corporation. All rights reserved. Corel, CorelDRAW, Paint
Shop Pro, Painter, Corel DESIGNER, WordPerfect, WinZip, WinDVD, iGrafx,
InterVideo, Ulead, and the Corel logo are trademarks or registered trademarks
of Corel Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. 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.
For further information:
For further information: fama PR Nicole Cornwell, 617-758-4191
firstname.lastname@example.org or Corel Corporation Greg Wood, 613-728-0826 x1865