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PKWARE PKZIP And SecureZIP News (08-2010)

06.12.2012 - News

Here is our very latest PKWARE customer information covering the following topics:

  1. New version 12.5 for all PKZIP and SecureZIP customers
    1. New feature PKZIP Server/SecureZIP Server (Windows, Unix, Linux)
    2. New feature PKZIP Desktop/SecureZIP Desktop (Windows)
  2. Information, queries and customer care


1. New version 12.5 for all PKZIP and SecureZIP customers
The new version v12.5 provides all customers with an ongoing maintenance agreement, as well as all new customers, with an improved, economic and further developed version.


1.1. New features PKZIP Server/SecureZIP Server (Windows, Unix, Linux)
The feature set of v12.5 for PKZIP Server and SecureZIP Server comprises the following features:

  • Include open files in ZIP archives (Windows)
  • Extract WavPack files within ZIP archives (Windows , Unix, Linux)
  • Extract files from archives created on IBM z/OS using hardware compression tools (Windows,  Unix, Linux)
  • Changes in FIPS Mode to support NIST algorithm changes effective end of 2010 (Windows , Unix, Linux)

All users of PKZIP or SecureZIP, version 8.x or earlier, who want to upgrade to version v12.5 require a new licence key. A fee is charged for this licence key. Customers using a more recent version of PKZIP or SecureZIP than version 8.x can upgrade free of charge.

Further information (about the product fixes) can be found by visiting the following Web page:
http://www.pkware.com/support-server/product-updates

 

1.2. New features PKZIP Desktop/SecureZIP Desktop (Windows)
The feature set of v12.5 for PKZIP Desktop and SecureZIP Server comprises the following features:

  • Support integration with Microsoft Office 2010
  • Extract WavPack files within ZIP archives
  • Extract files from archives created on IBM z/OS using hardware compression tools
  • Changes in FIPS Mode to support NIST algorithm
    changes affective end of 2010
  • Custom alternative extensions for mailed .ZIP archives


All users of PKZIP Desktop, version 9.x or earlier, who want to upgrade to version v12.5 require a new licence key. A fee is charged for this licence key. Customers using a more recent version of PKZIP Desktop than version 9.x can upgrade free of charge.

Users of SecureZIP Desktop, version 12.1.x or earlier, who want to upgrade to version v12.5 require a new licence key. A fee is charged for this licence key. Customers using a more recent version of SecureZIP Desktop than version 12.1 can upgrade free of charge.

Further information (about the product fixes) can be found by visiting the following web page:
http://www.pkware.com/support-desktop/product-updates

A free 30-day-eval-key is now available on the following web page: http://www.pkware.com/downloads/downloads-margin as a download.


2. Information, queries and customer care
Do you have any questions or would you like some more information?

Our internal sales team will be pleased to help you:
Tel +49 711 88770-400
Email: vertriebsinnendienst [at] to.com