Encrypt Zip File(s)

Do you have confidential files that you want to keep safe? WinZip allows you to encrypt your zip files with certified 128- or 256-bit AES encryption, keeping your files safe from unwanted eyes.

Encrypt Zip File(s)

How to encrypt zip file(s) in WinZip

  • Step 1 Open WinZip
  • Step 2 Using WinZip's file pane select the file(s) you want encrypted
  • Step 3 Turn Encrypt to on position
  • Step 4 Select Add to Zip
  • Step 5 Save the zip file

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WinZip's powerful zip file encryption makes protecting files a breeze. Compress, save, or share your encrypted files with our powerful, easy-to-use interface.

WinZip does more that just encrypt files

Check out some of the other file management features (beyond zipping and unzipping) in WinZip, like Send Zip Files, Archive File, Compress Video
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