A Zip file is a compressed archive file which may contain one or more files and folders. The most commonly used compression algorithm in Zip file is DEFLATE,
however other compression algorithms are also allowed in zip file. Today, Zip file is the most widely used archive format. By compressing files and
folders into zip file, you can
save lots of disc space and network bandwidth when transferring files on Internet.
With PowerISO, you can create, open, extract, and convert zip files. To open zip
please follow the steps,
Click the "Open" button on toolbar or choose
"File > Open" menu.
An "Open file" dialog will popup. Navigate to the
folder containing the zip file, select the file, then click "Open"
If the zip archive is encrypted, PowerISO may prompt you to
enter the password to open the file. Enter the correct password for the file, then click
PowerISO will open the zip file, and list
all files and folders in it. You can then browse and
view contents in the zip archive. If there is a '*' at the end of
the file name, it means that the file is encrypted with a password.
If you want to extract files in the zip file, please select the files you want t extract, then
click the "Extract" button on
toolbar to open "Extract zip file" dialog. If no file is
selected, all files in the zip archive will be extracted.
Choose the destination directory for
extraction. If you want to extract all files, you
should select "All files" option. Otherwise, only selected files
will be extracted.
Click the "OK" button to start
extracting zip archive. PowerISO will show the progress information during extraction.
After the operation complete, you can find the extracted files in destination