ZipGenius is free software which can be used for compression or decompression. In short it is software to do the zip and unzip actions on files and folders. There are no restrictions on the use since it is free; you can use it anywhere. This is great software considering many of the features available on ZipGenius have been paid features on many similar softwares.
They have come to existence in 1997 and their intention was to bring a world-class free product. They have succeeded in their mission and ZipGenius still remains as free software. Their success was largely attributed to the fact they kept their software as free over the years.
Some free software come with few other traps like spyware or ads. ZipGenius claims that they have always stayed away from such tricks. This means you won’t find any annoying advertisement on the software or hidden spyware.
Its layout and navigation is as simple as it gets. It doesn’t matter whether you are an experienced or inexperienced user, you’ll find easy navigation throughout. One of the best graphical user interfaces I must say.
Yes, it is basically meant for zip or unzip action on files and folders, but it offers lot more than that. It supports many file types. As an added advantage you can create encrypted archives. Also, it can be used as a utility to organize the pictures in your albums. There is another extra utility namely FTPGenius with which you can connect to a FTP server; this utility is part of the ZipGenius Suite Edition. For the standard edition you may want to download it separately for your use.
ZipGenius comes in two versions: standard edition and suite edition. Standard edition is meant for those who are looking for a very basic application with less addons. It doesn’t have many of the extra utilities. Whereas the suit edition has got many applications including ZGAlbum, extra themes, FTPGenius etc.