Control and configure WinZip directly from the command prompt with WinZip Command Line Support, a free add-on for users with a valid license (WinZip 17 or higher required).
The WinZip Command Line provides a command line interface that gives you the power of WinZip without the usual WinZip graphical user interface. It lets you use WinZip directly from the command prompt and from batch (.BAT) files and script languages, making it ideal for automating repetitive tasks. An extensive set of command line options gives you pinpoint control over WinZip's actions.
NEW! Supports all the latest zipx compression methods for zipping and unzipping
NEW! Supports the enterprise-wide password feature
Recognizes and supports FIPS policy settings for WinZip Enterprise in Relaxed Mode. (Enterprise only)
Detects WIP (Windows Information Protection). (Enterprise only)
WZZIP now includes XZ Compression using the -eg switch.
WZZIP -m switch now moves files to the Recycle Bin.
Microsoft Installer-based installation and removal.
PPMd and bzip2 compression methods provide greater compression for many types of files.
Supports "Best" method zip operations, which now include the new LZMA and Jpeg compression along with the existing PPMd, bzip2, and WavPack compression methods.
Easy-to-use, state-of-the-art AES encryption for your sensitive files.
Supports "Password Policies" to designate the minimum length and character set of passwords and passphrases as well as the allowable encryption methods.
The Command Line Add-On has full support for WinZip’s new AES encryption.
Support for the 64-bit extended Zip file format, which for all practical purposes eliminates the existing restrictions on Zip file size and capacity, is included in the Command Line Add-On.
File level comments can now be stored using UNICODE characters.
WinZip works with Windows to block the extraction and execution of dangerous file types from Zip files.
All commands and options are documented in a Windows help file for ease of reference.
WinZip 17 (Standard or Pro) or later AND Microsoft® Windows XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10.