WinZip is an archive application that is quite extensively used to send a batch of files together anywhere and iOS too has this amazingly useful feature. However, being an iOS user you may face problems such as get error reports while opening the compressed zip files on iPhone. You may try to open a .zip to browse some PDF files inside the archive and get the message of ‘unsupported’ file format.
To overcome this problem WinZip utility app has been released to provide the best possible way to manage ZIP files especially if there are a lot of them to share as e-mail attachments.
Available for download via Appstore, WinZip app for iPad and iPhone gives an easy-to-use interface for opening and managing compressed .zip files. And the best thing about it is that you can download and install the app on your iOS device without having to jailbreak your device.
Once you have this iPhone App to Zip files properly installed on your iOS device, you can quite easily open compressed .zip files and .zip attachments directly from email. The WinZip App For iPhone lets you :
Browse and view Zip files, including multi-file attachments.
Open encrypted Zip files.
Copy the contents of Zip files to the clipboard and,
View zip file attachments from webmail (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc…)
It supports almost all type of file extensions including the zipped file types previewed as – .txt, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .rtf, .pdf, .key, .numbers, .pages, .htm, .htm, .jsp, .bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .tif, .tiff, .png, .gif.
The WinZip iPhone app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. You can download it for these devices at the WinZip Utility iTunes Appstore Link.