WinZip 6.0 for Windows 95 release candidate
PRE-RELEASE TEST VERSION - rc1a
Includes long filename support and tight
integration with the Windows 95 shell. ZIP
and UNZIP without leaving the Explorer.
Brings the convenience of Windows to Zipping
External pgms not needed for ZIP, tar, gzip.
Requires Windows 95 or Windows NT 3.5/3.51.
"Recommended Download" Windows Magazine 8/95
"Cadillac of Unzippers" PC Magazine 3/14/95
WinZip(R) version 6.0 release candidate 1a
Copyright (C) 1991-1995 Nico Mak Computing, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
WinZip 6.0 is scheduled for release in late August.
Please see whatsnew.txt for a list of recent changes, including
Windows 95 specific features.
*** Installation ***
If you received this version of WinZip on a floppy disk please
follow the instructions on the disk label to install WinZip.
If you received this version of WinZip in a self-extracting
ZIP file (for example, WINZIP60.EXE), you can install it as
follows: activate the Program Manager, select Run from the
File menu, type the full name of the file (for example,
C:\DNLOAD\WINZIP60.EXE), press the Enter key, and follow the
prompts. When the SETUP program completes you can delete the
WinZip files in your temporary directory.
If you received this version of WinZip in a ZIP file, first
extract the files to a blank floppy, then activate the Program
Manager, select Run from the File menu, type A:SETUP, press
the Enter key, and follow the prompts.
*** Upgrade Instructions ***
Follow the installation instructions above. You can install
this version of WinZip to the same location as a previously
installed copy of WinZip.
*** Requirements ***
The Windows 3.1 version requires Windows 3.1 or Windows for
Workgroups. The Win32 version requires Windows NT 3.5 or
later. Some optional features require external programs. See
the documentation for details.
*** Documentation ***
For full documentation, including context sensitive help,
press the F1 key at any time while running WinZip.
*** Win32 Version ***
Win32 users please read the section titled "WinZip for
Windows NT" or "WinZip for Windows 95" in the online help
for important notes on long filenames.
*** Self-Extracting Archives ***
The evaluation "BBS" version of WinZip is distributed as a
Windows self-extracting ZIP file. You can use "WinZip
Self-Extractor", an optional add-on product, to create
self-extracting ZIP files. You can download an evaluation
version of WinZip Self-Extractor as WZIPSE10.EXE.
*** List Of Files ***
The WinZip 6.0 package consists of the following files.
* Files marked with an asterisk are part of the Windows 3.1
version and are NOT part of the Win32 version.
** Files marked with two asterisks are part of the Win32
version and are NOT part of the Windows 3.1 version.
README.TXT introductory information
WINZIP.TXT product overview
* WINZIP.EXE required executable
* WZ.DLL required dynamic link library
* WZ2.DLL required dynamic link library
WINZIPFM.DLL File Manager Extension dynamic link library
WINZIP.HLP complete documentation in windows help format
** WINZIP32.EXE required executable
** WZWIN32S.EXE required executable for Win32s environment
** WZSHLEXT.DLL required dynamic link library
** WZFM32.DLL File Manager Extension dynamic link library
WZ.COM required executable
WZ.PIF required Program Information File
LICENSE.TXT license agreement/warranty disclaimer
ORDER.TXT order form
VENDOR.TXT information for Shareware Distributors
WHATSNEW.TXT list of changes in this version
FILE_ID.DIZ brief description for bulletin boards
Some files are distributed with a trailing underscore or
dollar sign at the end of the filename. The underscore or
dollar sign is replaced with the appropriate character by the
SETUP program. For example, WINZIP.HL_ becomes WINZIP.HLP.
If you did not receive all these files please contact Nico Mak
Computing, Inc. via electronic mail to 70056,241 on
CompuServe, [email protected]
on Internet, or by sending
postal mail to P.O. Box 919, Bristol, CT 06011 USA