WinZip is a file compression utility that lets you open all major compression formats, including ZIP, ZIPZ, RAR, 7Z, TAR, GZIP, VHD, XZ, and POSIX TAR. WinZip allows the creation of compressed ZIP and ZIPX files using your files. You can also protect the archives using password encryption. WinZip can directly connect to Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, and other cloud storage to upload your files. Before sharing files using WinZip, you can the program remove hidden personal data (EXIF) from them.