Wednesday, August 22, 2007

WinZip E-Mail Companion 2.0 Beta

WinZip E-Mail Companion is a handy application that I just gave a try. Do you know of some free alternatives that maybe supports 7-zip?


WinZip® E-Mail Companion Beta makes it easy to zip (compress) the documents and other files that you attach to Microsoft® Outlook, Outlook Express, and Windows Mail e-mail messages. Zipping attachments saves transmission time and disk storage for both the sender and receiver of the e-mail.

If you want to try the beta download it from here:

Update. I found that on Vista and Outlook 2007 the Configure settings are not retained. After contacting WinZip they explained that it is only when accessing configure from within an email message. When using Tools/Options/WinZip E-Mail Companion it works. Hopefully they will fix this in due time.


  1. Restored comment
    Do you know of some free alternatives that maybe supports 7-zip?

    Hi Jimmy

    Do you mean something like IZArc or have I misunderstood your question (most likely)?

    Take care, Mike

  2. Restored comment
    by JTB World
    It was more a plug in for Outlook I thought about that automatically zipped files in emails. But Thanks for the IZArc tip anyway, I for sure will give it a try.

  3. Restored comment
    by MikePerry
    Hi Jimmy

    Oops, sorry about that.

    The following might offer more the kind of the thing you are looking for...

    Download of the Day: SecureZIP (Windows)
    Take care, Mike


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